E3 Prayer Letter (Adam McCready)
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E3 Prayer Letter (Adam McCready)

Primary Schools Pray for children who are starting school this month for the first time; that they will quickly settle into school life and make friends quickly. Pray for Christian teachers as they begin a new year, that they seek to be salt and light in their schools. Pray for the Primary 7 pupils who...

Prayer for Primary Schools
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Prayer for Primary Schools

On the 8th October along with Ballymena House of Prayer we are holding a prayer for primary schools evening in Carniny Primary School. We’d love to see as many people there as possible as we pray for the primary schools across Ballymena, their staff and their pupils. Thanks, Rachel. Rachel Sheppard Ballymena E3 Schools Worker...

C4C @BallymenaBaptist
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C4C @BallymenaBaptist

www.coaching4christ.co.uk September 2013 brings a new chapter to our continuing partnership with coaching 4 Christ. Our third annual Football Fun Week back in June was a successful and hugely encouraging week where over 100 boys and girls from p3-7 received engaging, high quality coaching. Whilst football is clearly a strong draw the focal point and...

CAP Prayer Letter (Sep.13)
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CAP Prayer Letter (Sep.13)

The new look prayer letter! What a way to launch this new project. What an amazing day yesterday was. I am so encouraged by the response to our CAP Sunday. Remember to pray for Mary as she seeks to grow in her faith. And all the other clients who have recommitted their lives to Christ....

Farewell to Freddie & Linda
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Farewell to Freddie & Linda

It was a packed company of members and adherents of Ballymena Baptist Church, who, along with many friends from all over the province, gathered for the evening service to give thanks for and celebrate the ministry of Freddie and Linda McClaughlin over nearly forty years, and also to mark the end of Freddie’s time as...

E3 Schools update
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E3 Schools update

Our own Adam McCready is the new E3 worker for the North Coast and has started a period of induction before starting full time in the area in October. Pease pray for him and the pupils and teachers he comes in contact with on a daily basis. But what is the “E3 Schools Project” anyway?...

It never wears out!
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It never wears out!

“Have you noticed that everything in your life wears out? The sweater that you loved so much and wore winter after winter is now stuffed in the bottom drawer of your dresser, threadbare, unused, and unwanted. The car that excited you so and that even smelled new is now just a car with scratches and...

Soda and Significance
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Soda and Significance

Call me a cynic, but I wasn’t impressed when I first saw Coca-Cola’s new advertising campaign. ‘Share a Coke with a friend’? Who would want to share a Coke? Surely this was going to backfire hugely. Instead it has been incredibly successful. Partly because I was right: people don’t share a Coke with their friend,...

Annual Table Quiz
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Annual Table Quiz

Our Table Quiz and Meal has now become a much anticipated annual event! It started about 7 or 8 years ago when it was used as a fund raising event for the young people’s summer teams and has gone from strength to strength. We have held them in the Sixth Form Centre at Ballymena Academy,...

Childlike Humility
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Childlike Humility

There is an area of the gym I don’t venture into all that often; the heavy weights area for the wannabe bodybuilders! Large muscle sculptured physiques covered in tattoos, lifing twice their body weight…and that’s just the females!! Don’t get me wrong, I can lift weights…I can comfortably bench press a weight that any teenage...