Who was Jesus?  New study guide

“Walk the Jesus Walk” by John Simmonds is the first in a series of study guides co-published by Progressive Christianity Network Britain, Modern Church, Free to Believe and St Marks Centre for Radical Christianity.

The book covers six sessions.
The aim is to give encouragement and hope to those who seek a credible Christian faith for the twenty first century.
‘Walk the Jesus Walk’ is ideally suited for groups of people, such as a teenagers group or a new enquirers group who would appreciate a straightforward way of learning about Jesus of Nazareth and be inspired to follow in his way. 

Note from the author: My conviction is that the real Jesus has been taken away from us, so that we rarely catch a glimpse of the charismatic teacher and prophet who lived in Palestine about two thousand years ago. The Jesus Christ of the Church often bears little resemblance to its founder.  Is it possible to discover Jesus as he was before the Church got its hands on him?  Maybe it’s impossible, but one has to try. 

Walk the Jesus Walk is available for £2.95 + 55p post and packaging at http://www.pcnbritain.org.uk/index.php/shop/

If you prefer to order this book by post, send a cheque for £3.50 to PCN Britain, 26 High Street, Newnham, Gloucestershire, GL14 1BB.
Discount can be offered on bulk orders. Further enquiries from togetherinhope.editor@gmail.com .

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New Year prayer

John Churcher, chair of PCN Britain writes,
“On behalf of the Management Committee I wish all members a very happy and peaceful New Year!  Here is a prayer that I used in public worship on 2nd January…”

As we set ourselves upon our journey into this New Year, let us recognise the Spirit and Source of Life travelling with us and abiding within our deepest self.

Let us begin this New Year by committing ourselves to living ever more deeply and Sacredly as we offer respect, mercy, dignity and compassion to all.

Let us begin this New Year remembering that we can experience forgiveness for our trespasses against others in as much as we forgive others for their trespasses against us.

Let us begin this New Year with innocent hearts and clear consciences, facing every present moment with courage and hope.

Let us daily commit ourselves to fulfilling the Sacred purposes of our lives under the One God of All.

Amen.

 

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