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A beautiful world that speaks of its creator

Martin Beek, whose striking landscapes decorate the recently published Green Reflections, explores the interplay between his sense of God’s creation and his work as an artist...

What has environmentalism got to do with church?

Why does church need to engage with care for the environment? Lucy Moore, founder of Messy Church, explains why this innovative ministry sees it as an opportunity to express its key values of creativity, celebration, Christ-centredness, hospitality and including all ages…

The hope of a young activist

In the latest of our series of articles on environmental issues and the climate emergency, 14-year-old Jamie Hawker, co-author of Changing the Climate, explains his passion for action...

Three types of hope

In the second of our new series of articles on environmental issues and the climate emergency, environmental biologist Martin Hodson suggests there are three types of hope to sustain us in our efforts to avert environmental catastrophe...

Grounded in hope

In the first of a new series of articles on environmental issues and the climate emergency, Michele D Morrison, a regular contributor to our Bible reading notes, explores our fears and anxieties and says that panic is not the answer. God calls us to a better way...

Lessons from my wood

How can you rediscover hope when devastation and failure tear your life apart? Becky Sedgwick from Parenting for Faith relates her personal experiences prompted by a walk in a wood...

Rediscovering Psalms

In Deep Calls to Deep, Tony Horsfall explores those psalms written ‘from the depths’. First published in 2015, the recent new edition is timely, as Tony explains...

The highs and lows of live-in care

For Carers’ Week 2021, Becky Sedgwick offers an entertaining and thought-provoking memoir of her experiences with live-in carers and prompts us all to ‘shuffle up and make room’ for whomever God brings our way...

Online with Holy Habits

Peter Clarke and members of his church took part in the Holy Habits: Following Jesus online Lent course, and he has preached on the course themes. He describes how he got involved in the course and whether he would recommend it...

The impact of Anna Chaplaincy

Significant new evidence of the value and impact of BRF’s Anna Chaplaincy ministry was presented to an online audience on Thursday 20 May...