Eleven (Millie Bobbie Brown) is one of the lead characters in the Netflix blockbuster series, Stranger Things. Taken from her mum and used partly for experimentation and partly as an anti-Soviet weapon due to her psychokinetic powers, Eleven loses her birth name and becomes known by the number tattooed onto her. It enables the lab… Continue reading You are not just a number (a message for those getting GCSE results)
The musical Les Miserable starts with a big number focusing on the lead character’s status as a prisoner. He is simply known as a number 24601. This builds into the question “Who am I?” which will be later answered not just with his prison number but with his name “Who am I? I’m Jean Valjean.” … Continue reading Who am I? I’m raised up with Christ (Psalm 8)
Were you there in the petrol queues panic buying fuel the other week? I wonder how you would have reacted if someone promised you access to a secret stash of petrol or diesel? What if they could guarantee that once you filled up, the fuel wouldn’t run out. It’s a relief that the crisis has… Continue reading Is anyone thirsty? (John 4:1-25)
Here’s today’s #TheDailyDose. It’s a special edition as I wanted to go back over some of the stuff we’ve been spotting in John 1 in the light of a discussion on twitter. The discussion was over whether or not it’s right to talk about “identity in Christ.” The objection being that our World is obsessed… Continue reading Is it right to talk about identity in Christ?
Here are the study questions for Sunday Night Church (17-05-2020). You can also watch the #afternoontea discussion we had on facebook which I’ve linked to at the bottom of the study Feel free to add your answers to the questions -and your own questions in the comments which we will leave open for this. For… Continue reading Greater than Great (Hebrews 1:5-14)
Son of a preacher man – when a child talks to his dad about being a preacher. How to care for friends with anxiety and depression – The Gospel Coalition have posted this article by Emma Scrivener. Follow the link through her site. I want to direct you through her site rather than straight to… Continue reading Food from around the world wide web