Herd thinking

April 21, 2020Coronavirus

Why won’t our leaders treat us as adults?  Many have been asking this question in frustration, as government ministers refuse to discuss publicly how the lockdown will end. It certainly feels like people are being treated like a herd of simple sheep.  Experts hope for herd immunity.  They encourage herd thinking – make sure everyone … Read More

Back from the dead

April 13, 2020Coronavirus

On Sunday afternoon, welcome news came from 10 Downing Street: Boris was back.  The Monday papers were full of our Prime Minister’s video praising the NHS nurses who had cared for him in hospital. Some spotted a certain coincidence in the video’s timing.  Boris announced his comeback on Easter Sunday, when Christians remember the greatest … Read More

The Antidote to Fear

April 9, 2020Coronavirus

Fear often seems the strongest human emotion.  There’s a lot around at the moment.  We ask ourselves: am I sensible to feel so scared about this?  Fear prompts panic buying.  This frustrates us when we find empty shelves.  Fear keeps us social distancing.  This helps us stay safe but makes us feel isolated. We hope … Read More

In the NHS we trust?

April 1, 2020Coronavirus

Applause rippled round the realm on Thursday evening.  Encouraged by the young royals, George, Charlotte and Louis, many headed onto their doorsteps to “clap for our carers.” We are all very grateful for the service and sacrifices of NHS staff.  Appreciation for the NHS is deep in our national psyche.  Medical care free at the … Read More

Sunshine and Lockdown

March 25, 2020Coronavirus

Looking out of the window today there is a big contradiction.  The sun is shining, the sky is blue and the birds are singing. Spring is in the air and the buds on the trees promise new life.  But a deadly coronavirus is also in the air.  We call to our neighbours from afar; we … Read More

Hope beyond Coronavirus

March 24, 2020Coronavirus

Watch national speaker, Roger Carswell, explain the message of hope we all need at this challenging time. If you have any questions or would like to know more please contact us.