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Reflections from along the Great Glen Way
I recently walked along the Great Glen Way, which is a long distance path which follows the Great Glen, alongside the Caledonian canal and three lochs (including Loch Ness), from Fort William to Inverness. The walk is though some beautiful … Continue reading
Posted in Being honest about our faith, discipleship, Faith, Learning, Life experiences, Relationship with God, video I have taken Tagged discipleship, free video resource for churches, free video resources for church, God is at work in our everyday lives, Great Glen Way, making disciples, retreat, spiritual retreat, thought for the day, vdeo reflections, video clips for use in church Leave a comment
The direction you are headed in is more important than where you are right now
Often we focus on where we are and what things are like now, but I wonder what life might be like if we thought more about where we are headed and who we are becoming? Jesus called all sorts of … Continue reading
Look to the Light: God is Constant in the Chaos
I have been thinking about how God is constant in the chaos, that He is always present and that His light is always shining, even in the darkest of places. As a part of my reflecting on this, I have … Continue reading
Joseph’s Story: Learning to Look at Life through the Lens of God
Following his encounter wih the Angel, everything changed. Rather than looking at God through the lens of his life circumstances, Joseph began to see his life through the lens of God. Continue reading
Following Jesus can feel like a White Water Raft Ride
In this past year, things have changed massively in our lives and the lives of the churches we are a part of. Now that we have the opportunity, do we want to go back to how things were or are we willing to continue in any of the areas that we have learnt about? Will we follow and obey God even when things seem overwhelming and we want to turn back? Continue reading
Where is your Focus?
These two photo’s were taken by the same camera, from the same angle of the same view but they are very different because of their focus. Where is your focus? In the picture on the left, everything is blurred in the background because the focus is on the mug … Continue reading
The Emotional Turmoil of Holy Week
Have you ever stopped to think of the emotional turmoil that Jesus went through in the week leading up to his death and resurrection? His anguish in Gethsemane gives us a glimpse into the level of emotions that were churning … Continue reading
Is Lent primarily about giving things up or giving more time to God? (Lent short reflection 1)
Lent is most commonly associated with giving things up but if that is all that it means to us then we may be missing the point. This is the first in a series of short videos which can be used … Continue reading
Are we Learning to Look to our Lord in Lockdown?
So, let’s be honest, many of us are struggling! 2021 began with such hope, Covid vaccines were becoming available and the end to the pandemic appeared to be just around the corner and yet we find ourselves in lockdown again. … Continue reading
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What is it like to live as a black person in the UK?
If we want to take a stand against racism then we need to educate ourselves so we can have a better understanding. I am grateful to Keegan and his sister Dianah fo speaking about their experiences as black people living … Continue reading
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