Monthly Archives: April 2015

In the footsteps of Uriah: engagement in a suffering world

John writes: I was thinking this morning about those suffering in the aftermath of the Nepalese earthquake, and of the suffering of refugees and migrants, many of them our fellow-Christians. And I thought how easy it is to be numbed by so much pain. An incident from the Bible came to mind – a glow of honour in a very sordid tale. It’s from 2nd Samuel 11. King David, who has remained at ease in his palace rather than joining his troops on a distant

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Elaine Watt’s moving experience of working with children

(I loved this talk from Elaine Watt this morning. It's about Scripture Union camps and the love that motivates them; about the value, uniqueness and preciousness of individuals, about listening to God's whispers, about an opportunity to support a Holiday Club in October. Above all its about the love of God which was very evident in the loveliness of spirit with which Elaine spoke.) Names are important, don’t you think? New parents sometimes agonise

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On a mission: the early church reaches out. Bible readings for tomorrow’s service
On a missiom

Here are the Bible passages for tomorrow's service: Acts 13:1-3 1 Now in the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen (who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch) and Saul. 2 While they were worshipping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, ‘Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.’ 3 So after they had fasted and prayed, they placed

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