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Farewell to Sue and Andy
Sue and Andy Kalbfleisch, energetic pioneers of Messy Church in Canada, have retired after more than a decade of passionate service. Eley McAinsh met up with them via FaceTime...
Goodness and mercy in the valley of death and resurrection
BRF author Gordon Giles reminds us that God has always provided deliverance, escape, rescue and redemption for his people. And through the cross and resurrection, he still does today...
How can we sing ‘Hosanna’ in a time of difficulty?
Holy Habits pioneer Andrew Roberts shares why it’s good and right for us to cry out to Jesus from the depths of our hearts, echoing those who welcomed him to Jerusalem that first Palm Sunday...
A new Anna Chaplain in lockdown
In the fourth of our lockdown series, Irene Shepherd, a newly commissioned Anna Chaplain, shares her story of the past year...
Lockdown: how a mum muddled through
Anna Hawken, mum of two, soon to be three, writes about her rollercoaster year juggling family challenges and her work as national coordinator for Parenting for Faith...
Love and loss in a time of lockdown
In the second of our lockdown anniversary stories, BRF author Tony Horsfall reflects on a particularly painful and difficult year…
My locked-down year
Dylan Heydon-Matterface, 16, 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...