What is the secret to happiness?

by Michael Bellamy. What makes us happy? A sun-drenched beach perhaps, a great job or maybe a sense of achieving something? Personally, I’d settle for some good coffee, good company and an insanely chocolatey brownie. There are many things we might identify as a...

Your church – a place of healing for the broken

by Carolyn Bramhall. If it is true that our God, the Great Physician, forgives all our sins, heals all our diseases and sets our feet upon a rock; if lonely people are placed into families, broken hearts healed and grieving people dance, then why don’t we see large...

Supporting others: the works and the words

by Carolyn Bramhall. In the article “Your church – a place of healing for the broken“, we took a peek at the idea that perhaps ordinary Christians, without training in mental health issues or counselling can help the most wounded and damaged individuals in our...

Pastoral care

by Carolyn Bramhall. “The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me …” A reflection on the Church’s response to pain and suffering. Have you ever looked into the sad eyes of someone who has suffered a great deal of pain and felt...

Discipleship: loitering with intent

Article written by Carolyn Bramhall, Director of Heart for Truth. “Disciple-making” is hugely important, but do I know what a disciple is? Jesus said this: “If you hold to my teaching you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set...

Can my church help abuse victims?

Article written by Carolyn Bramhall, Director of Heart for Truth. The Great Physician forgives all our sins and heals all our diseases; He lifts us out of the slimy pit, sets our feet upon a rock; he puts the lonely in families, heals the broken hearted and turns...