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A new type of Christmas?

This year we may well have to change how we celebrate Christmas. Large gatherings and community singing won’t be easy, so let’s be creative and start thinking about what we want to achieve in our Christmas celebrations, and start thinking of new ways to celebrate. One of the things I love most about Christmas is […]

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The 2020 GodVenture Sticker Advent Calendar is ready for pre-order!

I’m so excited about this year’s sticker Advent calendar! It’s bigger (A3 instead of A4) and there’s more stickers (40!) and more story (the WHOLE story, in fact!). I’ve been working on this for a while, and trying to respond to some of your feedback from last year, so this year there are some new […]

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Bible verses to equip us for life

We’re heading into a new season, so what better time to think about some intentions for the season ahead! One thing I aim to do with my children during the 18 or so years they live with us to help them create a collection of Bible verses in their heads and hearts, so that as […]

Shalom

One of the most enormous words in Hebrew is the word ‘shalom’. It’s usually translated as ‘peace’ but it’s meaning has far more depth and richness than our English word ‘peace’ provides. Here’s a quote from the Chumash, a Jewish commentary: “The Midrash says, “Peace when you enter, peace when you leave, and peaceful relations […]