Understanding Christianity is an excellent RE resource for children aged 4-14. As part of supporting our local school using this, our sermon series is based on the eight core concepts. This has the advantages of linking the congregation and local schoool and giving people an understanding of the big picture of the biblical narrative.
During his inaugural address President Trump stated that “we are protected by God”. But, is that true? What does it mean?
The number of the beast is given in the book of Revelation as 666. But what does that mean? What relevance does it have for us?
My list of books I’ve read during 2016, with some comments. I’ve enjoyed keeping this list, and thinking about what I’ve read, and I hope that you find it interesting too!
Looking back over the last year it’s good to reflect on the highlights, as well as the struggles. As part of that, I’ve again chosen my favourite posts from the past year.
My all-age talk for Christmas morning was about Star Wars and Easter eggs! I’m posting this now in memory of Carrie Fisher, who very sadly died this week.
St Stephen’s day is the day after Christmas, so he doesn’t often get much attention! This was my sermon last year from the first Sunday after Christmas, where we focused on the first Christian martyr. Cheery stuff – but there is a reason why we have one after the other!
Carols by Candlelight is a much-loved part of Christmas, and is a great opportunity to help people reflect on how the story of God fits into the story of their lives. This year I tried to do this by reflecting on what sort of year had people had, and on what sort of year the…