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We use three lenses to guide in in our work and in our living. We use them for the life of Northfield and we encourage you to use these three lenses in all that you do every day:
You are invited to join us on our #40daylent journey.
We want to offer you 40 Biblical words that may help you in your personal preparation for Easter.
From Ash Wednesday, we will release a word a day on our website and social media pages. Each word comes together with a Biblical verse or a prayerful reflection or something practical to do so that we can open our lives wider to the presence of the crucified and risen Christ.
We encourage you to daily submit a…
This weekend is the Sunday before Lent. The theme for the day is, “Don’t Give Up” which is ironic, as many Christians do “give up” something over the Lent period. Something that dominates, controls, attracts, preoccupies etc.
However the “Don’t give up” theme is about perseverance. What keeps us going? What drives us to the end? What motivates us? What draws us? What gives us a reason to keep on keeping on? Paul, in the New Testament, uses the metaphor of a “race” and a “prize to be…Continue
Perhaps it is appropriate today, in the light of our theme this weekend, to underline something that Methodists hold dear. For us there is a very deep connection between our personal faith and our life with others. Christianity is never “just about me”. There is no such thing as a private relationship with Jesus. Personal yes, but never private. It was always both personal and social.
Our founder John Wesley was really passionate about this. On the one hand, he…Continue
This scripture refers to the church as the church as the Body of Christ. The truth of specialization in the human body tells us something about the Body of Christ. Time and time again Paul stresses that specialization occurs within the body of Christ just as it occurs within our own physical bodies
Ephesians 4:15 further speaks of Christ as the Head of the body (v15) who controls and holds together the rest of the Body. As the Head, the decisions are His – He purchased it, He owns it,…Continue