Exploring What Matters gives you the chance to meet friendly, like-minded people and find simple ways to make yourself and others happier. This 8-week course is based in science and helps you: Meet with like-minded people to explore what really matters in life and find new ways of looking at things. Learn from the experts through videos, mindfulness exercises and a handbook full of resources … Continue reading Exploring What Matters: Action for Happiness Course in Bransgore
Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!! To many people, being a Christian seems anti-intellectual: replacing reason and evidence with simple faith. Christians, they suppose aren’t allowed to ask hard questions or say anything that goes against the teaching of the Church. But is this really true? Is it really true that God doesn’t want you to think for yourself or that you just have to believe … Continue reading Is it really true that God wants you to stop thinking?
I’ve never liked Diversity. It has no place in decent society. Of course, they’re definitely talented, but I think Britain’s Got Talent is best served by performing dog routines rather than complex displays of choreographic genius. Anyway…why is it that Christianity is often seen as the enemy of diversity in modern society? Is it really true that Christianity is just a tool for white, middle-class, … Continue reading Is it really true that God hates diversity?
Two racehorses and a dog are in the stable on the night before the big race. The old horse says, “Kid, I have a favour to ask. Tomorrow’s the last race of my career. If I win, they’ll have a big parade in my honour and put me in a nice pasture for the rest of my life. If I lose, they’ll send me to … Continue reading Is there such a thing as right or wrong?
We’ve all seen them: the Facebook posts that tell us we’re awesome – sometimes inspiring, sometimes cheesy, sometimes with spelling mistakes… (But, of course, no one has the right to tell YOU how to spell the words YOU want to create!). The basic advice is that when faced with one of life’s many dilemmas, the best course of action is just to do what you … Continue reading Is it really true that you just need to be true to yourself?
Perhaps you don’t need to think too much about that: Christians are pathetic sheep who aren’t brave enough to face life without the crutch of belief in the supernatural. You think of Ned Flanders, desperate to please and completely unable to stand up for himself (despite the amazing abs under that green jumper). You think of pacifist monks being slaughtered by Vikings, following someone who … Continue reading Is it really true that being a Christian makes you a wimp?
This week and next week, Christians in Bransgore are joining together to pray for our local community and the needs of our world, seeking the coming of God’s kingdom. We’d love you to be a part of this. The leaflet below explains all the opportunities to pray this week. Don’t worry if you don’t think this is something you’re good at! Please come along. Some … Continue reading Thy Kingdom Come: Time to Pray for Bransgore