A brief break from Acts

It's advent today So Christmas stuff is back on the table What's new for Christmas? This Sunday School lesson on Matthew. We only have one lesson this year on Christmas, so it feels like there's a lot to cover. On the plus side Biblical literacy is at its highest on the events of Christmas so … Continue reading A brief break from Acts

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I can’t do it alone:

A long overdue thanks to the many Sunday School teachers who have helped and taught me. Looking at the teaching and activities in this weeks Acts Overview (Lesson 3) I realised just how much of a debt I owe to the other excellent Sunday School teachers I have known. The teaching structure was based on … Continue reading I can’t do it alone:

More Acts

Specifically more Peter Which, to be fair, means more Jesus and more of the Spirit I can't help thinking that Peter would prefer to be the subtitle, but I thought about for a while and decided that this way round gives me a more natural lead for starting this post... The second lesson in our … Continue reading More Acts

Playgroups:

We're not playing around They're a lot of hard work and totally worth it I've just written How to Start a Playgroup: it's not comprehensive because context will change a lot of things but it's a great starting point if you're wanting to set one up and a good checklist if you're already running one. … Continue reading Playgroups:

Happy New Year!

Remembrances and resolutions For the blog and for your Sunday Schools too It's nearly 2018 - in case you hadn't noticed. And everybody is in that 'fresh start' mode whether it's buying gym memberships, taking up veganuary or resolving to read their Bible more often. We're also looking back at 2017 and evaluating the good … Continue reading Happy New Year!

Get ready for

Thanksgiving The non-turkey variety It's about to be my first thanksgiving and we've been invited round to some friends to experience this very American tradition in all it's glory. What I've written is not at all related to the history of America - I'm not remotely qualified to do justice to that - but is … Continue reading Get ready for