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…
Believing (Trigger Warning) – by James Fox Robinson
“As Moses lifted up the bronze snake on a pole in the desert…”
Believing – by Sally Nash
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)