It was one of those church meetings that the media never seems to know exist: a circle of those desperate to make the world a better place passionately offering up their requests to God. As each prayed, the others listened earnestly to their friends' pleas, vocalising their agreement.
A woman took the mic...
Having brewed the tea and unwrapped the chocolate, my friends and I put our feet up on the sofa for the evening. For us, this has always been the perfect way to begin a good, long conversation. And hey, we all love a good natter, right?
Lectio divina (Latin for divine reading, holy reading, spiritual reading) is an ancient tradition of reading and engaging with the bible. It is a traditional Christian practice of prayer and scriptural reading that encourages a communion with the Triune God as well as promotes a spiritual connection with scripture. Lectio divina is a way of praying with Scripture that calls one to study, ponder, listen and, finally, pray from God's Word
I am struggling with prayer at the moment. Autumn is drifting toward winter and I have had couple of nasty colds already, I rush out early in the morning and seem to be tired when I get home after work, I have a lot of work to do and family life is demanding. I don't offer these as excuses but as examples of the things that seem to get in the way of my prayer. I am sure I could find time to fit the discipline in but the truth is many days I haven't...
Martin Luther King, a Baptist minister from the southern United States, led a struggle for racial equality which has changed the way westerners see issues of race ever since. His insistence on non-violence and his life and teaching have also inspired work for justice and peace worldwide.
Below you will find links to the story of Francis, some famous quotes and links to further reading.
Follow the story of Corrie ten Boom in five short episodes, from perilous times hiding Jews from the Nazis through to her time in a concentration camp – click on the story link below to begin or use the links to the right.
Interested in knowing more about the life and work of Corrie ten Boom? Follow links to relevant websites and books, with direct online ordering below.
"There is no pit so deep that God’s love is not deeper still." Read inspiring quotes by Corrie ten Boom.
How hard is faith to find? And how hard is it to keep faith, especially during tough times? The five people below have all found and kept faith in different ways. We grilled them about their experience by asking the following questions...
These pages are here to help you take a step of faith. Just click a shoe! Some of the steps are quite small – they're more like shuffles of faith. Others are a lot bigger – they're leaps of faith. All of them offer a chance to discover what you believe and how you want to live your life. And who knows? They might also help you to discover more about God.
Jesus hung on the cross for six hours before he died. In that time, he spoke to his friends, to the criminal crucified next to him, and to God. They are the last words he spoke before he died. These pages present Jesus' seven last sayings in seven short movies. Links to the animations are found below, links to the text are found to the right.
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