#LentVoices Believing (together)

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Over Lent this year (2021) a motley but dedicated collection of freelancers, all of whom have a Christian Faith, decided to collaborate on a project we called Lent Voices. Each week we decided on a theme, loosely connected to a bible passage/story.

Below I have linked the contributions for week four – the theme was Believing and we used arguably one of the most quoted biblical passages as our launch. That can be found in John 3:14-21.

Believing – by Andy Campbell

Condemnation and unforgiveness are so easy to hold onto.

Whether aimed inwardly or towards others, our capacity to think the worst, to hold onto grudges, to count mistakes as unforgivable sin and error as mortal wound remains almost infinite… (read more)

Theo-drama: believing – by Hasna Khatun

…We pray for transparency over public money and policy making

Lord we believe

We pray for truth in our media

Lord we believe

(Click here to see [and hear] Hasna’s reflection on YouTube)

Believing (Trigger Warning) – by James Fox Robinson

As Moses lifted up the bronze snake on a pole in the desert…”

(Click here to see James’ video)

Believing – by Sally Nash

This reflection emerged out of fragments of songs I listen to and the reading we are reflecting on this week John 3.14-21 although my thoughts partly emerged from the earlier part of the story where Nicodemus goes to see Jesus.

(Click here to read the full post on LinkedIn or Facebook)

Believing – by Mark Berry

I am the story of a different time,

A beginning time,

A birthing time,

A time when all was dark.

A time when all was possible…(read more)

The Familiarity of Belief – by Lucie Hutson

This passage holds a verse so well-known, John 3:16 -printed on billboards, flags at a football match, the key to belief and yet perhaps it has become too familiar.

I read my daughter the story of a little duck, the smallest who is afraid to swim. “I can’t, I can’t, I’m too little”… (read more)

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