In the fullness of time, the nation grew like a mighty tree. Under King David’s rule, they were a powerful and wealthy people. Later, but not much later, they crashed down in the gales of history. Defeat was followed by Exile and partial restoration: by the time of Jesus, they were a mere stump under the iron boot of Rome. Longing for freedom, deliverance, and power, they looked for a Saviour… … More Never Give Up- Look, See, Pray
This is a great activity for your Messy Church, or just for family fun, with the Easter sun rising above a palm cross – Palm Sunday, Good Friday and Eater Day all in one super craft! This features the easier type of palm cross fold, which results in an attractive criss-cross on the front instead of … More Sonrise Easter Cross Craft
I’ve developed my forgettory-cum-losing-ability to a high level. “It was in my hand a minute ago!!!” is a wail frequently heard Chez Nous. Combs, keys, USB stick, pen, phone, letter from the doctor, wallet (!)… Almost anything can and does go missing and I am left looking like this squirrel. It’s SO frustrating! … More Lost it! – Look, See, Pray
In Case You Missed It Check out this hilarious drama about forgiveness and ‘Shove’ Tuesday (with all apologies to Sir David Attenborough) Click here to get the script Lent Devotions Out now in Kindle for instant download, in paperback and from me (possibly even signed copies if you ask!) here’s a look at these hot-off-the-press … More ICYMI – ‘Shove’ Tuesday drama with free audio plus printable Lent resources
This year the “lock down” is forcing many of us to be quieter and isolated. Others are facing the pressure of long days with children restricted to home. Some are stricken by money worries or concerns about jobs. May we all find a way to let Jesus set our rhythm. … More There and back again- Look, See, Pray
Here is a round-up of Lent resources from The Reflectionary, with some Holy Week items as well. Enjoy! (And if you like this post, please share it with others who would find it useful too. If each person reading this passes it on to just one extra, that’s a lot of free resources to help … More Last-minute Lent Resources
Three Special Days – and One Big Surprise!
Sensory Easter story with felt-board pictures. … More Three Special Days – and One Big Surprise!
Fresh scripts launch God’s timeless word like a rocket. “Parables as Jesus would have told them – witty, punchy and thought-provoking.” Christmas and Easter? Sorted.
Some quiet and meditative, some a-pun-a-minute – there’s a script for every occasion. Meet Elijah’s ravens on holiday. Meet texting angels. Meet the Big Bad Cat. Then slow down and relive Good Friday through the eyes of one who was there – Jesus, remember me. … More Drama without the, well, drama!
“Who is this?” they asked. The crowds answered, “It’s the prophet Jesus from Nazareth in Galilee.”
Dad: The prophet Jesus? Who the flippin’ ‘eck does he think he is? All this fuss for a carpenter’s lad?
Chris: Why did we have to come? This is just a load of old people from the synagogue. … More Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 & Matthew 21:1-11
[Click here for printable Puzzle Pages (PDF) – First Sunday of Lent] This year I have updated the Puzzle Pages to link more closely with the Lenten Tree Activity. They will still stand on their own, or you can access the original Puzzle Pages via the link in the menu. Puzzle Pages are downloadable A4 … More Puzzle Pages – Lent 1