Philip Young argues that if we follow God’s command to love one another, we would stop causing so much damage to our planet.
Andrew Bryant is concerned at some of the political developments in recent years, and explains that the Church has a vital role to play in listening to the concerns and struggles of the people in our communities.
Anna Heydon tells the story of a young lady who has inspired her through her desire to help others.
Ruth Lilley encourages us to notice the other people around us, and seize opportunities to interact with them.
Ian Boughton has been contemplating the enormity of the world population, and marvels that God knows us all by name.
Mark Fairweather Tall believes that our churches should not be indulging in navel-gazing.
The magic of musical ministry
Robert Ashton is learning to play the piano, and finds that his increasing appreciation of music is helping his faith to develop. More ...
No looking back with God
Jane Clamp has been dog-walking, and reflecting on our walk through life. More ...
Whose faith do you follow?
John Clements has been researching the history of his church, and believes we have much to learn from the people of faith who have gone before us. More ...
“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free”
Anna Heydon is appalled by the extent of modern slavery, and shares her thoughts with us here. More ...
Only Love can bring us all together
Loving one another is a challenge familiar to all Christians, and Philip Young urges us all to embrace that challenge. He starts by asking us to imagine that Love is speaking to us: More ...
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We all need to co-exist on planet Earth
Climate change protests have been very much in the news recently, but Andy Bryant argues that there is an even more fundamental issue that needs to be addressed. More ...
Resurrection Sunday means there is hope
Ruth Lilley reminds us of the significance of Easter Sunday, and what Jesus achieved when he rose from the dead. More ...
Bishop Alan reflects on the first Easter morning
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An encounter with the risen Jesus
Jane Clamp recalls her Easter experience with God on the beach. More ...
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Waiting in the wilderness
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Should we blame Social Media for all the bad stuff?
Demonstration, Action, Revolution for what is right
Amazing love - more than just a Valentine
Taking time to reflect in a non-stop world
Why not a woman bishop for Norwich?
God cares in the silence
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Winning God’s race
Happy Birthday Gladys – just don’t say her name!
James, free will, and God’s love
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Build bridges, not walls
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Bishop’s Christmas message about light and darkness
Where will Jesus be this Christmas?
The gift of Love at Christmas
The sound of silence
God operates seasonally in our non-stop world
How should we cope with Brexit uncertainty?
Working with homeless is a privilege
Lead me from War to Peace
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Jesus meets us where we are
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LET is a powerful word
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