Redeemer Croydon

Welcome to Croydon: the borough’s newest residents shine bright

Posted on April 26th, by Jonny Rose in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Meeting just a few of those making the move to Croydon

At the base of the Statue of Liberty is the phrase: “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free”. If you were an emigrant to America in the early 20th century, this quotation from Emma Lazarus’ sonnet ‘New Colossus’ would have been the first thing you would have read upon arriving at … Read More »

Four things that I learnt about Croydon by launching a start-up community

Posted on January 18th, by Will Dobbie in Politics & Society. 3 comments

Will Dobbie shares a message of hope from his experience founding Redeemer Church in Croydon

Two years ago, I’d hardly heard of Croydon and had no connection with the place or anyone in it. In September 2013, my family and I moved here, quickly fell in love with this place, and plan to stay here for keeps. All because of something that had been tugging at our … Read More »

Croydon is the new Corinth

Posted on October 15th, by Jonny Rose in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Taking a break from evangelising about #Croydon #TechCity, Jonny Rose compares our town to the ancient city-state

In 49 or 50 C.E., the Apostle Paul arrived in Corinth with a burning desire to spread the gospel (literally, ‘Good News’) of Jesus Christ: proclaiming the forgiveness of sins, freedom for the oppressed and reconciliation for those separated from God.

His choice was no mistake: Corinth, … Read More »