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Men have hands lifted in worship at C3 Realmen Retreat and Gathering

The Power of Men’s Ministry – Realmen

By Phil Pringle | Jul 19, 2018

Men’s ministry is not just important, it’s imperative. Men need strengthening through community and encouragement as well as a major boost of faith, in God, in themselves and in one another.   ‘Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong.’ 1 Corinthians 16:13   Male…

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Man in worship at Presence Conference sings with his mouth open experiencing freedom

Freedom Is Here – By Phil Pringle

By Phil Pringle | Apr 23, 2018

The Holy Spirit and freedom are often found together in Scripture. Take these verses: ‘For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.’ – Romans 8:2 (NKJV) ‘Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of…

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Pilgrim image for What Other King from C3 Music album Pilgrims

Why I’ll Always Be A Pilgrim

By Chris Pringle | Mar 12, 2018

The following blog post by C3 Church Senior Minister, Chris Pringle, is inspired by C3 Music’s latest album, Pilgrims.       Who would true valor see  Let Him come hither One here will constant be Come wind come weather   These immortal lyrics from the classic hymn, ‘To be a Pilgrim’, would…

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Father’s Day: Dr Sam Chand

By C3 Church | Sep 3, 2018

This following post is adapted from Dr Sam Chand’s message on Sunday 2nd September, at the C3 Oxford Falls 10am service. Watch the service here.   Now these are the words of the letter that Jeremiah the prophet sent from Jerusalem unto the residue of the elders which were carried away captives,…

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Behind the Scenes: Convinced

By C3 Church | Aug 27, 2018

  This following post is adapted from Ps Phil Pringle’s message on Sun 26th August, at the C3 Oxford Falls 10am service. Watch the service here.   Simon Peter, a bondservant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained like precious faith with us by the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus…

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Gallery: Realmen Retreat 2018

By C3 Church | Aug 27, 2018

Take a look at some of the highlights from the 2018 Realmen Retreat! For more info about Realmen and to register for 2019, click here. Photos by Tyler Antcliff, Andy Inglis and Josh Searle.

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#MeToo: Written with Strength and Courage by Danielle Sammons

By C3 Church | Aug 24, 2018

The courage to write this blog post was deposited into me whilst standing in worship one night in church. I hope it helps at least one person.   Almost exactly ten years ago I found myself in a very dangerous situation. Taken down an alleyway, I was attacked and sexually…

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Behind the Scenes: Honest to God

By C3 Church | Aug 20, 2018

This following post is adapted from Ps Mark Kelsey’s message on Sun 19th August, at the C3 Oxford Falls 10am service. Watch the service here.   “Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honour. Do not be…

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#NoFilter: How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

By C3 Church | Aug 15, 2018

Words by Ps Alex Lee, C3 Youth and Young Adults Pastor.    It’s so easy to compare ourselves with everyone else. We scroll through Instagram, looking at everyone else’s calling and in the meantime, we end up missing our own! We’re too busing looking at everybody else’s end product that…

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Behind the Scenes: Prepared to Pray

By C3 Church | Aug 13, 2018

This following post is adapted from Ps Phil’s Pringle’s message on Sun 13th August, at the C3 Oxford Falls 10am service. Watch the service here. “Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed.           The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much. Elijah…

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Behind the Scenes: Cathie Clancy

By C3 Church | Aug 6, 2018

This following post is adapted from Ps Cathie Clancy’s message on Sun 5th August, at the C3 Oxford Falls 10am service. Watch the service here. Lord, you are my secret hiding place, protecting me from these troubles, surrounding me with songs of gladness! Your joyous shouts of rescue release my breakthrough.…

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Why We Crave Community

By Sheralyn Bucknell | Aug 2, 2018

Everyone is looking for community. I have a theory that everyone goes to ‘church’. As Christians, our church is the House of God, but for others it is the surf-club, the pub, the gym, or local cafe. It’s wherever people find their community. The Church is not a building or…

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