I am so grateful for the way that people at STN have responded with encouraging messages and with Offering October. I cannot thank you enough.Read More
I enjoy it when I read a research paper in an academic journal which claims to give new insight into human behaviour and I’m able to say “I could have told you that, it’s in the Bible”.Read More
I love the way C S Lewis explains the beauty of community. We need each other in order to understand and see one another more fully.Read More
Heydan shares his story.Read More
Hello St. T’s,
So amazing to get the pleasure to write to you again. Take a read of my second update from my trip to Argentina, nearly 4 months in already!
The last month or so has been full of travelling and meeting new people, and eating a lot of weird, new food.Read More
My name is Alex, I’m 21 and I’m part of St Thomas Church in Norwich. This year I have been given the privilege of working in Argentina with Alpha and as part of the Alpha teamRead More
What does a Youth Conference in Kolkata and Anti-Slavery have in common?Read More
Seeing the after and the beforeRead More
I'm getting more forgetful as I get older. And I forgot to mention in yesterday's blog that I was writing it after having been awake, apart from a cat nap on the plane and an hour grabbed in the early evening, for 36 hours. I was more comatose than tired. I hope it made at least some sense. I eventually turned the light out at about 12.30am knowing that I had to be up at 6.30am for there to be enough time for a quick bite of breakfast.Read More
First day in Kolkata and we are reminded of the horror of sex trafficking and the abuse of young girls.Read More
You know the story. A man is walking along a beech when he sees a young boy surrounded by hundreds of stranded starfish that have been washed up by the tide. He picks one up and throws it into the waves. "Why are you doing that?" asks the man, "It won't make any difference." The boy stoops and picks up another and, tossing it into the sea, replies "It will to that one."Read More
Sierra Leone, Day 7.
We drove through the jungle/rural land in a 4x4 today to a place that was nowhere (Locomasama) and there we found a St Thomas Academy of Hope school.
Sierra Leone, Day 6.
In Freetown there is a place called Kissey which is where the cargo ferry terminal is. It is a slum and a place where the most desperate cases find themselves.