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Many of us are struggling with the use of face coverings, but Andy Bryant suggests that the act of wearing them can have a spiritual significance.
Rev Matthew Price encourages us to take heart and allow Jesus to take our tiredness on His shoulders.
Philip Young is enjoying the return to real-life worship, and shares some thoughts based on a sermon he preached Saint John’s in Felixstowe on July 19.
Peter Farley reflects on the importance of each of us making effective use of our remaining time on earth.
Suzanne Cooke has been recalling her early encounter with God on the island of Iona, and suggests that the Celtic style of Christianity would be a good model for our lives today.
Andy Bryant is learning to come to terms with the ongoing restrictions as we gradually emerge from lockdown, but help is at hand…
Amidst all the current restrictions on people’s freedom, Jane Walters recalls a recent holiday and how much the Channel Islanders rejoice in their freedom from previous oppression.
As many churches around England start to re-open for limited acts of worship, Andy Bryant explains why this is, for him, such an important stage in the return to normality.
Robert Ashton wonders how essential our church premises are for our churches to function successfully.
As the lockdown starts to ease, and a version of normality returns, Andy Bryant reminds us that there are many things we need to remember, and lessons to learn.
Ruth Lilley has been de-cluttering, and has discovered new benefits as a result.
David Patey responds to last week’s opinion column by James Knight entitled ‘Christians should rise above identity politics’ and shares his thoughts on our relationships with each other.
Jane Walters reflects on the importance of home, and considers what that means for a Christian.
As some church buildings are starting to re-open for individual visits and private prayer, Andy Bryant reflects on the relevance of these places to our Christian faith.
Rev Nigel Fox has replaced clapping with praying for his community on his doorstep on Thursday evenings.
Following the recent protests against racism in the USA and Great Britain, Andy Bryant is unhappy with being labelled as white, male, and middleclass; and suggests a more meaningful and purposeful identity.
Rev Suzanne Cooke has been climbing hills where she now lives in Northumberland, and describes how those experiences help her listen to God.
As we start to emerge from the worst effects of the coronavirus pandemic, Philip Young is urging us to ensure that the “new normal” is one which cares for God’s creation as well as each other.
Regular contributor Andy Bryant is heeding the Government’s advice to Stay Alert, but points out that, as Christians, we should always be alert anyway.
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