There is nothing like asking for help to take a shot at your pride. Asking for help so often feels like the equivalent of being a failure. You can’t achieve something yourself, so you need someone else to do it for you. It’s a humbling experience. Most parents have a desire for their kids grow up […]
Yet another free stock photo source? Freely can be especially useful as they have a range of Christian-themed photography. It’s a small but growing collection. You might find something useful here for your next flyer or sermon series. It’s at least worth adding to your bookmarks for later.
The global persecution of Christians has been made significantly more public in recent times. Although many of us live in relative peace and freedom, we have become more exposed to those who suffer significantly for their faith, and often with their lives. Open Doors is an organisation involved in a lot excellent work in advocacy, […]
Unsplash is another free photo site offering ’10 new photos every 10 days’. If you’re looking for some quality photography, this might have what you’re looking for.
This is part 2 of this article. Make sure to read part 1 first. Story as a method for inviting participation Preaching is more than a task for exploration of meaning and identity. Preaching is fundamentally shaped by the use of the Bible as its text for exploration. Scripture calls us to consider the revelation […]
[youtube id=”KOUV7mWDI34″] The Bible Project is working to create free summary videos on every book of the Bible, as well as some of the major themes of Scripture. They seek to show how the story of the Bible unfolds through a series of 5-6 minute animated videos. They are visually appealing, and look like excellent resources for training, small […]
Stories captivate. The magnitude and influence of the modern film industry attests to our desire for captivating stories. The most endearing stories are those which draw us in through subjective narrative. They allow us to position ourselves within the story, providing avenues for the construction of meaning and identity. Stories resonate especially with young people. As […]
1. Make a reading plan If you don’t have a plan on how your going to do it, chances are you won’t be doing much. As they say, if you fail to plan, you plan to fail. You might set out to read the entire Bible in a year. You might just want to ensure […]
What is the truest thing about you? Many things may be true of you. But what is the truest? Our problem is this: “You’re clinging to true things about yourself that simply aren’t that true. You’re elevating things that are merely true – or half-true, or true some days but not others – to the […]
Lifehacker has a great blog post on 5 reasons your presentations are letting you down. Whilst it has the business world in mind, the points are equally worth reflecting on how we preach and teach in ministry. You can now pick up a free ebook of the excellent God’s Big Picture by Vaughan Roberts. Over at […]