Word For The Week – 22/05/2016

Do not be quick with your mouth, do not be hasty in your heart to utter anything before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few. Ecclesiastes 5:2   Thoughts on Today’s Verse Even in our sound-bite world, far too many words are spoken in pledge to…

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Congratulations to Sir Matt Baggott

The CPA Northern Ireland branch would like to pass on our congratulations to our former Chief Constable Matt Baggott on being named in the Queen’s New Years Honours list being awarded a Knighthood. 1 Samuel 2:30


Gideon Bible Distribution update

For several months now and as part of a National Gideon project, the Gideons International in conjunction with the Christian Police Association, have been delighted to offer a beautiful New Testament and Psalms to all Police and Police staff within the PSNI. Having received the appropriate permission, the slim line New Testament and Psalms is…


Word for The Week 22nd September

‘The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out’ Proverbs 10:9 (NIV 1984) ‘”It’s no good, it’s no good!” says the buyer; then off he goes and boasts about his purchase’ Proverbs 20:14 (NIV 1984) Certain areas of our professional life have unwritten rules about the way we…


Word for Week 18th August

  “Simon Peter said to him, “Lord, where are you going?” Jesus answered him, “Where I am going you cannot follow me now, but you will follow afterward.”  Peter said to him, “Lord, why can I not follow you now? I will lay down my life for you.” Jesus answered, “Will you lay down your…


Word for the week 19th May

Peter Brown (Ballymoney) Submission to the Authorities “Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. Consequently, he who rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will…

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Chief Constable Matt Baggott announces retirement

The Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland, Matt Baggott, has announced on 22nd January, he is to retire later this year, after 37 years in policing and five years leading the PSNI. Chief Constable Matt Baggott said, ‘It has been a real privilege to lead the PSNI through the immense changes of…


Word for the Week 17th February 2014

by Michael Hawthorne “The tongue of the wise adorns knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly” Proverbs 15:2 (NIV) Words are a lawyer’s tool, spoken or written. They pour out in a ceaseless stream. Not all will have the same value. We need to weigh our words, to think before we speak. Once uttered they cannot be recalled….