Isaiah 64:1-9 – A ribbon-wrapped box containing nothing?

Of course it’s fun to wear dreadful jumpers to work, it’s lovely to sing carols by candlelight, it’s even OK to eat so many mince pies that your friends have  to roll you home. 

But just before we dive head-first in to the glitter-infused double cream (with a healthy dash of sherry for Gran), let’s take this opportunity to slow down, and use Advent to prepare for, rather than pre-empt Christ’s coming.  … More Isaiah 64:1-9 – A ribbon-wrapped box containing nothing?

Puzzle Pages – Advent 1

Puzzle Pages are downloadable A4 double-sided sheets in PDF format. They have colouring, puzzles and activities for children, all linked to the Bible passage. Use them for: Sunday schools and after-school clubs sermon activities for children staying in church school assemblies / CUs missions / outreach / messy church Click here for printable Puzzle Pages (PDF) … More Puzzle Pages – Advent 1

Luke 21:25-36

So we are living in the time between times, the time of preparation. We are not standing around doing nothing on the off-chance that Jesus is coming back next week, but neither are we so bound up with our lives here and now that we forget about our lives there and then. … More Luke 21:25-36