Posts by Bill Leishman

Posts by Bill Leishman

Hands of Hope ukranian support

One of our long term partner ministries, Hands of Hope is an Isle of Man ministry that helps vulnerable and disadvantaged people in communities in North East Romania. The Hands of Hope Centre is just 30 minutes from Romania’s border with Ukraine. In partnership with other charities, they are working to provide aid and support to Ukrainian people crossing the border. These are mostly women and children as Ukranian men have been ordered to stay and fight. Chris Baker gave…

Lent: Day 8

YOUR CHURCH NEEDS YOU GATHER. Pray for tonight’s Church Members’ Meeting. May the love of Jesus be at the heart of all we do and say. Ask that, as we pray and fast during these 40 days, we would discern what God, by his Spirit, says to us at this time. Why not join us at 7pm tonight for half an hour of prayer in the Well Lounge. 5 FOR 5 Pray for 5 people you know, who aren’t yet…

Lent: Day 7

YOUR CHURCH NEEDS YOU GO. Pray for Renew Well, asking God that people will truly find it to be a quiet, shared space where it’s ok not to be ok. Pray that people who need what Renew Well offers, will find it. Through the quiet and gentle prayer times, may people find hope, strength, and new life in Jesus. Why not join us at Renew Well – prayer in the Well Lounge at 10.45am, 1.15pm, 2.45pm. 5 FOR 5 Pray…

Lent: Day 6

YOUR CHURCH NEEDS YOU GO. Ask for God’s blessing on First Steps. May there be lots of fun, good relationships, moments of godly input into people’s lives, and may the parents, grandparents and carers build bridges between First Steps and our Sunday worship. 5 FOR 5 Pray for 5 people you know, who aren’t yet followers of Jesus. Ask God to enable them to see his love and to bring them into a real relationship with Jesus as Friend, Saviour…

Lent: Day 5

YOUR CHURCH NEEDS YOU GO. Pray for the work of Graih. Thank God for his protection over the years. Ask that the guests of the drop-in and night shelter would experience and hear of God’s love. Why not join us for our Zoom prayer gathering this evening at 7pm. 5 FOR 5 Pray for 5 people you know, who aren’t yet followers of Jesus. Ask God to enable them to see his love and to bring them into a real…

Lent: Day 4

YOUR CHURCH NEEDS YOU GLORIFY. Pray for our Sunday Morning gathering and for Sunday Live. Ask God that we will encounter and be changed by him, that people will find new life in Jesus, and that our worship will bring a smile to His face. Our theme is: “Your Church Needs You – Going Together.” Pray that we will be emboldened to share the love of Jesus with people around us. Pray for opportunities to speak to someone about Jesus…

Lent: Day 3

YOUR CHURCH NEEDS YOU GATHER. Pray for the people who are considering becoming members at Broadway. Ask the Lord to increase our commitment to one another and deepen our love for one another. Pray that love would grow deeper between generations, between new and established people, between different races and backgrounds. May this be true of us: “We no longer see each other in our former state – Jew or non-Jew, rich or poor, male or female – because we’re…

Lent: DAY 2

YOUR CHURCH NEEDS YOU GLORIFY. Ask God to stir our hearts so to be people who seek him passionately and faithfully, with prayer and fasting. “Whenever God intends great blessing for his people, the first thing he does is to set them a-praying” (Matthew Henry). Why not join us at 7pm 5 FOR 5 Pray for 5 people you know, who aren’t yet followers of Jesus. Ask God to enable them to see his love and to bring them into…

Lent: Day 1

YOUR CHURCH NEEDS YOU GLORIFY. William Temple, a previous Archbishop of Canterbury, said: “To worship is to quicken the conscience by the holiness of God, to feed the mind with the truth of God, to purge the imagination by the beauty of God, to open the heart to the love of God, to devote the will to the purpose of God.” Pray that this will be true among us. Why not join us at Renew Well – prayer in the Well Lounge…

A Christmas star on the darkest day of the year

Just look up! This Christmas, may the signs of His coming lead you to Jesus. On the Winter Solstice, shortly after sunset, something is happening in the Manx skies that hasn’t been seen in nearly 800 years. Jupiter and Saturn will be so close together that they will appear to the naked eye as a single extra-bright star. Conjunctions, the name given to two stars in close proximity, happen with Jupiter and Saturn roughly around every 20 years. However, you…

WELCOME TO OUR NEW WEBSITE

It’s finally here! Our new website is the place to find out everything you need to know about Broadway Baptist Church. Whether you are just exploring, looking for a church, or already a regular part of Broadway, we hope you will find some interesting and helpful stuff here. Over the coming months, we plan to add lots more to this site and we’d love your input. What would you like to see? What would be helpful for you? Let us…