It was my turn on the United Reformed Church’s Daily Devotions this week, so here is the text of my offering, with a link to the audio recording. If you find these useful, you can have the devotions delivered daily by email or pod cast, and the URC also provide full Sunday services (rent-a-pulpit) suitable … More Gen 18, Ps 15, Col 1, Lk 10
Wow! Last week’s resources were mega-popular. I got over one week’s worth of traffic in just one day! So, if that’s what is helpful, here’s another bundle for the Sunday after Pentecost, or for any Sunday when you are looking at the Trinity. As always, there are liturgy resources at the end: a confession and … More Trinity – Ps 8, Rom 5, Jn 16
Matthew 28:16-20 Welcome to Together Apart, a set of new intergenerational resources for all of us in God’s family. Ten jam-packed pages of great ideas that you can print off and use for free. Links for PDFs are below. Each week you’ll find Bible study ideas for all ways of learnings and all ages (not … More Together, Apart – Trinity and The Great Commission
Make these super quick-and-easy flatbreads and join in the feast with Abraham’s three visitors. Seriously, if I can make these, anyone can, and they’re delish! Doing – Quick Flatbreads Makes 4-6 You Will ‘Knead’ (ha ha, you see what I did there?) 200g/7oz flour (plain, self-raising or bread flour) pinch salt 100ml/3½fl oz warm water 2 … More Food with Friends – Genesis 18:1-15
A confession and meditation for the brokenness in our world, based on Revelation’s image of the Tree of Life, whose leaves are for the healing of the nations. You can print the labyrinth for people to trace with a finger while they listen to the readings, or make a large version for people to walk … More Revelation 21:10, 22 – 22:5 – Tree of Life Confession and Meditation
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?
Leader: Have you ever wondered what God was doing before the dawn of time? Here’s a flashback to a Trinity Planning session.
Father: Do you ever feel lonely?
Spirit: What do you mean? There’s the three of us, and it is perfect.
Son: I think I know what you mean. Yes, it is perfect, and we are in harmony, but I wish we could share it with someone. … More Script – Trinity Planning Session
Take some time from your busyness, and sit a while with me. Look at the faces. Where are they looking? How do they make you feel? Feel the warmth of the light spilling out of the circle. Why is the circle not complete? Notice the shadow of Jesus’ hand. Why is it light? … More Being – Into the Heart
Instead of a Friday activity, a ‘doing’ post, I am going to make a short series of ‘being’ posts. If you are anything like me, you have far too much ‘doing’ in your Christian life. Sit with me for a while and step outside of all the doing , and into a garden of just being. … More Being -Three Visitors
God, the awesome creator of time and space actually cares about me. And he cares enough to haul me out of the slime pit I’ve got myself into and make me part of his family. Jaw. Dropped. … More Psalm 8 & Romans 5:1-11