Prayers for Her Late Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II and for His Majesty, King Charles III O God, we give you thanks and praise for the life and reign of our late Queen Elizabeth: for her seven decades of selfless duty, for her role as mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, for her grace as a stateswoman, for … More Prayers and Video for Her Late Majesty + Ps 78, John 3
John 3:1-17, Romans 8:12-17 To slightly mis-quote Monty Python, ‘What has the Trinity ever done for us?’ Well, maybe not aqueducts, roads or public baths, but in today’s passages we find probably the biggest and best thing that anyone ever did for someone else. God adopted us into his family, and by doing that gave … More What has the Trinity ever done for us?
My photo is of the moment of truth. Dramatic action! Will he rise or fall? Sail or sink? … More Moment of Truth – Look, See, Pray
Life is a wonderful gift. I’m thankful for a wonderful wife, a loving (growing) wider family, the amazing friends I have made, places I have lived and visited… I’m thankful to still be here at the ripe old age of 64. … More Now I’m 64… Look, See, Pray
Do any of us really get the Trinity? It’s kinda like quantum mechanics (hang in with me here), which, though weird beyond belief, actually seems to work. … More Isaiah 6:1-8, John 3:1-17 – What do you see?
Interpretation – isn’t that just a posh word for ‘twisting the Bible to make it say what you want’?
‘How to Interpret the Bible: Four Essential Questions’
by Ian Paul … More How to Interpret the Bible: Four Essential Questions
This is a simple and very tactile way to think about how our past and our environment shape the person we are, yet in Christ we do not need to be defined by that. You will need: A long chenille stick for each person. Affiliate links: The flags will take you to supplies … More Activity – Life Sticks
This activity helps us to explore our worth in God’s sight, and how that differs from how we often see ourselves. You will need a tall piece of paper such as ½ a sheet of A4 or a shopping list, and a pen. At the top of the sheet write ‘People like me because …’, then … More Activity -God likes me because …
This activity makes for some interesting mathematical fun as well as a a great take-home reminder of the mystery of the Trinity. The fact that I can’t quite get my head round it does not mean that it is not so. Works with maths. Works with God too. We’re going to make some joined-but-not-joined loops. They’re … More Activity – Trinity Rings