Welcome!

We are a family-focused, evangelical Christian fellowship in East Belfast, Northern Ireland, whose worship is biblical and contemporary. We have a strong emphasis on using the gifts of our members and expressing God’s love both within the church family and in the wider community.

Feel free to explore our website, where you will learn more about who we are, what we do and why we do it. If you’re free on Sunday, why not drop in to one of our worship services? Dress code is casual and you’re assured of a warm welcome!

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Updated: 26 August 2014

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Notices & Events

Card making class. Every Tuesday 7.30–9.30pm. Cost £5 (for materials). In the back halls. Everyone welcome.

Contact Rosemary Cowan for more details.
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In: Cross Section, 6-8 Finvoy Street

On: Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, starting 16th September 2014

From: 3.30 – 5.00pm

Contact 028 9059 5858 for more details
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BPC Home groups start back 8pm Wednesday 17th September. For more details, please see our Home Groups page.

If you would like to join a home group, please contact
Alastair Giffen.
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M14 Mens’ Conference
Saturday 8th November 10.00am in the Spires. Tickets £35 from
Geoff Gordon

Website
here.
Video clip of Karl Martin
here.
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Covered shoe boxes are available to buy for 50p each at the welcome desk. Please
leave shoe boxes in the Howard Lewis room by Sunday 26th October. For
further information, please contact
Vivienne Spence or Elizabeth Lewis
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'Taking the Lord's name in vain'
BBC Radio Ulster
Thought for the day
Frank Sellar
24th Sept 2014
Read the article on the
BPC blog page.
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News & Views*

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Make your retirement count for Christ
What would you do if all of the over-60s in your church suddenly stopped turning up for duty?
Read article
here.
This is my story...
In the first of a new regular testimony feature, we hear how a series of unusual experiences led Parisian atheist Guillaume Bignon on an intellectual journey to Christ. Read article here.
Three arguments for Biblical inerrancy that need to be retired
One of the most important books I read in seminary was evangelical Old Testament scholar Peter Enns’ Incarnation and Inspiration, which offers a way of understanding the Bible in which its authority can be respected even if some of the stories it tells are not historical events. Read article here.
The prayer rocket
When the disciples asked Jesus to teach them to pray, he gave them a prayer. Not a lecture on prayer. Not the doctrine of prayer. He gave them a quotable, repeatable, portable prayer (Luke 11:1–4). Read article here.
Millennials Need to Know Church MUST be Boring and Irrelevant
Way to go Millennials. You’ve destroyed Christianity. That’s right: destroyed. You could have been content to sit in our churches keeping quiet and playing along, but now you’ve ruined Christianity by making church all about you.Read article here.
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It’s Biblically Impossible to Be Biblical
There is a holy grail that evangelical Christians have been seeking. It’s a quest that has consumed much time and left many battered believers by the side of the road. I’ve sacrificed my share of time to this pursuit over the years. Read article here.
Why Christianity doesn't work
Shame about Christianity, isn’t it. Promises so much, offers a huge amount, but it just doesn’t work. Read article here. By Adrian Plass
Breaking the chains: a poem
My first escape bid
came at the age of nought.
Nine months in mummy's tummy—
no more room in the womb.
Read more
here.
Why we need another sexual revolution
What does your sex life say about God? Read more here.
How the church portrays the beauty of Christ
10 quotes from the book 'Gospel: How the Church Portrays the Beauty of Christ', by Ray Ortlund. Read more here.
Matt Maher - Lord, I Need You
Lord, I Need You is the first single on Matt Maher's new album, 'All The People Said Amen'. Listen here.

* Views and opinions expressed in these articles do not necessarily reflect those held by BPC or its members.