Tell the children

This week has seen shocking news.  The  events in Manchester have been as appalling as they are incomprehensible and words cannot express our grief. On the other side of the world, in South Africa, less reported was the attack by rioters on LIV village.  For those who...

NISCU stories

It’s great when people share their stories about what NISCU has meant to them or to their children, how it has impacted their faith and enabled them to grow in their understanding and walk with God. This is one such story we received just this week: “The...

Walking through Easter

The Resurrection Easter is such a wonderful opportunity for us as the church.  Paul said “if Christ has not been raised…we are of all people most to be pitied” (1Cor15:17,19 ESV). So many people, even those who seem quite genuine about embracing some...

Child Development – in Hebrew

I do find the original Bible languages fascinating.  Sometimes when you dig around in Strong’s or similar, you find out all sorts of extra insights that don’t always easily translate into our English Bibles. A great example is to check out all the Hebrew words for...

Evangelism in Schools – Really?

Imagine for a moment.  Your child comes home from school and tells you that they had an Imam in school today and they have decided to become a Muslim.  Or, as actually happened in our family, your Year 4 child says he’s not happy to do that yoga class at school....

Why do we want to work in schools anyway?

Schools are places of education. That is what we expect when we send our children there.  They will be taught all sorts of useful things, pass exams, and generally be prepared with skills and knowledge to make their way in the modern world.  Religion has no place in...