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Psalm 62: Giving our Stress and Worries to God Video Resource
Are you worried and stressed? If so, Psalm 62 is for you. In the Psalm, David pours out his heart, describing how he was barely hanging on and that he felt like a broken fence. As well as expressing his … Continue reading
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Advent 13: The Journey to Bethlehem
Mary travelled the 70 miles to Bethlehem whilst she was heavily pregnant. I’ve always been aware that the Bible doesn’t mention a donkey and a number of years ago I heard someone talking about the journey to Bethlehem saying that … Continue reading
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Are you fearful in the face of Brexit?
The past 24 hours has been incredibly difficult for many people who voted remain in the EU Referendum. This post is to offer some thoughts on how we can cope when we feel, sad, scared, gutted and worried using some words from Psalm … Continue reading
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The one about the Ofsted Inspection
I can’t remember the last time that I had more than one teacher tell me ‘that theme was so appropriate for today’ following a school assembly. When this happened a few days ago, it was such an encouraging end to a … Continue reading
Posted in Being honest about our faith, Blessed to be a blessing, Faith, Life experiences, peace Tagged Calming of the storm, christian assembly ideas, feeling overwhelmed, God is speaking to us, God of surprises, God speaks, God's gift of peace, how to respond when we are stressed, letting go of work and stress, life experiences, Ofsted inspection, peace, peace be still, philippians 4.7, school assembly, storms of life Leave a comment
Have you ever thought about how tragic the Nativity Story is?
The version of the nativity that is often presented in church is a very nice, clean and happy story but have you ever considered how tragic that the Christmas story really is? Mary was unmarried and pregnant and the punishment in her culture … Continue reading
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Coping in the Chaos
Do you ever feel overwhelmed? I’m a pretty relaxed and chilled out person but according to my wife I was up at 3 on Sunday morning looking for a rota for a project we are running this week. I kind … Continue reading
Why do we get stressed about the things that we do?
I’ve been away this week staying with my in-laws. We’ve had a great time catching up with family members who are back in the UK, we have had lots of fun and we have all eaten much more than we should … Continue reading
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