We are ordinary people, with a mix of ages and from a range of backgrounds. But we know Someone extraordinary – Jesus Christ. We have found that he never lets us down and yet, when we let him down, he forgives us. So we want everything we do as a church to be centred on honouring Jesus. And the Bible is crucial to this, as it is there that we encounter him.
So we are an ‘evangelical’ church, seeking to believe and make known the good news that God gave his Son to die for our sins, and that he raised him from the dead. We are also Anglican, and belong to the Church of England.
You would be most welcome at any of our services on a Sunday, whether you know Jesus already or are simply interested in finding out more. We have two church buildings, St Stephen's and St Wulstan's, both in the Selly Park/Selly Oak student area near the University of Birmingham, with services at each.
I guess most of us have ready definitions for many things, including theological things, things like sin. So, for example, we might say: sin is rebellion; sin is lawbreaking; sin is falling short; and so on. How often, I wonder, do we think of sin as folly? Not the Way It’s Supposed to Be is […]