Rachel Hughes, who leads Gas Street Church in Birmingham with her husband Tim, talks us through the practice of faithfulness. She shares powerfully and practically, pointing to her own personal experience to demonstrate why this slightly unglamourous fruit of the Spirit is of such vital importance for us today.
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Back at the beginning of 2020 we hosted a live Pattern event looking at the topic of Exhaustion with Dr Roger Bretherton. Roger is senior lecturer in psychology at the University of Lincoln and is chair of The British Association of Christians in Psychology.
In this special episode, Roger explores the differences between tiredness and exhaustion as well as encouraging us in practices to live more fully and compassionately.
Nick Crawley, leader of Crossnet Church in Bristol and creator of the Bible for Life resource, shares his wisdom on scripture memorisation and the impact it can have on our lives.
Tyler Staton – who pastors Trinity Grace Church in Williamsburg, NYC – unpacks this ancient practice to help us be with Jesus through reading and meditating on the Bible prayerfully.
Katia Adams unpacks the practice of faith for the Pattern podcast, casting vision for how Jesus calls us to lead “unreasonable” lives that unlock the impossible
John Swinton joins us from his sabbatical in Australia to share his thoughts and insights on compassion. John was a nurse in the mental health sector and now is a professor at the University of Aberdeen. He has a beautiful vision for living lives of compassion fuelled by his life long work and friendship with those affected by mental health.
We caught up with Ruth Yimika Afolabi, writer, editor and founder of Magnify magazine. Words are clearly important for her work life but we wanted to hear her thoughts on the impact they can have on a personal relationship with God.
Pete Greig, founder of 24-7 Prayer and who leads Emmaus Road Guildford with his wife Sammy, discusses his thoughts on the practice of solitude. Pete explains how it is one of the most radical things we can practice in our apprenticeship to Jesus whether you’re an extrovert or an introvert.
If we are to live ethically, we need to ask questions about how our choices and actions impact both people and planet. Environmentalist and author Ruth Valerio discusses the importance of ethical living and why, as followers of Jesus, we should care about this practice.
Jon Tyson, who leads Church of the City in New York City, joins us from across the pond to share his thoughts, experiences and pointers on the practice of intercession.