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Southern Counties Baptist Association is seeking a part-time Safeguarding Adviser who will advise for SCBA on issues relating to safeguarding and the protection of children, young people and adults at risk.
'Many have cause to give thanks to God for Stephen's quiet pastoral skills, listening, reflecting and encouraging disciples on the road'
The true nature of justice must be recognised by those shouting ‘black lives matter’ because the current trajectory is towards irreparable division, not only within Britain, but also within the Church, writes Floyd Davis
There are three things every church can do to support the mental wellbeing of their congregations, writes ThinkTwice founder Rachael Newham
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The latest feature from Baptist Insurance has an autumnal focus
?'Local church pastor, college tutor, area minister, and former President of our Union - in all this diversity of ministry, Peter knew the favour of God on his life'
Paul Beasley-Murray discusses his new book, 50 Lessons in Ministry: Reflections after fifty years of ministry, and reflects on five decades of fruitful ministry experiences
Are we following our dreams - or Jesus? By Michael Shaw
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Notes from a recent Baptist Union Smaller Church online gathering, which featured representatives from Associations
Hayley Young and Rich Blake-Lobb introduce the Anti-Racism Reflective Action group, formed to help Baptists set aside time to reflect with God and others about racial bias and how that is reflected in our ministry and mission
A fine preacher, and a pastor who cared for people both in and outside the church, Cliff was warm and affable, always ready to engage with others in sharing Christian faith
Derek Neal, who had been involved in many aspects of life Carey Memorial Baptist Church since becoming a member in 1955, died in August 2020 at the age of 82
Introducing Muddy Church, an intergenerational approach to connecting with God in and with our communities. By Lucie Hutson
Reflections on how pastors can practise some sensible self-care in this most challenging of times
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Anyone who knew Roy would have been conscious of his real and deep faith in God, his commitment to Jesus Christ and energetic desire to make him known to others
A selection of resources to help Baptists reflect on and mark Black History Month
Intentionally increasing our proximity to the underdog, those who are disadvantaged or in need will call us to step out of our comfort zones - but these are steps we must take if we are to make room for a wider range of social backgrounds in our churches
Mike Lowe and Carmel Murphy share insights from a research project exploring how our churches have responded to the current crisis
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It's easy to topple into self-pity at a time like this, writes Colin Sedgwick - but here's why it should be avoided
Rule of Six; remembering the Revd Pat Ingle
We face a haemorrhage of ministers, and people not coming forward for training, unless we tackle issues of prejudice in our Union, writes Andy Fitchet
The Small Church Connexion held its first zoom webinar earlier this month (Saturday, 12 September) with 47 attendees from across the country to explore connections in lockdown, and what lies ahead
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The Church needs to be much clearer that it is facing an insidious problem.
Could you share your spare? Joe Walsh of Cornerstone Baptist Church, Leeds, explains why he has created the Faith in Operation initiative to encourage altruistic kidney donation
September 13 to 21 is the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel. Cheryl Kipping shares insights from visiting the Holy Land and introduces EAPPI – the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel
Nurse, writer, teacher and minister - Joy packed a lot into life
Many people came to know Christ as their own personal saviour through Pat’s preaching, teaching and pastoral care
In light of the Government's new Rule of Six, here's a look at some other famous Rules of Six, and how they might provide some encouragement to us today
Using local music is a powerful tool for communicating the Gospel, writes ethnomusicologist Rob Baker. Thankfully, African forms of worship are increasing year by year, and the church continues to grow and thrive
Three timely lessons, shared by our Pioneer Ambassadors
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Tim Fergusson explains the thinking behind the new Continuing Ministerial Development resource being launched this autumn
Jodie Thorpe shares some of the emerging themes for churches with a focus on children, youth and families ministries
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A hopeful presence in a traumatised nation, but it needs to be able to listen as well as share, writes Sally Nelson
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As restrictions begin to lift now is a good time to ask "What do people need from churches right now?" - then consider how best we can use technology to meet those needs. By Rob Beamish
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In the midst of a health pandemic and worldwide protests against racism, Baptist minister Tony Ashley reflects on what God could be possibly saying to us about these very fragile and uncertain times
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We are moving into a new way of being church - missional listener Ben Lucas offers questions and waymarkers from his journey to help us reflect on our own contexts
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A reflection on recent months based on Isaiah 43:18-19 from General Secretary Lynn Green
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The need to wait and listen: Baptist minister Claire Nicholls offers this reflection on recent months, and what happens next
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In September 1620 The Mayflower transported the first English Puritans, known today as the 'Pilgrim Fathers', from England to the New World. Presenting the context in which that voyage was made, Derek Wilson says the story has become 'gilded myth'
Joe Kapolyo shares a historical, sociological and theological perspective
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