This Easter, Des Scott retires after 30 years of faithful service with Church Army. Chris catches up with him before he leaves to find out about his time with us, from youth worker to CEO!
Chris shares what he's learnt through his own experiences of suffering, how he's held onto God through the difficulties, and how God uses your situation in ways you never envisaged!
Andy has over 15 years of experience working with young people, creating church for young people and run by young people. He shares stories of actively listening to teenagers and encourages us to do the same.
Kelvin moved to a new area shortly before COVID-19 and so didn't have much time to get to know people. He shares how he's been able to share his faith with his barber and his neighbours even whilst the coronavirus pandemic continues.
Waterways Chaplaincy - part of the Church Army family - meets many isolated people or in financial difficulty along the waterways. This is one story of where Waterways chaplains were able to draw alongside and practically support a struggling family.
Robin is a little bit obsessed with Christmas lights... which reminds him of some things that Jesus says about us being a light.
During this pandemic, there's been lots of frustration, anxiety, and disappointment, but there's joy and hope to be found too. Gerry shares a story of where he found joy and hope recently.
Neil shares about his upbringing, time in the British Army, how he found faith when he was at his lowest, and how what he's been through helps him support people in Leeds.
With the continuing pandemic, there is uncertainty over whether the traditional Christmas services will be possible. Jonny asks whether these are the priority or whether we should be focusing our energy elsewhere.
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