Figures for church attendance suggest both the Catholic and Anglican churches suffered a gradual fall in numbers up to around the turn of the century, but since then numbers appear to have more or less stabilised.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/11297461

Words of Wisdom

Priorities

Priorities

Ken Costa

Priorities are essential if we are to achieve our ambitions and at the same time hold on to our values. I believe that the right order of priorities is God, our core relationships and the work that God has called us to. For most people, core relationships will either be spouse and children or close friendships, and the work that God has called them...

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Resources

The Six Stages of Faith

The Six Stages of Faith

Jacqui Catcheside

Questioning? Wrestling with doubts? Feeling confused? The following chart may put things into perspective. It is a very helpful resource from Martin Scott outlining the stages of faith and doubt suggested by people like Reverend James Fowler and other research

Approaches to the Bible (Questionnaire)

Approaches to the Bible (Questionnaire)

Dan Boyle

What do you believe? Here is an interesting survey (posted below) that is looking at how we view our approaches to the Bible. The author of the study asks users to help by answering questions such as: 'How do you think m

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Books

The Great Partnership: God, Science and the Search for Meaning

The Great Partnership: God, Science and the Search for Meaning

Jonathan Sacks

The Great Partnership: God, Science and the Search for Meaning  Johnathan Sacks connects science and religion together. Offering analysis of the arguments of militant athiests and exploring how religion has been valued in human culture. He uses a range of comparisions from different cultures and explores the history of langu...