Can you image the faces of the first Europeans to discover parrots, macaws and cockatoos? Gaudy exotic dancers in the treetops, boisterous and loud- and then someone found out they can mimic our speech! Most of our native birds seem drab by comparison. … More Exotic Creatures – Look, See, Pray
Engaging Christmas Carol Taboo Have a go at translating the good news into our language – no jargon allowed! In the game Taboo, you have to give clues to a word without using certain ‘taboo’ words. For example, you would try to give clues to the word ‘ring’ without saying phone, wedding, diamond, engagement, circle … More Philippians 4:4-7 God in My Language
Pagham Harbour is a paradise for water birds, and this majestic swan slipped serenely between the reed beds and into a patch of sunlight. It was just what the soul needed. … More Serenity- a Pagham Swan.
Here’s a very graphic illustration of one of Jesus’ favourite topsy-turvey sayings. And it involves chocolate – what more could one want? You will need prizes, some bigger and some smaller, such as a big bar of chocolate, some medium bars and some chocolate coins. Have people line up to get the chocolate, with the … More Activity – Last and First, with Chocolate!
When we are content that our worth in God’s sight is not earned by good works or approval from those around us, then we can be happy to take the humble position that Jesus did. … More Mark 10:35-45