Welcome to “Looking up!” our new weekly spot, where we take a few moments to focus on an area of life and consider it from a biblical perspective. Our hope is that you allow the message to remain with you and act as a source of encouragement in the week ahead! 

  • Two Hands reaching to each other against a sunset background. Title Furlough in the Church in Bold

    Furlough in the Church?

    By Julia Gervais On the 20th March 2020, the UK Government announced the furlough scheme, an initiative put in place to assist businesses and employees through the COVID-19 crisis. Essentially, the government made a commitment to finance 80% of the labour cost for businesses, as a means of curtailing the...

  • Fake It Till You Make It!

    By Jenniffer Mann . Have you ever been in a position where you don’t know something but have given the impression that you do?! Many people have admitted to acquiring a new job on the basis of a set of skills they don’t actually possess. They were so convincing in the...

  • The Only Way is Jesus

    By Jenniffer Mann . I’m probably one of many people who shy away from visiting hospitals unless absolutely necessary. It’s not that I find anything wrong with the environment per se, but the need to visit a hospital, suggests that more often than not, something unpleasant may have occurred. My...

  • God 1 v Lions 0

    By Jenniffer Mann . Did you know that lions are said to be amongst the deadliest of all predators! Male lions can weigh up to 225kg and females up to 150kg. They can run up to speeds of 81kmph and are capable of hunting and killing prey of up to...

  • Burnout

    By Jenniffer Mann The past month has posed some very challenging moments. Consistently long working hours has made it difficult to devote time to other areas of life and at times, caused me to feel heightened levels of stress, anxiety and of course tiredness. These can all be symptoms of...

  • COVID-19 Secure

    By Julia Gervais . We’ve got to get this country moving again. This pandemic has really set us back. The government cannot maintain this furlough scheme indefinitely. The airline industry has suffered a crash landing, the performing arts sector has seen much better days. The Retail industry has taken a...