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By Emma Parkin Have the last couple of years been tough for you? The likelihood of most people replying ‘Yes’ to this question is high. After a season of lockdowns, uncertainty, job losses, mental health deterioration, physical health struggles and the loss of loved ones, at some point during the last couple of years, you will likely have held onto
By Miriam Westfall and Jonny Potts Odds are you have prayed frequently to bring requests before God; material, spiritual, emotional, and relational requests. But how easy do you find it to go to God with a trusting heart? A heart that can be sure that He will listen and He will be gentle and kind because He is our Heavenly
By Larry Platner I entered the student café and had a look around for someone who might be interested in answering my spiritual survey. As usual I was nervous and fighting back the dread of being rebuffed and failing. I spotted one student sitting on his own and approached him. After introducing myself and explaining my purpose he agreed to
By Agapé UK Staff – collated by Jerry Varghese I asked a few of our staff members if they had any stories about connecting with people and talking about their faith with others during 2020-2021 (the season of lockdowns). Here is what they said: Friendship with my neighbour Over the past year, I have developed a friendship with my neighbour, Ron
By Jack Barraclough I want my work to be successful. I want the things I spend time and energy on to have a positive impact on the world. But when we are devoting our time and energy to investing in other people’s lives with good news about Jesus, it is really difficult to measure success. Usually when I measure something
By Nicole Barnard I wonder if you’ve ever been brave enough to swing from a trapeze or do a skydive? Personally, I couldn’t think of anything worse; I’m a risk-adverse control-freak, and yet metaphorically speaking I’ve done both in the last ten years. First, I left a secure yet stressful and ultimately demoralising job in academia with a steady income.