MOBO Award winner coming to Mablethorpe

Since 2014 there's been a small festival growing in Mablethorpe called Urban Wave, and this year the team at Urban Wave are bringing in MOBO Award winning Grime artist, rapper & MC Triple O. Urban Wave is a week long festival on the East Coast that is affordable...

Changing Seasons

I came into work this morning and noticed that the temperature is up quite a bit, and I've been feeling really Evangelistic for the past few weeks. My wife usually gets headaches at times like these. This time two years ago our Church was given this awesome...

What is a better disciple?

I had a text message a couple of weeks ago from one of our guys who’s been walking with the Lord for a few decades. It seemed that he felt it right to give me a run down on the Church service that he’d been at as I wasn’t there. The text message read: “Really good...

What is the meaning of life?

Back in 1979 Douglas Adams published the book “The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy”, within 3 months over 250,000 copies were sold. It then evolved into a TV series, a video game, and even a blockbuster movie in 2005. Though more interestingly despite the fame of the...

What happens when you die?

In January 2018 I took one of my most emotional funerals. As a child I had spent more time living with, and being cared for by, my grandma than anyone else. She was a feeder. It’s how she showed me love. I was never hungry when I lived with her, although my uncle...

Church Planting | growing from 15 to 25 | Part 4: Delegate

At some point the people that you lead are going to want to serve Jesus. It’s a natural instinct for someone that is filled with God’s Spirit. As we fall in love with him, we want to show him our adoration. For some love is shown by works of services, and those few...

Are we thankful enough?

I had an experience recently that got me questioning if as Christians are we grateful enough, and if so, do we show it enough and do we show it publicly? It was a Thursday evening and the kids were at Passion Youth Church, so me and my wife, Kerry, had the amazing...

Echoes of revival whisper in Mablethorpe

It was 2015 and I was writing a book on Holy Spirit for new believers when I came across a book written by James Beverley, the Pastor of a local Church in Toronto, called Holy Laughter and the Toronto Blessing. I was actually reading the book for research purposes to...

An introduction to our new interns

July has been an great month in so many ways. The weather has been immense and football nearly came home. At Ignite Church we are excited to have started our year long internship program with four new interns, and we'd like to let you know all about them. Our...

Lincoln in bloom winners announced

This summer Ignite Elim Church teamed up with several local community groups and Pennell's Garden Centre to bring the city of Lincoln its in bloom contest. In previous years the competition was ran by the city council's Neighbourhood Working Teams who has been doing a...

New community Church on St Giles underway

This June saw the beginning of our launch sequence to starting a new Church. This new community Church is to be situated on the St Giles estate, in the St Giles Community Centre. As the Ignite Church team has headed out onto the estate ahead of our first pre-launch...

Lincoln’s Maximise Manhood launches with great success

As we look across the landscape of our community, city and nation we can become aware that there is a significant lack of fathers. Someone recently expressed a shock at the amount of single mums in an affluent village near Lincoln, and Ignite Church believes that this...

Ignite Church begin to gear up for their internship

Pictured: Harry Goodwin, Mark Owens, Hannah Goodwin Someone once said that the mark of a good leader isn't in how many people they can gather to follow them, but in how they release the gifts of those that are around them. Ignite Elim Church have a passion for...

Moorland Avenue HUG Outreach Restarts

In 2008 Pastor Darren was invited as a new Christian to help out with what we would now call a Foodbank style ministry outreach that the Elim Church in Northampton were running. At the time it was called HIS and it was ran by a man called Keith. On Darren's first day...

600 celebrate Easter in Lincoln

In September 2018 Ignite Church will celebrate our fifth birthday, and over the last five years we've tried to host some sort of Easter celebration. For those of you that we around in our first year, you might remember waking up on Good Friday morning with Easter Eggs...

Church Planting, from zero to fifteen: Part 5

We were around six months into planting when we started to find that we regularly had over fifteen people coming to our services regularly, and to be fair we had already started trying to prepare for the next season of growth. If you’re into Church Planting and...

Church Planting, from zero to fifteen: Part 4

As a Church, or team, we’ve had four shots at pioneering a new Christian community. Two of them we’ve had funding for, and the other two we haven’t had any funding or help with. Funding isn’t always the big issue though. The majority of the time it depends on who you...