Why the Rule of six could help your friendships

We’d been round at a friends house for food and a catch up. Most weeks after the school pick up, we get invited and simply turn up. There’s usually between six and eight of us, from two families. There’s always great food and lots of fun, to be honest its just really easy company. ThisContinue reading “Why the Rule of six could help your friendships”

Why the Rule of six could help your homegroup

This article is part two in a series. Please read part one first Why the Rule of Six could help your friendships. We belong to a Church home group called Rooted, for six years we’ve met together on alternate weeks. Our group consists of about fourteen people, but its pretty fluid. People come and goContinue reading “Why the Rule of six could help your homegroup”

Refuge for Student Workers

This blog post is written by Helen Taylor. This is part of a series of blogs written for weary gospel workers, see here for previous blogs. September is a big month for a student worker – filled with trepidation at everything to be done before term starts, and buckets of excitement.   Showing new students it’sContinue reading “Refuge for Student Workers”

Motivation for the term ahead for the weary gospel worker part 2

This is part 2 of a series of blogs written by Sarah Dawkins, the first one is here. In part one we reflected on 6 months of lockdown. I wonder how that made you feel. Maybe just a little helpless? That’s how I feel at the start of a new academic year. I write fromContinue reading “Motivation for the term ahead for the weary gospel worker part 2”

Motivation for the term ahead for the weary gospel worker

After a summer of recovery and recuperation I was hoping I’d feel better for the start of term. The start has been slow, with many ups and downs and I’ve come to realise that among many things my surge capacity is depleted. I found this article by Tara Haelle incredibly helpful in helping me understandContinue reading “Motivation for the term ahead for the weary gospel worker”

Encouraging female evangelists

In the ‘Passion for Evangelism’ (PfE) termly book club, we have been reading and discussing Aimee Byrd’s excellent book Why Can’t We Be Friends? Aimee reminds us that the way to stand against culture’s inadequate and over-sexualised word around men and women is by not allowing it to drive us apart. Rather, she says, ‘It isContinue reading “Encouraging female evangelists”

The Art of gathering online

How we gather matters. How we gather online matters even more. You may not have noticed the importance of venues, but each venue comes with a script. Think about these venues: the lawcourt, a beach and a night club. What words come to your mind? What do these venues make you think about? The lawContinue reading “The Art of gathering online”

Running a course online

There are many opportunities to put our events and courses online. Here is a simple post outlining how to set up a course through Zoom. 1. Setting up a registration for your event Its not safe to put a Zoom link on the internet. You can create a simple registration or email out the ZoomContinue reading “Running a course online”

Lessons for Lockdown from Cross-Cultural work

This guest blog post is from Eddie Arthur In the late 1980s, Sue and I, with our two small boys, found ourselves living in the village of Gouabafla deep in the West African rainforest. We were there to help the local church translate the New Testament into the Kouya language, but before we could thinkContinue reading “Lessons for Lockdown from Cross-Cultural work”

Marriage in Lockdown

This guest post is by Paul Allcock As we approach our golden wedding in a few months time you could be tempted to think that we have learned everything there is to know about one another. Di and I continue to enjoy and thank God for the adventure of married life and for His faithfulnessContinue reading “Marriage in Lockdown”