A newbie’s take on OTE!

A newbie’s take on OTE!

To say that On the Edge is a unique experience is quite an underwhelming description, and it’s hard to heap consistent praise on an event without sounding generic (or like you’re being paid!). However in this very special circumstance I feel it’s entirely necessary to cram as much excellence as I can into the next […]

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Truth & Dare: Reflections on OTE at NH2011

Truth & Dare: Reflections on OTE at NH2011

Even after four years as an On The Edge leader, I’m still amazed at how much OTE can transform both the young people and the leaders. For those who are unfamiliar with the pattern of our event, here is the basic lowdown: The first half of the evening event begins with some silly boy vs. […]

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September 2011 news

September 2011 news

The days of July now seem a distant memory as we head into the autumn months, but hopefully memories from New Horizon 2011 are still fresh. Thanks to all of you who attended NH2011 and we trust you experienced something of God working in your life through this year’s event. September sees us picking up […]

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Stephen Cave on Leviticus, Vaughan Roberts on friendship: Friday evening at New Horizon

Stephen Cave on Leviticus, Vaughan Roberts on friendship: Friday evening at New Horizon

Did you know that Old Testament book of Leviticus had a message about chair-stacking? Tucked away among all the ceremonial and dietary regulations is the warning that chairs of different colours should not be stacked together. Well, not, actually. And Stephen Cave doesn’t think so either: it’s just handy to have a Bible reference when […]

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I AM JOSEPH – I am resolved (Day 5)

I AM JOSEPH – I am resolved (Day 5)

This morning, we were looking at the truths we’ve been taught this week, found in… Joseph’s story God’s story Your story 1. His story contains scenes of disturbing nature. It has spoken to us at a very realistic level. God has been at work. There is also forgiveness in his story. We are raw material, […]

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Bibles and Money: Thursday evening at New Horizon

Bibles and Money: Thursday evening at New Horizon

We are almost at the end of the week. Today was the penultimate day of New Horizon 2011. The sun even made an appearance, brightening up what has been one of the toughest New Horizon weeks, weather-wise. Despite the weather, the event has been well attended and many have enjoyed and benefitted from what has […]

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I AM JOSEPH – I am fulfilled (Day 4)

I AM JOSEPH – I am fulfilled (Day 4)

Genesis 41; Genesis 45. Ambition. What motivates you? What is the core ambition of your heart? What would lead you to happiness? What would enable you to say “I am fulfilled”? We aspire and strive and struggle for success, esteem, fulfillment – and the moment it comes, we sense its hollowness. What is true fulfillment, […]

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I AM JOSEPH – Wednesday Worship

I AM JOSEPH – Wednesday Worship

Last night, we had a time of sung worship after the evening celebration, open to Livewireians and anyone else. We came at it with an expectant heart; thankful that God has been doing such exciting work in our hearts at Livewire and being excited to see what He would do during the evening. In prayerfully […]

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Stewards, simpletons and sex! Wednesday evening at New Horizon.

Stewards, simpletons and sex! Wednesday evening at New Horizon.

We start with the stewards. An army of yellow-bibbed people who direct traffic, find seats, collect money, stand out in the wind and rain and generally serve the event. Last night we heard about one of the (female) stewards who was mistreated by a car load of 60-somethings using language that won’t be repeated on […]

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