After celebrating Jesus' birth, on the first talk of 2018, we are looking at the first why of His death. Enjoy!
It is the season to be merry, but most importantly, it is the season to celebrate Christ's birth and wonders. And Rachel helps us rediscover one essence of Jesus's arrival - His power to heal the blind.
Jesus' keenness to set the captives free is talked about by Rosie, in anticipation of His Holy birth...
Luke Larner shares his view on the message of Luke the disciple in Scripture. It's powerful, it's true. It's Good News. Enjoy!
"It is the Year of the Lord's Favour, and not of vengeance". Stephen Hoyland speaks about Jesus' grace on and acknowledgement of work and rest.
Richard Bratt shares his experience of being a Street Pastor in Luton for 8 years...
On the last part of our 10th Practice, our individual experiences on forgiveness were put together and reflected back to us in form of visual liturgy. (The following presentation contains powerful and inspirational messages). Enjoy!
On the second part of the Forgiving Evil Practice, Sally Hitchiner shares her thoughts on forgiveness in Scripture, which she describes as an "activeness, drivenness that goes beyond feelings".
Jamie talks us through the Biblical narrative which invites us to scheme for a better world. Enjoy!
In the first part of our 8th Practice, John shares his thoughts on the differences between the God of the Old Testament and the God of the New Testament, by underlining the important concept of serving God, and others, generously.
Our friend, trustee and former CLC Luton member, Rich, shares his reflections on the Practice of Giving Our Lives to God through the lens of the Bible.
Sam introduces Eunice and Lahna sharing their experiences of what it means to give our lives over to God. The questions they were asked to reflect on (and that followed in the discussion) were as below:
- Can you tell us briefly about a time in your life when you decided to let go and give some aspect of your life to God?
- What did that involve, why did you decide to do it?
- ooking back now, what do you think about it?
Laura facilitates some reflection on creating spaces to encounter God through the lens of experience. There's also a copy of the Examen we used at the bottom - enjoy!
Jane leads some reflection on Bible stories where people encountered God. This is followed by an Imaginative Contemplation from the Gospel.
Abby shares some reflections on three Jesus stories about healing. Enjoy!
John P shares his reflections and experience on Learning and Changing through the lens of experience.
Lucie and Dan talk about two different models of Learning and Changing in the Methodist and the Twelve Steps movements.