Peter meets Jesus on the Beach

This is the forth day of KidzArts 2017 and today Peter meets Jesus on the Beach. KidzArtz 2017 has had the theme “At the Beach”.  There have been four days of art and crafts, drama, bible teaching and fun.  The four drama scripts have been printed for you here.  They are Jesus call Peter, Peter walks on Water, Peter…

Peter and the Cross

The Owl was still awake when the cock crowed three times

This is the third day of KidzArts 2017 and today the drama is about Peter and the cross. KidzArtz 2017 has had the theme “At the Beach”.  There have been four days of art and crafts, drama, bible teaching and fun.  The four drama scripts have been printed for you here.  They are Jesus call Peter, Peter walks…

Peter Walks on Water

Sailing on a big lake

This is the second day of KidzArts 2017 and today Peter walks on water. KidzArtz 2017 has had the theme “At the Beach”.  There have been four days of art and crafts, drama, bible teaching and fun.  The four drama scripts have been printed for you here.  They are Jesus call Peter, Peter walks on Water, Peter and the…

Jesus calls Peter

Peter and friends get a net full of fish

We thought you would like to know what the kids are doing at KidzArtz at St Hildas this year.  So each day we will publish the drama from that day.  St Hilda’s is currently decorated as a beach, and today the kids watched as Jesus calls Peter and other fishermen to follow him. KidzArtz 2017…

Deeper Magic

Magical Creatures

This year at St Hilda’s for Winter Magic, as well as everything we normally do, we’re happy to showcase the artwork and imagination of students from Mountains Christian College. Their assignment was to draw an imaginary creature to fit the theme ‘where the magic things are.’ Magic appeals to us because of it’s mystery, it…

A Low Profile Lord

low profile lord

Philip, on a desert road, struck up a conversation with an Ethiopian official. In the end the conversation transformed the official’s life. Paul got talking to a few women by a riverside. One of them, by the name of Lydia, was stunned by what he had to say. We’re told ‘the Lord opened her heart’…

Grace

Grace

It was John Newton who wrote the classic hymn ‘Amazing Grace’. He was blown away by the idea that God should forgive someone like him, he felt totally beyond redemption but came to understand such was Jesus’ love for him that he was willing to die even for John Newton. So he penned the classic lines; ‘Amazing Grace how sweet the…

Grateful

Grateful

Having been back from the Solomon Islands for a couple of days now I’m beginning to process the whole adventure and the first thing that comes to mind is how grateful I am for having had the opportunity. When Bishop Tasker suggested I take the opportunity to try and build bridges with the Bishop of…

From the Solomon’s (Part 2)

Honiara

It was Jesus who said those who are willing to lose their life for his sake will find life  (Matthew 16:25). It appears to be just a pithy saying until you try and put it into practice and you discover how true it is and what a blessing it is to actually lose your life…

Solomon Islands update

Solomon Islands village

John and Clare Dowe and I have just spent 3 days in the Islands at the time of the bulletin going to print so it’s a bit early to say how things will transpire with our visit as things take a lot of time over here. Bishop Peter Tasker is keen for us to make as many connections as…