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 multicoloured.”
Dad - Let me tell you a story…or at least a little bit of a much bigger story. This tiny bit is set in a forest, or to be more exact a large clearing in a forest…but maybe where is the wrong place to
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 the book of Psalms. I had finished in the words of Psalm 23v5: “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You anoint my head with oil; My cup runs over.” A few years ago I wrote this poem as a
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 over 250million phones and tablets around the globe, so their statistics are worth taking note of and provide some interesting insights. The most read verse last year was Zechariah 14:9 (“The Lord will be king o
*a note from the editor One of the groups at the Rock is a monthly get together called Bible In A Year. The group originally started as people who wanted to read the Bible cover to cover over a calendar year (I guess the clue is in the name!) After that first year the group has continued to meet but taking their reading of the Bible at a less intense pace with two or three books of the Bible being explored each month. For the past few months they have also been taking a ps
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