Inspired…Urged…Commanded

“Then Jesus came to them and said, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And…

For the Love of God

People do some weird things sometimes. I once saw my brother jumping around on one foot, pulling his ear and leaning his head sideways. When I asked him, he explained he was trying to get water out of his ear. Whatever weird things people do, there’s always a reason for the behaviour. Today at church…

Joy

The stern-faced gentleman stood behind the woman in the supermarket check-out. She glanced at him – he was well dressed, but very grim looking. At last she couldn’t restrain herself any longer. “Excuse me, do you happen to be a minister?” “’No, I’m not”, he replied “I’ve just been sick for a couple of weeks.”…

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…