June 26, 2017

The Parrot Who Could See
[A retelling of John 9]

“When I was younger faith was so black and white. That has changed as I’ve got older. Sadly, for some of my friends it has become grey and lifeless but for me it has not become grey but instead become beautifully multicol...

June 5, 2017

Rock Salt Collective, a community of artists and creatives connected to the Rock, have been exploring some of the parables Jesus told.  We started with some stories that Jesus told when he was being criticised by the religious leaders for hanging out with the "bad guys...

May 15, 2017

Rock Salt Collective, a community of artists and creatives connected to the Rock, have been exploring some of the parables Jesus told.  We started with some stories that Jesus told when he was being criticised by the religious leaders for hanging out with the "bad guys...

March 20, 2017

In part one of this blog post I reflected on some of the world’s most searched for verses in 2016 on the Bible app YouVersion.  One of the threads in the blog post was the need for hope in complex times.  The post finishes in the words of David, the writer of much of t...

March 6, 2017

The Bible app YouVersion released some new information at the start of the year.  They analysed the searches on the app and looked at the most commonly searched for verses.  Not only that but they also isolated each country’s search habits. YouVersion is installed on o...

April 14, 2016

 

The psalmist (a fancy word for the guys who wrote some songs in the Bible called the psalms) talks about being still and knowing God. Our community of artists, Rock Salt Collective, like a good play on words, so we've been exploring God's character through the art for...

April 12, 2016

 

Have you ever looked a medieval still life and looked at the objects which make up the composition? Have you ever noticed that the same objects seem to appear in loads of paintings?  

 

You haven't?

 

Oh.

 

Well, you'll just have to take my word for it!

 

If y...

January 26, 2016

John starts his gospel with some simple and yet mind blowing words

 

John 1:1-14

1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has...

January 26, 2016

On boxing day, I checked facebook.  I think I managed to avoid it Christmas day but I was back to check on photos of food, messages wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and festive videos of cats.  One post stood out.  A friend of mine called Phil had posted a link to a...

January 26, 2016

We're currently reflecting on the birth of the Christ in the aftermath of the Christmas period.  As we recover from turkey comas and sprout overdoses let's have a fresh look at the story of Jesus coming into the world.

 

Below is the story we used as part of our Christma...

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