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How to read the gospel of John

Our second article on getting to know the Bible better focuses on John’s gospel, with the help of a pocket-sized guide by Robert Willoughby, Really Useful Guides: John…

How to read the Bible

Could 2021 be the year you get to know your Bible better? In a new series of articles we’ll be giving tips, highlighting resources and offering encouragement, beginning with ‘How to read the Bible’…

Looking back and looking forward

Richard Fisher, BRF’s chief executive, offers a personal reflection in this pause, as a year of great change draws to a close and a new year begins…

Small is beautiful – as Christmas shows us

In a Christmas season where large gatherings are banned, Colin Fletcher, chair of BRF’s board of trustees, recalls how small things in God’s hands become great...

Joy in the expectation

Martyn Payne introduces ten specially composed prayers (or antiphons) to help us prepare to meet Christ in all the different manifestations in which he comes to us…

Drawn to the light

In the fourth of our Advent 2020 reflections, Olivia, Warburton, head of content creation at BRF, shares practical guidance from Saint Paul on how to welcome the light of Christ into our daily lives…

Embracing the darkness

In the third of our Advent series, 'Light in the darkness', Eley McAinsh suggests that we should embrace the darkness, not shun it…

Preparing to prepare

In the second of our specially commissioned ‘Light in the darkness’ reflections for Advent, Gordon Giles suggests that in a topsy-turvy year such as this, it’s more important than ever to embrace this season of preparation and hope…

Celtic Advent

In the first of our new series of articles for Advent, David Cole explores the distinctive aspects of a Celtic Advent, beginning with the fact that the Celtic season of waiting began halfway through November, rather than at the end…

The Spirit of prayer

Closing our series on prayer, Martyn Payne, BRF’s prayer advocate, reflects that however inadequate our prayers, they are important, inspired by the Holy Spirit and used to grow God’s kingdom...