The framework in which we live
Tim asked what is the framework within which we live.
Using an illustration from his football coaching, Tim emphasised that, when our framework is God-given, based on the Bible and the Spirit of God within us, we are secure and can live in the freedom of God's grace.
The ladies have set aside time during this year's period of Lent to study parts of the Easter story. Merle's first Lent reflection is based upon one of the thoughts shared during a study on the miracle of Jesus walking on the water.
Becoming robust in a fragile world
In the latest article in our 'Understanding family' section Jen stresses the importance of teaching our children to be robust, rather than wrapping them in bubble wrap and protecting them from the realities of life.
Merle asks parents to consider why they end up negotiating with their children rather than correcting bad behaviour, and offers practical guidance.
It can be difficult to discern which child is the culprit when children fall out. Merle gives practical advice on how to build good relationships between children.
A collection of thoughts which arise in the course of life; they may come from counselling situations, random conversations or observations. Click the raindrop to read John's latest insights into how much we really understand and how to become more robust.
In his latest Bible insight John asks 'What have you been entrusted with?' and encourages each of us to take on the responsibilities that God gives us.
A good book to read!
John recommends this excellent book by Francis Chan - click above for further details and to buy a copy.
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Click the picture of the bonfire to read what was shared in church on Sunday morning, including the importance of not looking back with regret.
You will receive a very warm welcome at our Sunday morning meeting - we meet at 10.00 am at School Farm, Cratfield, Click here for further details and a map.
Understanding Yourself Step Two
The last Step Two weekend was held at Cratfield from 22nd - 24th March 2019 - click here for a review of the weekend.
Understanding Yourself Step Four
The latest Step Four weekend was held at Cratfield from 8th - 10th March 2019 - click here for a review of the weekend.
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Bible verses seen in another light
Andrew is writing his own translation of the Bible as he finds that occasionally something gets missed in the standard translations. The latest verse he has commented on is Colossians 3:2 - click the graphic above to read his thoughts.