Written by Jon Herring- Pastor of Christ Church Fetcham In recent weeks we have seen a culture of pulling down statues of people who have done, said or believed evil things. And it’s easy to look on and shake our heads self-righteously as the sins of these people’s past are uncovered. But it has ledContinue reading “Thank goodness there is no statue of me…”
Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:19-20 Is it time to Go?!Continue reading “Is it time to go?”
One of the many things I love about my wife is how analytical and reflective she is. Over the years she has regularly challenged us to reflect and consider how and why we are doing things. She regularly encourages us to re-evaluate, to take a step back and look at our lifestyle, parenting and generalContinue reading “A Time to Re-evaluate”
With our world in lock down, panic buying at the shops, people fearing for their health, the world-wide death toll of the coronavirus ever rising, it’s clear we’re going through a time of suffering that is global in its reach. And I don’t know how you’re currently responding- whether it’s in fear, panic, frustration orContinue reading “Corona virus- Where is God in all this?”
Today I face the new normal. It’s the same monitors, same ergonomic keyboard, same trackball mouse. It’s all the same. Except it isn’t. Instead of sitting beside colleagues within the familiar walls of our office, I’m facing my lounge wall, sat at a slightly-too-high-for-comfort dining table and listening to some classical music to keep meContinue reading “A Worker’s Prayer”
“What are we doing today, Mum?” “Who are we seeing?” “Where are we going?” Already the answer is beginning to sound a little monotonous, as light hearted as I try to sound, “Oh it’ll just be us! Doing pretty much the same as yesterday. Maybe we’ll go to a big field again…!” But the noveltyContinue reading “For the Overwhelmed Mum on a Mother’s-Day-like-no-other”
Ligonier ministries have made their entire library of hundreds of teaching series free to stream in an attempt to serve the church amidst this time of social isolation.
Here is a really helpful blog from Growing Young Disciples about how to care for children and young people in the midst of a global pandemic. https://www.growingyoungdisciples.co.uk/for-such-a-time-as-this/?fbclid=IwAR3RyyiMFS93MDBG56Q921muVjeZYdTyW2hr9nd0NeHamzEX4FbwCpEUWeM
Here is a free Ebook about the Final Days of Jesus that Crossways have just released and might form an excellent devotional in the build up to Easter.
Mustard Seeds- a children’s resource from TNT Ministries- who produce excellent resources, have just offered this wonderful free resource that you could use at home on a Sunday morning (or any other time) to continue to nurture your children in the gospel in the absence of Sunday School.