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Tabernacle model

When Moses told the people of Israel about God’s instruction to build a place of worship, the response was incredible.

After God rescued Abraham’s descendants from slavery in Egypt, he took them to Sinai to meet him and become his covenant people. While they camped around the mountain, Moses climbed to the top to receive God’s instructions, including details about how Israel was to worship God.

Central to their worship was the tabernacle or ‘tent of meeting’, which was the forerunner of the temp

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Mark Drama

Andrew Page is a member of Above Bar Church who created the Mark Drama while a mission partner in Austria. The first ever Mark Drama production was in Innsbruck in 2004.

We asked him to look back on the Mark Drama productions he has directed in 2016. He chose 6 highlights from 6 productions.

1. The team works so hard

This is true in every production, but it was especially true with the student team from Royal Holloway University of London. The rehearsal schedule was crazier than usual and we eve

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Lego minifig

John Risbridger gave this introduction to the importance of safeguarding on the safeguarding training day in January 2016. With news today of the sentencing of Richard Huckle for child abuse, this is a particularly relevant post.

Every one of us in Above Bar Church needs to care deeply about safeguarding. Safeguarding mistakes can be immensely costly for everyone involved. But that is only part of the picture; there are many more reasons was safeguarding should matter to us.

At that time the dis

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In May 2016 a band from Above Bar Church led sung worship at the European Leadership Forum (ELF) in Wisla, Poland.

What is the European Leadership Forum?

The European Leadership Forum aims to serve and equip Christian Leaders to renew the biblical church and re-evangelise Europe.

They seek to achieve this by identifying, uniting, mentoring, and resourcing evangelical leaders so they can:

  1. Present the gospel confidently, lovingly, and persuasively.
  2. Share and implement the best strategies for rea

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