The well-being and spiritual growth of our clergy is crucial to the Church of England’s future, but we all know that ministry at times can feel like “grappling with blancmange”. So, what does a flourishing ministry look like?
2 August 2019 - The reasons for homelessness or begging are complex and it can lead to us not knowing what to do or how to best help. Sidney from the Marylebone Project shares some of her wise advice on how you can help... and not just walk by.
Every year pioneering research in mission and ministry is shared at the Faith in Research conference. Elli and Clare share the wisdom gained from this year's focus on wellbeing in ministry.
Elli Wort & Claire Dalpra
5 July 2019 - It's so easy to be offended and to hold on to unforgiveness. Forgiveness doesn't make the wrong right, but it will bring freedom. Paul shares his insight on this topic of forgiveness...
21 June 2019 - Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Bishop of Dover, Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons and a chaplain to the Queen, tells us about being born in Jamaica, becoming a CA Evangelist, racism and sexism, and sleepovers at Windsor Castle.
10 June 2019 - Running a 5K, half-marathon or other race takes commitment and training. Hannah outlines her top five tips on how to prepare for running a race (and hopefully fundraising at the same time!).
24 May 2019 - Thy Kingdom Come, a national wave of prayer over Pentecost, has triggered Louise Luck to think about how she can be more intentional with prayer, be praying for friends to know Jesus and how to preserve in prayer.
10 May 2019 - As culture changes, the model of traditional church needs to adapt too. Claire Dalpra looks at a few of the challenges faced by Messy Church and suspects other types of church will face the same in the future.
26 April 2019 - It's so easy to want to do and achieve more at the detriment of our mental health. Paul was close to an emotional breakdown, so was forced to create healthy habits (including rest and prayer) in to his life.
12 April 2019 - With ongoing Brexit discussions, Stephen Cottrell (Bishop of Chelmsford) calls us to pray for Brexit and gather people for a cup of tea and a chat as we seek to overcome divisions.
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