Community, Family, Mental Health

Stepping Stones

I want to share with you some of what God has been doing in and through me over the past couple of years for his glory and to honour his faithfulness and provision… Picture the scene: I am a stay at home mum with 2 children. Ben is about 2 months old, Anna is 2… Continue reading Stepping Stones

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Freedom, Grace

(Another) fork in the road

Last Sunday, I introduced our series on the Life & Times of Elijah. In the months before preaching, I spent most of my time reading and rereading the stories contained in the books that set the scene for Elijah’s ministry: 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel and 1 Kings. As I went through them, God pointed out… Continue reading (Another) fork in the road

Catalyst, Foundations Series, Revival

“Do you really believe I can do this?”

It has taken me a long time to sit down and write this post. I’ve been grappling with its contents for weeks since the Catalyst Festival, and questioning whether to share what I believe God has been speaking to me about since Dave Fellingham’s striking prophetic word (Richard Bowpitt records this on the Catalyst Network… Continue reading “Do you really believe I can do this?”

Catalyst

Serving the Servers: Amanda’s experience serving at Catalyst Festival

Catalyst Festival is so much more than camping in a big field and meeting thousands of Christians to worship and receive amazing teaching, it's a time to receive real blessing  and renewal from the Holy Spirit. It's also an opportunity to serve and help others enjoy their festival experience. I love serving, and when the… Continue reading Serving the Servers: Amanda’s experience serving at Catalyst Festival

Community, Creativity, Storied

From Birth to Apocalypse: Reflecting on Storied this year

Let’s picture the Storied scene: A bookshop café fills up with people – they sip wine, nibble cake, and feel good, cosy, anticipatory feelings of an evening of entertainment ahead. They’re welcomed by a pizazzy MC, they settle bums into sofas… And then the evening’s storyteller takes to the mic. The room hushes. The stories begin…… Continue reading From Birth to Apocalypse: Reflecting on Storied this year

Biblical Living

Heaven is important, but it’s not the end of the world…

Have you seen the video of a British diver filming himself swimming through a sea of plastic rubbish off the coast of Bali? This tragic clip showed how man-made waste is contaminating the homes of some of the most beautiful creatures – even the mighty manta ray. Plastic pollution has been getting a lot of… Continue reading Heaven is important, but it’s not the end of the world…