Simon Bray contributes this blessay on patience as part of our Advent series.
Here are our go2bless 2013 Bible study. Seven sessions exploring freedom & the Sermon on the Mount
Beyond a sea change. Learn a new language. Land of no return. Gerard Kelly asks ‘Do you speak twenty first century?’
A week after our church plant had its ‘official’ first gathering in Caen; we took a first minute missional step into the city
Bless friend Rinke WRITES about a group of illegal refugees who are living through the winter in a church, a two minute walk from her house in Amsterdam
In this months BLESSAY Matt Long reflects on three years at Bethanie and explores hospitality as a hearty meal with ice cold sprouts
Bless return to Slavonski Brod, Croatia for the eighth consecutive year to discover a contagious fresh passion and lightness in the air…
This summer Bless sent a short-term mission team to Germany for the first time to serve an international church plant in the city of Freiburg…
go2bless France had a double vision this summer; serving the locality of Livarot & pioneering prayer and worship in the city of Caen…
5 session Colossians bible study as used during go2bless 2012.
Right at the start, before the beginning of anything, when nothing that would be made had yet been made, there was a SOURCE CODE
Bless trustee Martin Young, reflects on JUBILEE and asks whether it’s presumptuous for us to celebrate what God will do?
A Blessay by Gerard Kelly on how we are both beautiful and broken
A simple prayer exercise for when there’s lots going on & you want to see breakthrough. Offer up a PALM PRAYER
We’ve been experimenting with SCRATCH LITURGY. Why not give it a go with your community & let us know
Here are seven creative prayer activities to go hand-in-hand with the go2bless 2013 Bible Study
Barricade the road to NOWHERE… I choose the road to SOMEWHERE… reflective activity & liturgy
Fishing for a free prayer resource? Get caught up with these FISHING NET PRAYERS. Inspired by Psalm 139 and a photo of a fisherman
Get your hands on all of our PRAYERhouse and PRESENCE resources from our time at Spring Harvest 2013
We are called to LOVE; practically responding to God’s love by embodying His purposes & prophetically pointing the world towards its future
Write the names of places on the palm of a hand. Pray for them by name. Who are the people you would like to see God kingdom break out in?
The space between cold water and hot is meant to be sacred time. Stick this prayer guide up next to your kettle
What’s in your pocket? Download this months PDF PRAYER GUIDE and use what you have in your pocket to inspire you to let go & let God
Gerard Kelly gets us thinking about Christmas with his poetic prayer Christmas is Waiting to Happen.
Project the words ‘Beautiful, Broken, Forgiven and Invited’ over the top of a map and take time to pray.
We’ve blessified the old Irish hymn, St Patricks Breastplate. We invite you print this and stick it next to your kettle or on your bedside table. This week, pray this blessing at the start each day.
This summer go2bless team France did some guerilla praying in the city of Caen. They prayed, made and hid SCROLL PRAYERS …
5 creative prayer activities that work hand in hand with the go2bless 2012 Colossians bible study.
What are your dreams? What are your moorings? Set sail into the unknown with God using this months origami inspired PDF PRAYER GUIDE
Punctuate your day with prayer by writing personal prayers for in-between spaces.
Pray for God’s blessing on the churches, people and projects that are bringing out God-colours in the world using our mirrorball prayer
Read the Lords Prayer Bless style
Want to see your prayers literally rub off on the people and places you put your feet? Try out these sole prayers for size.
Pray differently at Christmas by turning your tree in to a prayer installation and using it as a Christmas Prayer Tree
Try something new that’s old. Lectio divina is a way of praying with scripture.
Get in the mood for love and write a prophetic Love letter to your locality
Pray differently by creating your own Finger Labyrinth inspired by our arty friend John Todd
Download our prayer PDF on lent
Spend a sunny afternoon picking strawberry’s to make this seasonal STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE
add a splash of sweetshop to your summer soirees with these super simple show-stopping starters; PARMESAN POPSICLES
theblesskitchen has a new fave soup… ROASTED RED PEPPER! which goes wonderfully with our freshly foraged wild garlic pesto & lashings of creme fraiche
Try Chorizo and Tomato Bread and Butter Pudding for breakfast and you will not be disappointed.
Three reasons why I love using vegetables in cakes: It makes them REALLY moist. It’s quirky. Young people don’t want to eat them!
This was originally a welsh glamorgan sausage recipe which I have adapted
We have one giant cabbage left in theblesskitchen garden. We’re going to make this simple, super-cheap & satisfying CABBAGE & POTATO BAKE
Boxing Day BUBBLE & SQUEAK is theblesskitchen’s scrumptious suggestion for using leftover veggies. The secret is in the seasoning!
A great one for autumn nights round the fire or sat on a hay bail in a lofty barn in the middle of Normandy, accompanied with some beautiful live music…thats what we did this weekend!
This is a Nigel Slater recipe which is a naughty alternative to the crumble!
A great Sarah Raven recipe in those summer months when you are overwhelmed with courgette from the patch!
theblesskitchen challenges you to track down an ELDER tree and forage its FLOWERS and make this quintessential SUMMER SYRUP
With Wimbledon just around the corner we came up with a smashingly simple summer sweet
There’s radishes galore on the patch at the moment… found a great recipe in Sarah Ravens garden cookbook using radishes and their leaves
Try our tasty spiced lentils recipe – learn to love your lentils!