Tell me the story… Advent 2023

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Advent 2023 begins on Sunday 4th December. Advent (‘coming’) – the run up to December 25th and for Christians in particular, a focus on the birth of Christ. I wonder what your reaction is to that sentence above? Indifference? Matter … Continued

The art of living?

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UPDATE DECEMBER 2023 : We have reached the start of chapter 5. We will come back to the rest of this letter and its relevance for us on one of the Sundays in January and then through February, finishing on … Continued

Time to Recharge?

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Are you taking some holiday time in the coming weeks? If so, I hope it will be refreshing. Whether holidaying or not, I hope everyone reading this can find moments to step out of work, study or other responsibilities in … Continued

The Spirit and life?

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What comes to mind if you hear the words ‘Holy Spirit’? Perhaps your response will depend on how familiar you are with Christian faith? Or maybe it will depend on what church background you come from (if any)! I chose … Continued

Jesus in our hearts, parents in our bones?

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May 16th – update: Hi all, If you have not read it before, please do check out Christina’s blog below. We have three more Sunday sessions about Emotionally Healthy Spirituality to come: June 11th – Discovering Healthy Rhythms for our … Continued

Run away or another way?

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What is God really like? Can we fit God into a box? For instance, can we make God ‘our God’ but not ‘their God’? How do we respond when it seems like God does not do as we think God … Continued

Advent at ICL

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Advent 2022 has begun. Probably for many people in the Netherlands at least, this has not registered at all. There again, the events that Advent(meaning ‘arrival’ in Latin) prepares for, were also unnoticed by many in 1st century Roman occupied … Continued

Explore!

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Is faith in God relevant for life in the 21st Century? If so, and God exists, what is God like? Has the life and teaching of Jesus anything to say about such questions? Does it really matter or make any … Continued