Our youth group went to a week-long festival called Newday. Alanah Mitchell reports back with the story of the week in poetic form below. Alanah says: “This poem has been structured into seven cantos to give readers a flavour of what happened on each day at Newday, it’s tone is informal and chatty to express… Read More Ode to Newday
The Christian life is a life defined by joy. However, it is also a life marked by discipline. Just as in any human relationship we must discipline ourselves to enjoy that relationship fully, the same is true of our relationship with God. Fasting- abstaining from food for a period of time- is such a discipline.… Read More Fasting – what, why and how?
Lindsey Stephenson blogs on an exciting new venture God has opened up. Have you heard about Hope? If you’ve been around for a while I hope you’ll know I’m referring to our Friday project, Hope English Club, based at Central House. If you’re new to Churchcentral, or just need a refresher, let me introduce you… Read More Have you heard about HOPE? | New chapter for Hope English Club
After Rich’s recent talk (listen here from 31mins50) that spoke of our responsibility to care for creation as God’s people, we asked a few people in the church who have a passion for these issues to share their wisdom. These are not commandments to see as a burden, but more helpful ideas, from those with… Read More Care for creation: Some practical ideas
Did you know that we are working together with 27 local churches or Christian organisations to help introduce people to Jesus this term! Didn’t think so, so let’s fill you in… Well, let’s start with the stuff you probably do know. I’d imagine that you know about the John Lennox event that is coming up… Read More Bringing churches together. Bringing the Good News to Birmingham.
Sometimes I read the Bible and get blown away by the relentless pace at which God works in the world. In the space of one page turn, kingdoms rise and fall, nations turn around, hopes are fulfilled and God works! Wonderful. Then I look at my story and it can all feel somewhat slower! Days,… Read More Unremarkable days…
We love our partnership with Christians Against Poverty and we love every person we have met and got to know through our CAP Debt Centre, which we have run since 2012. CAP’s already high national profile was rocketed last week following a Friday night prime time BBC 2 documentary; ‘The Debt Saviours’. If you missed… Read More Some breaking news…