Monica MacDonald on our God of grace #DailyWorship

Monica MacDonald on our God of grace #DailyWorship

We thank Katy Emslie-Smith for her Daily Worship and welcome Monica MacDonald, an Ordained Local Minister serving in a semi-rural parish. She is passionate about sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ and is also deeply concerned about the wellbeing of children. Monica and her husband George are trustees of a Scottish Charity they founded in 2004 which financially supports the work of a Shelter for abused and abandoned babies and older children in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Monica writes this week about our God of grace... 

Why pray? Read Albert Bogle’s blog

Why pray? Read Albert Bogle’s blog

Read Albert Bogle's new blog post 'Why Pray?' "Admitting that we don’t know everything is part of the discipline of prayer. When we don’t pray we’re saying I’m all right I’ve got it sussed. That's why the most basic prayer is always "Thy will be done." But God knows we will often be baffled in prayer so he gave us the Holy Spirit to intercede for us. He prays for us when we don't know how to pray for ourselves or for anyone else."

Upcoming themes July-Sept Online

Upcoming themes July-Sept Online

Look ahead to our July, August and September themes. In July it is 'Game On' as we think about how games and sports can help us think about discipleship. How is being a disciple like being a team player? How can rules actually increase our freedom rather than limit it? In August we consider 'Conversations With The Almighty', sparking off the conversation between God, writer, and reader..and in September 'The Gift That Keeps On Giving' encourages us to appreciate spiritual gifts as an integral part of the radical giftedness of reality alongside gifts of the land...

James Cathcart blogs about earphones, commuting + praying

James Cathcart blogs about earphones, commuting + praying

Read James's blog post 'Be In Our Headphones' inspired by Albert's Daily Worship prayer that invited us to turn the everyday day things we listen to on our earphones when out and about into prayers. James says "If we only ever reach out to God in the grandness then we will miss what God is doing next door, or over the road, or in an infinitesimal speck floating between us now. God works on every level, at every scale, at every point on the continuum. God is with us as we stand surveying a beautiful mountain sunset taking sweet deep breaths and next to us on the bus as we hover, half crouched ungainly and awkward, deciding which stop to get off at..."

James listens to the wild worship of birdsong #Podcast

James listens to the wild worship of birdsong #Podcast

Listen to our new podcast episode Birdsong: Wild Worship where James from the SF team goes for a walk and thinks about Psalm 148, birdsong and "this wild worship that is going on all around us that we can join in from time to time..."