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Free Sample of our Family Advent Devotional for 2020

Barbara Reaoch | October 29th 2020

We want to share with you a preview of A Better Than Anything Christmas, a new Advent devotional for families from Barbara Reaoch. As you read together, your family will get more excited about Jesus than anything else Christmas has to offer. The following extract is a devotion for the first day in December.... continue reading

 

A Covid Christmas Gospel Talk Outline

Tim Thornborough | October 28th 2020

Tim shares an outline for a Christmas talk, which you are free to use and make your own. If you are using it in the open air at a street carol service, remember to keep it short!... continue reading

 

Will the Church Reshape Child Discipleship?

Barbara Reaoch | October 27th 2020

Amber and Nate did not grow up in the church. As new followers of Christ, the church gave fresh hope for their lives. It became their haven. They relied on the church to teach them and their children about God and his Word. Enter—the pandemic! Everything changed and keeps changing. Along with many parents, Amber and Nate wonder, “What will happen to our kids?” They miss the church’s support in discipling their children. How can it be, that even in the lockdown the world keeps on shaping our kids into its mold?... continue reading

 

Half term baking ideas to overcome Covid barriers

Susie Bentley-Taylor | October 26th 2020

Bake Through the Bible came about through a shared desire to talk to our children about their Saviour Jesus through the everyday moments. That desire hasn’t changed, but the challenges are ever changing (not to mention that we have more children to share Jesus with now!).... continue reading

 

What Kind of Gift Is Christmas?

J D Greear | October 22nd 2020

Christians believe that at the heart of Christmas, and of life, is one particular present—God’s gift to us of a baby. But what kind of present is it?... continue reading

 

Charity Cards That Support Compassion

James Burstow | October 21st 2020

We are thrilled to be continuing our support of Compassion this year through the sale of our Christmas cards. Last year we were delighted to support 60 young people in Tanzania gaining skills in baking, carpentry, filmography and photography, and I wanted to share with you an update from Paul Dymott at Compassion about how our donations are going to be used in the year ahead.... continue reading

 

Christmas will be different. Use it to teach children familiar truths.

Lizzie Laferton | October 20th 2020

Yes, December is going to be strange. But while the events of our Christmas celebration might be different, the events we celebrate are unchanged. The good news of Christ’s incarnation is unaffected and can go on being proclaimed and celebrated.... continue reading

 

4 Things Biblical Meditation Can Do For You

Linda Allcock | October 15th 2020

Biblical meditation will still your mind. It’s an opportunity to dial down the volume on your frantic thought-life and rest in God’s unchanging truth. So that even when the Bible is not open in front of you, God’s words are still at the forefront of your mind.... continue reading

 

The Name His Father Gave Him

David Mathis | October 13th 2020

Jesus is the name he received at that first Christmas—and it’s a name that is wonderfully familiar to us. And yet, the New Testament also speaks in at least three other places of Jesus receiving another “name.” So what is this name—and how might it breathe fresh life into our worship of Jesus this Advent season?... continue reading

 

Should We Expect Our Jobs to Make Us Happy?

Barnabas Piper | October 8th 2020

Work— like many other things in life- is a means of finding happiness. It’s designed by God and is a good thing. It’s a good hook for the right things, but too weak to hold our hopes for total happiness.... continue reading

 
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