Activity Making waves! This is great for the sunny outdoors. If you do it indoors, I recommend a tarpaulin! You will need: Paddling pool filled with water Contents of your recycling bin Straws, paper etc Sticky tape & scissors Coins (for ballast) Plastic cups or jugs Pipe cleaners What to do Make a boat from … More Making Waves
Lent Book I’m delighted to report that my new Lent book shot straight to the #1 slot in Bible Meditations. Woo Hoo! Boogie boogie! (That’s me doing a little dance around the study floor.) Thank you for all the lovely comments I’ve received from readers. I trust this book will be a blessing to you … More Holy Smoke! New Science Experiment, Plus Bonus Resources
Welcome to the second edition of Together, Apart, a set of free, intergenerational resources for these strange times when we cannot be with each other. Each week (on Sundays now instead of Mondays so that Easter resouces come to you on the right days) you’ll find Bible study ideas for all ways of learnings and … More Together, Apart – Calming the Storm
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
John 2:1-11 – Sharon and Wayne’s Wedding – With MP3!
This simple but hilarious script will put you right in the action of Jesus’s first miracle. It is easy to stage with one main character (Father of the Bride) and three walk-on, walk-off cameos.
True to the Bible (mostly) and chock full of funnies – with just a hint of armadillo! … More John 2:1-11 – Sharon and Wayne’s Wedding – Drama Script with MP3!
Engaging Let’s Science! This psalm talks about us being like well-watered trees, “bearing luscious fruit each season without fail”. They bear the fruit because they have good water and good soil. What you get out depends on what you put in. There are several ways to explore this with science; some are quick and easy, … More Psalm 1 – Let’s Science!
Life is (too) busy for most of us. We are always moving, working, travelling – and we are tired and stressed. These two men were crossing the river estuary in Salcombe. The outboard motor chugged along, and the river surface was broken by the movement and bow wave. They were disturbing the peace by being … More Active or reflective? – Look, See, Pray
Elijah had just had a massive battle with the prophets of Baal and he was totally wiped out. It manifested itself in physical exhaustion, spiritual burn out and mental depression. And you know what? It was OK. … More 1 Kings 19:4-8 – Recharging
Some ideas for a Maundy Thursday with more of the punch that it had the first time round. … More Maundy Thursday – What really needs cleaning?
Name aloud victims of sin that comes from darkness – those killed or injured in wars and acts of terror; those who mourn them; victims of racial aggression; refugees … dip your fingers in the red water and let it drip onto the paper around the black mark. … More Amos 5:18-24 – A Meditation for Remembrance Day