The Faith of Letchworth Baptist Church

Letchworth Baptist Church is an independent evangelical church, open to all, seeking to be a community – the family of faith – and demonstrate God’s Kingdom love and compassion to those in the community around us, sharing the Good News with all. In so doing we seek also to be faithful to God’s word.  We …

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A Brief History Of Letchworth Baptist Church

The history of Letchworth Baptist Church goes back to the late 1920s when a small number of Christians with a heart for Bible-based Christianity began to meet together in the Spirella building, in the office of Edward Thompson Morriss, founder of the Marmet pram company. In 1930 they approached the Elim church (now Letchworth Garden …

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Letchworth Baptist Church and Mission

Since the earliest days of Letchworth Baptist Church there has been a strong connection with mission of all kinds and in particular with China. One of our founders was Arthur Polhill who had served in China with C T Studd as one of the “Cambridge seven”. Stephen Knights went out to China in 1937 with …

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Changing the Outlook: Regaining the Faith

In 1947-48 the BBC broadcast a series of lectures on the ‘The Ideas and Beliefs of the Victorians’, which were published in The Listener.  One of these was by Frank Sherwood Taylor, Curator of The Museum of the History of Science at Oxford, and soon to become Director of the Science Museum in London.  His …

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The Work of God and His Servants Lasts

By Rev. Dr. John W. Tse (July 2010) How can we know that the work of God and his servants lasts? Would the work of his servants or his children last, even if it is just a small gesture or a simple offering of a cup of water to a small little unknown child of …

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THE CHURCH IN THE HOME- FAMILY RELIGION (1910) C. R. Havighurst

The family is the fundamental unit of all social organization. The status of the family determines the status of the whole social system. Hence the problem of the family is the most important of all problems, the one supreme strategic point in civilization and religion. One of the most perilous tendencies of modem civilization is …

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