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My locked down year
Dylan Heydon-Matterface, who has helped to organise online gatherings for Messy Church young leaders. writes movingly about his experience of lockdown...
An invitation this Lent to ‘come and see’
One of the most influential Christians of all time started his journey by responding to the invitation to 'come and see'. This Lent, the Archbishop of York invites us to do the same…
Finding new vistas without leaving home
Gordon Giles offers us new vistas without leaving our front door, as we view God through the ‘windows’ of everyday fixtures, fittings, furniture and other objects found in our homes...
Living with loss
In light of the recent grim milestone of 100,000 Covid deaths in the UK, the authors of Seriously Messy challenge us to not avoid discussing death...
Where people walk in darkness
Christine Seth-Smith, an Anna Chaplain in the diocese of Rochester, offers some reflections based on the sermon she will be delivering today...
What’s in the Bible for me?
For the third in our series on getting to know the Bible better, we turn to Messy Church founder Lucy Moore’s brilliant romp through the entire story from Genesis to Revelation in 50 bite-sized chapters: What’s in the Bible (for me)?...
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...