The headlines this week once again talked about Foodbanks. The recent dramatic rise in the number of them and the people using them has led the Trussell Trust (the organisation behind the largest group of them, including our own) to claim it is a “wake-up call to the nation”. They are concerned that much of … Continue reading Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread
Letters to a Future Church: Words of Encouragement and Prophetic Appeals by Chris Lewis My rating: 3 of 5 stars The concept of this book is a simple and potentially profound one. Based upon the seven letters from Christ to the Church in Revelation, the authors invited a range of people to write an 'eighth … Continue reading Review: Letters to a Future Church: Words of Encouragement and Prophetic Appeals
Just got back from finishing the Hunger Run! Managed with much encouragement, prayer and many cups of cold water, to get around all the churches, squeeze in numerous stops to speak and stills got back with a minute to go! Great to see so many people and to be reminded once again that despite our … Continue reading Hunger Run – finished!
Ok, so the morning of the run has come (see my last blog post for details). Woke nervous and excited! More churches have come forward asking if I can call in - it has become a real challenge to fit them all in and get back by 12 noon. Not sure if I can do … Continue reading It’s this Morning: The Hunger Run
Our church is a committed member of the borough's new foodbank, a scheme through which food is collected by the local community and given to those in need. Once we've collected 2 tonnes we shall start distributing from our church (it's in the centre of the borough); hopefully early in autumn. To find out more … Continue reading Broxbourne Foodbank