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London is the ‘Bible belt’ of Britain. We have more Christians and more church-goers than any other city. That means, in comparison to many other places in Britain, London Christians are spoiled for choice.
One thing is certain, every believer needs to be part of an authentic Christian community, a band of fellow-travellers who share a common life, the life of Christ. What defines the KT family, is our desire to respond to God’s invitation to experience his life. Eternal life is not just about where we go when we die, but how we live now and how we find meaning, hope and strength for our journey. One of the things we value highly is that we don’t have to go it alone. We have each other. We journey together.
That is why, above all, we seek to be a welcoming community. We welcome all fellow-travellers on the journey of faith. We welcome believers, unbelievers, and those who are just curious about life. We love gathering in the main celebration services each Sunday. We also delight to meet together in small groups throughout the week to discover what an authentic Christian lifestyle looks like in the world of today.
We are not afraid of grappling with the complex issues of 21st Century culture. But we are not ashamed of our simplicity in Christ. We believe wholeheartedly in the gospel of Christ which calls us to radical Christian living. But we also are sensitive to and curious about every person’s individual journey of discovery.
We believe in God as Creator and Redeemer, that he is active in this world and in every one of our lives. We believe in Christ, the authentic, radical Christ of the gospels, and in his presence in the world. We are serious about discovering his will through his Word, the Scriptures, and living out his plan for our lives in the power of the Holy Spirit.
Discover where you are on the journey and join with us as we take those next steps together.
Pioneering Online Bible School
[2 minute read] Senior Minister Colin Dye has launched a pioneering online Bible school for the converts from Islam in Central Asia and Caucasus. The Bible school is using Colin’s Sword of the Spirit video series which has been translated into Russian as a study material, and it includes live interactive teaching sessions where believers in the region can find answers to difficult questions.
Believe and be baptised
[1 minute read] Sunday 18 April was a great day at Kensington Temple as 30 people gathered with family and friends at 2pm, first for a reminder of previous teaching on baptism and then to be ministered to. Some had the joy of being baptised with the Holy Spirit immediately before going through the waters of baptism.
A Tribute to Carol Liardon
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Many of us know Roberts Liardon. He s a great friend of Kensington Temple and has visited many times. Less well known to us personally, but playing a vital role in his ministry is his mother, Carol, who passed away earlier this month. Click for video from Colin Dye.
The meeting place is the learning place for the marketplace
[ 3 minute read] Back to the office as the roadmap to ending lockdown unfolds
Monday 12 April was a very big day in our country as it marked the re-opening of outdoor cafes, restaurants and pubs, as well as hairdressers, gyms, and swimming pools. Seeing the High Street busy and shopping and town centres come alive again, one senses a cautious sense of euphoria.
KTLCC Finance Update
[2 minute read] Following the completion of the external audit of the Church’s accounts for the financial year ended 30th September 2020, we are delighted to be able to present a short financial update setting out some of the financial highlights.
Show and Tell on the buses
[ 3 minute read] Never have I felt so challenged about sharing my faith. To step up to the plate and publicly throw out the lifeline as a follower of Jesus during lockdown was a startling thought.
And how can they hear unless someone tells them?
[3 minute read] A year ago when you walked down a busy road, or a high street, you would find a number of cafes, bars, and pubs – many of them playing music. You would find people standing outside because there isn’t enough room inside – drinking, laughing and having a great time.
X-change – Staying in touch!
[ 3 minute read] Imagine a world where you can ask a question, make a request, register for training, or book time with a pastor without having to contact or go into Kensington Temple. Welcome to X-change – Kensington Temple’s own one-stop online system designed for you.
Dreams are coming true
[3 minute read] Since the first Novo Tempo church was planted in Pernambuco, (North East Brazil) back in 2005, our dream has been to have a church that is more than just a gathering of people in a building.
A Giant Step Forward
[4 minute read] Following the Understanding the Times webinar on 23 January we want to move forward in the 2020 Vision aim: to see every “giant” represented in KTLCC pursuing at least one major transformational change in that area of influence.