So as families up and down the country today are preparing for the onslaught of getting their children ready for school and sewing on the labels in to the new school uniform I thought I would reflect on how we teach and learn. It was in June 1987 – almost exactly 30 years ago – that I qualified as a teacher. In those days we spent a lot of time designing visual aids for our classes. I spent a whole… [Continue Reading]
God’s invitation is to everyone. There are no exceptions, all are invited. Who are we not reaching out to as He would wish?
Elijah has gone from a high, after defeating the prophets of Baal, to a deep depression after receiving death threats from Jezebel. Where does he go from here?
At the transfiguration, God says of Jesus ‘This is my Son, whom I have chosen; listen to him’. But which version of Jesus are we listening to?
Chris unpicks the parable of the weeds in Matthew 13, exploring why the weeds are allowed to grow alongside the wheat.
The parable of the sower seems straightforward, but it’s also easy to miss the point. Rana takes a deeper look at the stony ground …
Jesus invites all who are burdened to come to him and take his yoke upon them. What does he mean? What sort of burden is he talking about?
Reverend Dr Pervaiz Sultan, Principal of St Thomas’ Theological College, Karachi, speaks about mission and how God continues his work of mission using our conflicts and mistakes for His good purposes.
Do not harden your hearts, but let God speak to you by His Spirit. He is waiting for us to listen …
On 17 June 2017 the Ministry Area held an Imagine Church Workshop day as a follow-up to the introduction earlier this year by Jo Vickery. These are the notes taken by Jeremy Bevan.
The mighty God who created everything on earth and in the heavens will never forget us and will always care for us.
With the Tower of Babel, God deals with rebellious humankind by giving them different languages so they can no longer understand each other. In Acts 2 we see all those different languages being used by the Spirit to tell the world about Jesus. What once divided, now unites.