Human Wisdom Project

The HappierMe App from the Human Wisdom Project has lots of great resources to encourage connection with the wisdom within… Manoj Krishna is the founder of the Human Wisdom Project and in the Spring of 2022 he was a guest in a series of conversations, I hosted, around Faith, Wisdom and Spirituality… Donald McCorkindale.

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School Chaplaincy/ Children’s Ministry Resource – IntroSeries

https://introseries.org – freely downloadable videos Intro Series is a free–to–use educational resource designed to give a fun and creative introduction to Christianity. The series comprises 8 downloadable episodes, with a whole host of creative resources, including lesson plans and additional content for schools and churches to use that will help children explore the Christian faith. Overview of the series: Episode 1 – Introducing the Bible Episode 2 – Introducing God (part 1) Episode 3 – Introducing God (part 2) Episode 4 – Introducing…

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Using 4G Mobile Router rather than Broadband

In some situations rather than installing a broadband internet connection, you will be able to use a mobile router with a SIM card. At one of my Church locations the download and upload speeds over 4G are much higher than the Broadband connection at home. How to check the 4G connection Before committing to a SIM card contract you will want to identify which provider is best for you. With…

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Prayer for Church of Scotland General Assembly 2023

During GA2023 the New College Chapel will be available as a quiet space for prayer and reflection during lunchtimes, there will be online opportunity for prayer too – 1.15 to 1.45. In putting together some resource material to encourage prayer, it will be great if you can add either a brief prayer, or some topics for prayer. Copies of some will be available in the Chapel. I hope that this…

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Faith, Wisdom & Spirituality

I recently connected with Dr Manoj Krishna, founder of the Human Wisdom Project – and am delighted that he will be my first guest in a series of Tuesday afternoon conversations on Zoom around ‘Faith, Wisdom and Spirituality in the 21st Century’ – beginning Tuesday 1st March. Olive Fleming Drane, theologian, author, clown and member of the IT’s For Ministry FaceBook Group is my guest – on 8th March. Details…

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Better Meetings – on-line and on-site

A couple of paragraphs from an email sent earlier today to a colleague… that are probably worthy of ’putting out there’! “I often wish that there could be more time in meetings to take time for ideation – generating the good and bad ideas, evaluating options and perhaps making new and creative discoveries along the way – rather than receiving a paper with a proposal from ‘an expert’. There are…

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Blessed are the Treelike

‘Blessed are the ones… like trees that grow beside a stream, that bear fruit at the right time, and whose leaves do not dry up. They succeed in everything they do.’ From Psalm 1 Like trees we have roots, trunks, branches, leaves, flowers and fruit Roots Drawing on strength and inspiration from God, family, friends, colleagues, neighbours, we are nourished, sustained and blessed. Intentional time to care for ourselves and…

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