Cafe Church August 2009

August 2008 was a "looking back" service, so the music and quotes were all taken from the previous 15 CCs.

The quiz answers were:
Month & TopicQuoteSongVerseNewsNo.1
April 2008 - ForgivenessWhen I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me. Emo PhillipsGareth Gates - Anyone Of Us (Stupid Mistake)None!Morgan Tsvangirai's Movement for Democratic Change defeats Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF in the Zimbabean parliamentary electionsEstelle ft. Kanye West - American Boy
May 2008 - GuidanceI don't believe in Astrology. But then I would say that, being a Picese. Dara O'BrainNo Good Advice - Girls AloudYour word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path. Psalm 119:105, NIVConservative Party candidate Boris Johnson is elected as the Mayor of London replacing Ken Livingstone.Rihanna - Take a Bow
June 2008 - Work-Life BalanceNothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else. James M. Barrie9 to 5 - Dolly PartonFrom the fruit of his lips a man is filled with good things as surely as the work of his hands rewards him. Proverbs 12:14 (New International Version)David Davis, the Conservative Shadow Home Secretary resigns as the Member of Parliament for Haltemprice and Howden in order to contest the Haltemprice and Howden by-election, 2008 on civil liberties issuesColdplay - Viva La Vida
July 2008 - Options and ChoicesWomen who insist upon having the same options as men would do well to consider the option of being the strong, silent type Fran LebowitzShould I Stay or Should I Go - ClashYou did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit-fruit that will last. Then the Father will give you whatever you ask in my name. John 15:16 (New International Version)Carol Vorderman announces she is quitting her position on Countdown after 26 years.Dizee Rascal and Calvin Harris - Dance Wiv Me
August 2008 - PrayerWhen I pray, coincidences happen, and when I don't pray, they don't. William TempleI Say a Little Prayer - Franklin, ArethaYou did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit-fruit that will last. Then the Father will give you whatever you ask in my name. John 15:16 (New International Version)American swimmer Michael Phelps breaks the record for most Olympic gold medals won by an individual athlete at the Beijing Olympics.Katy Perry - I Kissed a Girl
September 2008 - DebtA bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it. Bob HopeBeg Steal or Borrow - New SeekersDo not charge your brother interest, whether on money or food or anything else that may earn interest. Deuteronomy 23:19 (New International Version)La Princesse, a giant mechanical spider, starts to roam the streets of Liverpool as part of the 2008 European City of Culture celebrations.Kings of Leon - Sex on Fire
October 2008 - StressI went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, "Where's the self-help section?" She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.Don't Worry Be Happy - McFerrin, BobbyWho of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life? Matthew 6:27 (New International Version)The 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to Harald zur Hausen of Germany for his discovery of the human papilloma viruses that can cause cervical cancer in women, and Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier of France for their discovery of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIVPink - So What
November 2008 - Being Frank: From Newland Homes to the Army and back to ChurchI'm glad I didn't have to fight in any war. I'm glad I didn't have to pick up a gun. I'm glad I didn't get killed or kill somebody. I hope my kids enjoy the same lack of manhood. Tom HanksHomeward Bound - Simon and GarfunkelLet's have a feast and celebrate. For this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found. Luke 15:23-24 (New International Version)Barack Obama, a 47-year-old first-term senator from Illinois, shattered more than 200 years of history by winning election as the first African-American president of the United States.XFactor finalists - Hero
December 2008 - EducationTry to learn something about everything and everything about something. Thomas H. HuxleyAnother Brick in the Wall-Pink FloydIt is written in the Prophets: 'They will all be taught by God.' Everyone who listens to the Father and learns from him comes to me. John 6:45 (New International Version)On the eve of its centenary, Woolworths Group begins closing its stores.Alexandra Burke - Hallelujah
February 2009 - Why do bad things happen to good people?I used to think it was a terrible thing that life was so unfair. Then I thought, 'what if life *were* fair, and all of the terrible things that happen to us came because we really deserved them?' Now I take great comfort in the general unfairness and hostility of the universe. MadiexjeanIronic - Alanis MorisetteIf you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him! Matthew 7:11 (New International Version)Slumdog Millionaire wins the top prize at the Academy Awards, winning eight Oscars including best director and best picture.Lily Allen - The Fear
March 2009 - Relationships - especially failedThere is no reciprocity. Men love women, women love children, children love hamsters. Alice Thomas EllisBreaking up is hard to do - Neil SedakaAs a bridegroom rejoices over his bride, so will your God rejoice over you. Isaiah 62:5 (New International Version)A protestor from Plane Stupid throws custard at Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Peter Mandelson during a low-carbon summit in London.Jenkins/West/Jones/Gibb - Islands in the Stream
April 2009 - Life and Death decisionsWhen I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?' Sydney HarrisKilled by Death - MotorheadFor I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8:38-39 (New International Version)Bishop Harold Miller of the Church of Ireland advises a boycott of television on Good Friday.Tinchy Stryder Ft N-dubz - Number 1
May 2009 - Self ImageYou probably wouldn't worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do. Olin MillerWho - Who are you?And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it. Matthew 16:18 (New International Version)Barcelona beat Manchester United 2-0 on to win the European Champions League for the second time in four seasons.Dizzee Rascal / Van Helden - Bonkers
June 2009 - Living with disabilityThe statistics on sanity are that one out of every four persons is suffering from some sort of mental illness. Think of your three best friends --- if they're okay, then it's you. (Ford Transit Forum)Hollies - He Ain't HeavyI was eyes to the blind and feet to the lame. Job 29:15 (New International Version)Michael Jackson dies, aged 50.David Guetta Ft Kelly Rowland - When Love takes Over
July 2009 - What shade of green are you?Take nothing but pictures. Leave nothing but footprints. Kill nothing but time. Motto of the Baltimore Grotto, a caving societyX - Ray Spex - The Day the World Turned Day - GloThe earth is the LORD's, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it Psalm 24:1 (New International Version)A patient in Essex becomes the first person in the UK without underlying health problems to die of swine flu.Cascada - Evacuate the Dancefloor

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