Real questions and real answers have become an endangered species! Our data revolution of internet and mobiles is both a boon and a curse. It gives us access to much information, but does little filtering or verifying of that raw data. … More The Wise and the Fools- Look, See, Pray
I had taken note that the frost had turned the garden into an art gallery. Frost edged leaves, even a lonely ice-glazed rose, and diamond-decorated berries. Beautiful in a wistful way. … More A Time for Everything- Look, See, Pray
So who was right?
Actually, that’s not the point.
And the whole point of this passage is that ‘who is right’ is not the point. … More 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 – The point is … it’s not the point.
Do I have 100% cast-iron proof that my faith is true? No. It’s not the kind of thing one can prove, just the same as I cannot 100% prove that my daughter loves me. She could just be a very convincing actor. Nevertheless, I accept by faith that she does – and that is not an unreasonable faith. … More 1 Corinthians 2:1-12, (13-16)
This activity is a well-known illustration of priorities, and has many applications. There is a set of pictures you can use as well. You will need a tray and a glass jar. To fill it find something large, like ping-pong or golf balls; something medium-sized, like dried beans or gravel or nuts; and something small, like … More Activity – First Things First
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