It has been an interesting week for Church of England clergy and the poor in the newspapers. Revd Simon Cross is undertaking a 40 day hunger strike fast through lent to highlight the plight of the poor in the United Kingdom. In a national move to mark the beginning of lent, 27 Bishops penned an
The Church of England today launched its Lenten discipline with a fanfare. It is a wonderful initiative to take look at the world around us and take it all in. As a psychologist, Ruth has been using mindfulness techniques for years to improve people’s mental health. We have actually used the raisin exercise in church
Sten has come up with a lovely little clip of Jesus in the wilderness using lego. Bravo! Encore!
For lent I’ve been looking for ways to reinvigorate my prayer life and my bible study. I have been doing the Big Bible project with my wife and it has been a real springboard to our discussions. A friend began posting these 24-7 prayer video clips. From Ash Wednesday I have been posting them to our church
Last year you may remember the “say one for me” campaign. People were encouraged to put a poster in a local venue and collect prayers from the people in our towns and cities. These would then form part of the intercessions in our churches during lent. Well it’s back and this time there is a