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Each week we post an article that is designed as a ‘thought for the week.’ It is often related to something current, topical or seasonal. Written by our authors and staff, these five-minute reads encourage Biblical reflection and Christian action.

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BRF Ministries: Anna Chaplaincy

Articles | 01.10.2023

This week, to mark the International Day of Older Persons, we’re highlighting the work of BRF Ministries’ Anna Chaplaincy for Older People with a visit to Barrow-in-Furness.

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BRF Ministries: Messy Church

Articles | 24.09.2023

Following the announcement of our new name, we have a series highlighting each of our ministries in turn, beginning with Messy Church.

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A new name for a new age

Articles | 17.09.2023

Our head of marketing, communications and strategic relationships, Karen Laister, explains why the time has come to change our name.

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Caring for creation

Articles | 10.09.2023

In a specially written article to mark the season of creation (1 September— 4 October), BRF author Alison Morgan explores our Christian responsibility to care for creation.

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Celebrating summer (2)

Articles | 22.08.2023

In the second of a series of summer articles drawn from our Bible reading notes, Day by Day with God writer Chris Leonard seeks God’s wisdom on holy days and holidays.

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Celebrating summer (1)

Articles | 13.08.2023

In the first of a series of summer articles drawn from our Bible reading notes, New Daylight writer Tim Heaton looks at summer ‘through a Christian lens.’

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The meaning of restoration

Articles | 06.08.2023

In the third of our articles inspired by the publication of the new edition of Tony Horsfall’s Working from a Place of Rest, Jackie Harris reflects on the meaning of ‘restoration’ in the Old Testament story of Naomi.

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The meaning of sabbath

Articles | 30.07.2023

In the second of our articles inspired by the publication of the new edition of Tony Horsfall’s classic BRF title Working from a Place of Rest, Tim Lea of Fresh Expressions shares some recent discoveries about the practice of sabbath.

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The meaning of rest

Articles | 23.07.2023

We begin a new series of articles today prompted by the publication of the second edition of Tony Horsfall’s classic BRF title Working from a Place of Rest.

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The habit of fellowship, part 3

Articles | 16.07.2023

Nigel G. Wright explores Paul’s radical vision for a ‘church without walls’ in the third of our articles on the holy habit of fellowship.

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