While some are stronger on the “back then” nature of the text, others are too quick to rush to a “for today” impact. Good Bible handling requires both mindset.
Let’s work together to ensure that every child and young person is able to learn and develop in the way that works best for them.
The nature of the body of Christ indicates that you need to receive from the gifting of others, for they are gifted to build you up.
Wonderful enrichment for life and haunting warnings await us if we just travel into the Bible with our hearts open and ready to learn.
What does the text say? What does the text mean? What should the text stir? This is the Bible study process.
When we learn to handle the Word of truth rightly, we start to see the richness God has put in our Bibles.
The more we practice at supporting children and young people with additional needs, the better we will get too.
The vivid colours presented by these larvae are to be interpreted as a chromatic warning for birds or other prospective predators.
The Bible is unique. God took it upon Himself to teach the world that His Word is not just another book.
Churches can become centres of excellence for the creative use of AI technology to support everyone, including disabled people, both in church and elsewhere.
A checklist of ideas to have a great, inclusive, start to the New Year in children’s and youth groups and to create a place where everyone belongs.
‘Invited to Belong’ begins with an invitation to consider, how you might invite young people with additional needs to find a place of belonging within your community, your youth group, your church.
Only by the power of God will you manage to get what you have set out to do.
Nonverbal communication is complex and can take more decoding than verbal communication, but it can be as rich and expressive if we are willing to learn it.
Get ready to receive the baton, run on and hand it over.
A range of fidget or fiddle toys can be really effective for children’s and youth workers and families, offering them safe ways to meet the sensory needs that children have.
How vital it is to think it through, pray it through, and learn lessons in the late summer before another winter comes (whatever that may look like where you are).
Let’s not be too quick to consign this tragic and turbulent year to history and take more opportunities to share our faith and hope by contributing to civil society.
This section aims to suggest areas in which we may ask questions about the life of a biographical subject, and some mistakes to avoid in the study of lives. By Jacob Dunn.
In times of struggle, we can look to the lives of those who have gone before us and take courage from the fact that their experiences can mirror our own. By Jacob Dunn.
Does our preaching feel stilted? Do we sound slightly wooden, hesitant?
European Muslims seem to create a balance between loyalty to the global ummah and loyalty to the local state. Many seek to harmonize a Salafist claim of the true Islam with the cultural and religious pluralism of the societies they live in.
The library has been established by the Bible Society Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City. “We hope it will be a symbol of Christian unity and learning”, they say.
Many children with additional needs can struggle with unpredictability and uncertainty, so try to keep a rhythm each day that they can get used to.
Children mattered to Jesus, and He taught us a lot through the things He did with them.