The Church of England says about 26 million people have been baptised, the Catholic Church claims just over four million members in England and Wales - and another 695,000 in Scotland. Out of a total population of about 60 million, that means about one in 12 people in Great Britain is Catholic.

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Words of Wisdom

Praying The Trinity

Praying The Trinity

Robin Parry

If you are leading the worship in a meeting it is important to think carefully about your prayers. You are in a position to guide the way a congregation relates to God by your words, and praying the Trinity will help them to relate to the Trinity. Your prayers can also frame songs in such a way that the content of the song is given a certain interp...

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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 Jesus I Never Knew

The Jesus I Never Knew

Philip Yancey

Philip Yancey helps reveal what two thousand years of history covered up. What happens when a respected Christian journalist decides to put his preconceptions aside and take a long look at the Jesus described in the Gospels? How does the Jesus of the New Testament compare to the 'new, rediscovered' Jesus--or even the Jesus we think we know so well?

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