This CartoonChurch.com cartoon by Dave Walker originally appeared in the Church Times.
I was going to comment about housegroups / home groups / cell groups / what ever… I was going to talk about how meeting half way through the week to study the Bible can seem like a weird and odd thing to do. I was then going to say something about loving being able to share in the brutal craziness of life in light of Gods Grace.
But my throat is doing some weird aching thing, and I’m missing not being at housegroup.
To start with, some serious C of E news, it seems there have been some factions opening up and things like that. If you feel like you can concentrate then the Church Mouse explains it all. (Not to be confused with Clarissa…)
Now heres something a little special from the world of Chelmsford and the brain of Phil Ritchie.
As part of the Bible Year 2011 initiative, the “Beer and Bible” initiative is there to encourage public reading of the Bible in 200 pubs around the Chelmsford area, with a focus on seasonal times such as Easter.
The Church Sofa lads are fans of both the Bible and Beer, and any excuse to combine the two is worth celebrating.
Personally speaking one of my most peaceful months for a few months was spent next to the River Exe in Exeter, pint in hand, while reading 1 John. It was a nice pint by the way…
From the makers of thechurchsofa, we present our own site dedicated to Dartmoor. The site is a directory of some of the best Activities, and places to stay in Dartmoor, Devon, please feel free to check it and let us know what you think.
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Recently I’ve been pondering over the “Soul” section of the Christianity Explored. Now I think it looks quite glossy and almost cool. Has anyone out there got experience of using this DVD in their youth club? Would it be suitable to a bunch of young teens who struggle with staying still, and dont really want to hear about God?