Tag Archives: forgiveness

The One About Being Connected

We went for a walk yesterday and for reasons that only they fully understand, my girls decided to tie themselves together with loom bands. Connecting themselves to one another didn’t make walking along easier but it certainly did make becoming separated impossible … Continue reading

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A Creative Communion Service Inspired by John 8.1-12

At the end of our service last Sunday, our Communion table looked like this. We started the service thinking about the parable of the lost sheep (Luke 15.1-7). We watched a short video animation of the story (see below) and then … Continue reading

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The One About the Slippery Slope

Have you ever wondered how Judas the disciple of Jesus become Judas the betrayer of Jesus? It’s quite a change to go from a loyal follower of Jesus to become the person who started the chain of events that led to his arrest, … Continue reading

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The one about Jeremy Clarkson

So, Jeremy is not having his contract renewed. The odd thing is that some people think that he should. Over 1 million people have signed a petition calling for the Top Gear star to be reinstated with no consequences or even … Continue reading

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Don’t let worries kill you, let the church help

I love this picture. It makes me laugh every time I see it but it also makes me sad because it can be true. Gandhi said: I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so … Continue reading

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The one where I had to say sorry

I recently discovered that we had used an image on some publicity that belonged to a national organisation. A representative of that organisation contacted us and was clearly not happy. My colleague who took the call passed on the message with … Continue reading

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Faster, fighting and forgiveness

I recently watched the film ‘Faster’ starring Dwayne The Rock Johnson as ‘the Driver’. He is released from prison and sets about finding and killing the people who killed his brother. An assassin is sent to stop him and there … Continue reading

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Forgiveness sets us free

I recently talked at a local secondary school assembly about forgiveness. I used some clips from the film spiderman 3 to help think about why I think forgiveness is important. In the film, Peter finds out that the man who … Continue reading

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