Posts Tagged ‘church’

The Village

A modern parable

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The Village

A modern parable

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There once lived a rich man with a heart of gold. He had seen how more and more people were struggling to afford a home, and his heart broke to see the terrible problems this was causing them. But one bright morning it occurred to him that […]

Believer’s Blog

My life in the Orthodox Church

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Believer’s Blog

My life in the Orthodox Church

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“I go to an Orthodox Church. When I come into the church I make the sign of the cross because I am entering the house of God. I then go and kiss the icons and light candles by them. Icons are pictures which stand for, […]

Tearfund – Christian Charity

What is Tearfund's vision and purpose?

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Tearfund – Christian Charity

What is Tearfund's vision and purpose?

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Tearfund claims that it is passionate about ending poverty and according to their website they are ‘working through local churches to unlock people’s potential and helping them to discover that the answer to poverty is within themselves. When disasters strike, we respond quickly. We won’t […]

Big Questions Church

Big Questions: What is Church?

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The question ‘What is church?’ may not seem like a big question. After all, we see them in every town and city in the country. But the Bible only ever talks about one church – the Church. So which church is The Church? And is the […]

Christian Spirituality – Community Worship

Why do Christians worship together?

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Christian Spirituality – Community Worship

Why do Christians worship together?

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Most people have experienced some form of community worship at some time. Whether that’s in a religious building, a prize giving ceremony, a school assembly with a thought for the day or even celebrating together at a football match. Worship means to show worth. Christians believe that […]

Women and the Church

How have attitudes changed?

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Women and the Church

How have attitudes changed?

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In Jesus’ day, the Romans occupied Israel. They treated women as inferior, so Jesus lived in a climate of hostility and prejudice against women. His attitude, treatment and teaching about women was therefore revolutionary for its time and won him enemies as well as friends. […]

History of the Early Church

How did the Church begin?

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History of the Early Church

How did the Church begin?

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The early Christian Church began in Jerusalem and the surrounding area and grew out of the Jewish tradition. Jesus and his disciples were all Jews. The first Christians therefore did not meet in separate churches but continued to meet in the local Jewish synagogues. St […]

Church Tours

Come & see inside different types of church buildings

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Church Tours

Come & see inside different types of church buildings

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Church buildings come in all shapes and sizes. Take a guided tour around a few church buildings belonging to different Christian denominations. What do they have in common? What makes them different? What do they have in common? What makes them different? Can you spot […]

Church Leaders

What is it like to lead a Christian community?

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Church Leaders

What is it like to lead a Christian community?

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The leaders of local churches are know by lots of different names: ‘Clergy’, ‘Vicar’, ‘Priest’, ‘Pastor’, ‘Minister’ and many other titles. The titles used generally depend on the denomination of the church and the responsibilities of the leader. Learn about the church leaders in different […]

The Independent Church

What is an Independent Church like?

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The Independent Church

What is an Independent Church like?

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Woodlands Church is a thriving community based in the heart of Bristol. Woodlands is an Independent Evangelical Church. Learn more about what it’s like by watching the films here.