Riding the Next Wave

Riding the Next Wave

I’m not a surfer but I did grow up by the sea and I have always enjoyed riding a wave by body boarding. I understand that the best surfers are those who know which are the best waves to ride. They patiently watch the horizon to learn the language of the sea before...
There’s A Manger Over There

There’s A Manger Over There

I was struck by an idea for advent, which a college friend had tried in her locality. It would include attaining a life size manger and placing it in locations around the local community to be seen by passers-by, to inspire a thought or a conversation. A picture of...
Have we forgotten the poor?

Have we forgotten the poor?

One of my former Deacons used to pray “break our hearts for what breaks yours”. I remember while prayer walking Devonport, where I minister, with him and seeing the poverty and knowing that it breaks the heart of God. A few days ago Carl Beech Tweeted “There are...

Following their recent announcement that Table Talk for Wellbeing is now available to preorder, The Ugly Duckling Company’s Sharon Lanfear recently asked Renew Wellbeing’s Ruth Rice a few questions about wellbeing. Ruth Rice is the founder of Renew...
Love God, Love each other and Love Weston-Super-Mare

Love God, Love each other and Love Weston-Super-Mare

Since starting Re:Imagine, we have met regularly as a leadership team to discuss and pray about where God is leading us. The word “simplify” has been mentioned many times. We have been challenged to look at areas of church life which do not serve the purpose of...
Live, Work and Worship

Live, Work and Worship

In his book on American Politics, Jim Wallis says when he asks about Poverty, the key verse Christians quote is John 12:8 “The poor you will always have with you.”, he says that the church has accepted poverty as inevitable and unchangeable. But Wallis goes on to talk...