Inspiring Discipleship

Inspiring Discipleship Articles and Resources

The Rule of Six and the Gift of God

The Rule of Six and the Gift of God

The rule of six. Are we being offered a gift or is our activity simply being constrained? I am a bit of a weirdo when it comes to number patterns, I kept daily stats on my computer throughout lockdown, and I’d already been having conversations with whoever would...

Twelve Steps Towards Freedom: Live

Twelve Steps Towards Freedom: Live

He sat down in front of the young adult group one Sunday evening.  An Australian whom our minister had got to know.  Let’s say his name was Roger.  “Hello”, he began, “my name is Roger, I am a Christian and I am alcoholic”.  To the ears of a very naive young Christian...

150 Days is a Long Time!

150 Days is a Long Time!

Nick emailed me in March, “Surely this isn’t going to last that long, I mean Glastonbury is still on!” How naïve this sounds after months of lockdown and coronavirus – but at the time it made sense. I’d announced that I was writing 300 words every day on each of the...

Sharing Faith and Prayer Online

Sharing Faith and Prayer Online

At Wotton Baptist Church we’re running our Sunday services on Zoom. It has been a good way to maintain fellowship for a church of our size, but the significant number of vulnerable children and families attending mean that we can’t publicly circulate the details of...

Church Re-imagined

Church Re-imagined

It seems remarkable that it was only six months ago that four representatives of our small Baptist Church in Kirkby Stephen attended the first session of ‘Re:Imagine’ which had been organised by the Northern Baptist Association. Alongside leaders from two other...

Unexpected Blessings

Unexpected Blessings

Years ago there was a shift in my family's life.  An unplanned, unexpected transition. A move from one side of the globe, having been there for years, back to the UK.  I went from feeling like a round peg in a round hole, to feeling like I was in the wrong place and...