Lapwings floated and circled on the wind, dipping onto the mudbanks. Swans glided, moorhens mutely fussed, and the ducks and geese circled round, like new pilots doing “circuit and bumps” to practice takeoff and landings. … More Clearing Fog- Look, See, Pray
A Science Experiment
How can salt lose its saltiness? I mean, Sodium Chloride is Sodium Chloride, right?
In this experiment, we will make some gritty grotty salt and think about what it might be useful for. (Spoiler, it’s not chip butties!) … More Unsalty Salt – Isaiah 58:1-12 & Matthew 5:13-20
Festive fun, and the reason for the season.
Printable bingo cards and a talk using the Christingle to give a gentle gospel message. … More Christingle Bingle!
Tantalising picture? It gives some information, but isn’t completely obvious. Have a guess… There’s water. And reflections. Quite a bright green, but a nondescript earth or mud- or something. No obvious external point of reference. You’ll have to accept my explanation or choose to disbelieve. Creamy yellow, sky blue, boxy shapes, reflected in water. Those … More Please explain… Look, See, Pray
This is a brilliant activity for Harvest celebrations – an up-front demo for All Age Worship or school assemblies, or a try-it-yourself for youth groups, Messy Church, Light Party or classrooms. We’re going to think about the wonder we can find when we look a little deeper into the world around us – by using … More Spud-Power! Extraordinary hidden in the ordinary
It may be true that our “true colour” is only revealed in the light of the love of Christ. Go on- have a prayerful look in a mirror. Who do you truly see reflected there? … More True colours- Look, See, Pray
The open door and the footsteps on the path remind me of a story.
A young man was impatient, rude, and disrespectful toward his father. Demanding his inheritance, and grabbing the cash, he went off to enjoy living. Friends are easy to find when you’re well off, and money is always easy to spend, so for a while he had fun. Then the money ran out. He tried working on zero-hour contracts, but had a thin time of it. … More Welcome home- Look, See, Pray
Engaging Light travels at three hundred million meters a second – that’s pretty fast! Sometimes the Christmas flurry feels like it’s going even faster.* Yet we can use candle light for a wonderful ‘slowing down’ spot for children and adults alike. Try it at a Bible study or for a pause in a youth group, … More Luke 1:39-55 – Slowing Down from The Speed of Light
The “delight” of shopping grasped me firmly by the throat yesterday. At a big supermarket I won’t name, they were selling everything Christmassy from jumpers to hot cross buns. … More See clearly
Advent – What, Already?
A great make that combines Advent Wreath with Advent Calendar. As well as looking good, it helps us to keep our eyes fixed on Jesus, the Light of the World as we wait for his coming. … More Advent – What, Already?