Advent is the season for preparing for Christmas when we celebrate Jesus coming to earth, our Emmanuel ‘God with us’. There are loads of free resources you can try for children and families.
How can we be messengers of hope to our peers, family & communities in this digital world? This was one of the questions asked of groups of young people around the world who gathered for the second Global Young People’s Forum (GYPF).
Imagine fleeing from your home in South Sudan, leaving your mother behind and arriving in a vast refugee camp with your father and four siblings. Living in cramped conditions, you stay there for five years. Your father eventually remarries and in all this time you never see your mother. You long to go to her…
I think every believer yearns to see children everywhere walking with Jesus but what about reality? How could that be possible? We’re talking two billion children in the world right now! Where do you start? You have to stop and think*.
“The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.” (James 5:16) Over 24 hours during the weekend of 17 – 18 November people from around the world will be praying to see ‘children everywhere walking with Jesus’. The Global Children’s Forum (GCF) are calling on individuals, churches, denominations and countries together to pray.