Let us be clear: racism is an affront to God. It is born out of ignorance, and must be eradicated. We all bear the responsibility and must play our part to eliminate this scourge on humanity. From the Joint Statement by Archbishops of Canterbury and York: bit.ly/2XWVPJ8 Sitting to write today, honestly, I don’t know … More Today we Pray. We listen. We love. #blacklivesmatter
Can I share something personal with you? … More Something personal from Pentecost: Dreams for Barking Riverside and encouragement for today
Last post I shared some of my journey in recent years of learning how to be dependent on God and unlearning my decades of trying to be an independent woman. And about how being dependent on God and others, not independent, has actually felt more free. But it also tiring not feeling in control. Right … More Independent Woman? Part 2
If you share our passion to see Barking Riverside thriving with Jesus at the heart and want to be part of making that happen, look below. As our community grows we are putting things in place behind the scenes to help it function and thrive. We’re looking for someone to join our team and take … More Make this happen – Job Ad!
Title Church Administrator and Communications Lead Reports to Church Leader Location Office at IG11 0FJ is to be confirmed, though some home working will be required Salary £22,000 pro rata £8,800 per annum FTE/Hours 15 hours (0.4FTE), days to be agreed with post-holder, some flexible working required Contract Fixed term one year with potential to … More Church Administrator and Communications Lead – Job Description
We are pretty obsessed with being independent. I grew up throwing my hands in the air to Destiny’s Child, ‘Independent Women’. We are encouraged to be independent as we grow as young people, independent of our homes, to be emotionally independent in our relationships, (co-dependency is not healthy), to be financially independent, buy and own … More Independent Woman? Part 1.
Hope does not immediately change the situation, but hope does immediately change us in that situation. That is why encouragement is one of the greatest gifts we can give each other. … More What we all need. Everyday.
5 weeks into lockdown, aware of the pain that has been caused, facing the reality of longer term impact and a slow return to normality…where do we find our hope? I used my exercise today to take you down to one of my favourite places in this community I’ve grown to love. It’s an intersection … More His Promise. Our Hope.
4 weeks can be a really long time. Is anyone else starting to feel the emotional strain? At first the practical realities of adjusting to life in lockdown and the initial rapid changes of the crisis seemed to occupy everything….but now it’s feeling harder somehow, more tiring, tougher to walk. If you relate to that … More So what now? Walking through the Wall of lockdown.
Ideas for how to thrive in isolation, caring for our Heart, Body and Mind, with Jesus at the center. … More Caring for your Heart, Body, and Mind