A few weeks ago I went for my second Covid jab at a large vaccination hub. I only vaguely remembered the location from my first time. “No problem”, thinks I, “the sat-nav will know the way.” However, this time I was in a borrowed car with a borrowed sat nav and its maps were out … More Mazes vs Labyrinths (2 Samuel 5:1-10)
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
Andy: Ah brill – I love this story! It’s one of my favourites. Nasty Zac – the little hairy short dude who no-one liked, then he goes and gives away loads of dosh and then Jesus liked him.
Rod: Errrmmmm … but … … More Luke 19:1-10 – Nasty Zac and the Cake-Fest
Lent 4 – Prodigal – what does it mean? Another name for this story is ‘The Lost Son’, and that’s a good name. The younger son was lost and then was found. So does prodigal mean lost? … More Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32
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 … More Luke 2:41-52 – Puzzle Pages
Every parent has lost a kid in the supermarket (though not usually for three days). It’s a horrible feeling when it happens but, somehow, it’s quite comforting to know that it happened to Jesus too.
I love Mary’s reaction – it’s exactly what any parent would say today – people don’t change. But Jesus’ reply is the interesting one. “In my Father’s house”. … More Luke 2:41-52