Andy B, Teaching: What is Reverence? (October 2021)

Andy B, Teaching: What is Reverence? (October 2021)

Is reverence something we need, as Christians, in the current world?

Is reverence a bygone requirement for believers, surpassed by the death and resurrection of Jesus?

Is reverence something we should be bothered about in our churches and families?

Andy B takes a look at something that he has been thinking through, and about, for more than 2 and a half years; pondering and chewing what he saw as a lack of reverence in so many churches, it seems normal.

Art Time, Making, Tree Collage

Art Time, Making, Tree Collage

For art time, JoJo encourages us to create a tree collage using mainly green squares of paper and some scrunched up yellow or red paper for the fruit.

This art time requires drawing, cutting, scrunching, sticking, and colouring – so much fun in so little time!

#GoDeeper with Andy B: Fork in the Road, Endurance, S3, E8)

#GoDeeper with Andy B: Fork in the Road, Endurance, S3, E8)

Go Deeper with Andy B, as he explains how we make sure we’re going in the right direction.
He touches on the armour of God, in particular the shoes of the gospel of peace.
In reference to Habakkuk 3:19, he looks at deer, climbers, and athletes being sure-footed and confident due to knowledge, practice, and experience.

Story Time with Dave the Dog, Daniel and those Lions

Story Time with Dave the Dog, Daniel and those Lions

In this episode, JoJo tells us about Daniel’s Den experience when he visits the lions inside, up close, and personal.

Daniel is brave and courageous, but he had not planned to see the lions like this that day or any day – he was thrown in the lion’s den – can you believe it for praying – that can’t be right, can it?

What is Dave the Dog’s thoughts on lions and Daniel the courageous?

#GoDeeper With Andy B, Going Against The Grain, Endurance, S5, E7

#GoDeeper With Andy B, Going Against The Grain, Endurance, S5, E7

Go Deeper with Andy B, as he explains the concept of going against the grain.

He expands some verses of Scripture, Romans 12:2, James 3:4, and Acts 3:19.

He explains that going against the grain isn’t something we ought to try and do, but it is often unavoidable when we’re walking in the direction God calls us to go.

#GoDeeper with Andy B: Training With Others

#GoDeeper with Andy B: Training With Others

Go Deeper with Andy B, as he digs deeper into the subject of training with others.

He talks about the impact that encouragement has on athletes in sports events.

He relates an occasion when he was cycling, and Steven came alongside him while running, and the influence their individual efforts had on one another.

Story Time with Dave the Dog, Daniel and That Dream!

Story Time with Dave the Dog, Daniel and That Dream!

In this episode, JoJo tells us more about Daniel. This time Daniel needs to figure out what the King dreamed and what that dream meant, or he will be in big trouble; like Dave says poor Daniel will have a serious ‘Time out’!

What is Dave the Dog’s thoughts on dreams and what do you think Dave dreams about?

What will Dave the Dog make of the King’s strange dream and are Dave’s dreams stranger then the King’s?

Check out this week’s Story Time to find out Dave’s take on it all!

Art Time, Making, Dreamy Drawing, Daniel

Art Time, Making, Dreamy Drawing, Daniel

For art time, JoJo encourages us to make a dreamy drawing. It’s quick and simple art time this week, so you might want to play the clip again as it was so quick and just to make sure you were not dreaming!

#GoDeeper with Andy B: Beating The Wall

#GoDeeper with Andy B: Beating The Wall

Go Deeper with Andy B, as he talks about spiritual walls in our lives.
Having read our two Scriptures for this week, Andy begins by speaking about those walls that we can face when exercising.

He relates a personal experience of hitting a wall while cycling one time.

And he looks at the idea of overcoming that wall in terms of not giving up because of feelings – feelings that the wall is impassable or impenetrable.

He also talks about another type of wall, which is more of a warning, such as when we feel pain.

Story Time with Dave the Dog, Vegetables and Water

Story Time with Dave the Dog, Vegetables and Water

In our second episode of the season, we move form angels to vegetables, but we stay with Daniel who totally promotes the eating of vegetables and water – What a good guy!

What will Dave the Dog think about a diet of vegetables and water?

Will Dave be able to join JoJo and Any B in promoting vegetables?

Well Dave the Dog be impressed will Daniel and his diet of only vegetables and water?

Check out this week’s Story Time to find out Dave’s take on it all!

Art Time, Making, Toilet Roll Vegetables

Art Time, Making, Toilet Roll Vegetables

For art time, JoJo shows us how to make vegetables out of toilet rolls this time! – Not just one vegetable, not just one sort of vegetable, but a whole range – carrots, broccoli, corn on the cob and leeks – a basketful of goodness!

#GoDeeper with Andy B: Spiritual Food

#GoDeeper with Andy B: Spiritual Food

Go Deeper with Andy B, as he talks about spiritual food.
He reads a few different Scriptures, including Hebrews 5:11-14, all of which speak of food and sustenance in one way or another.

He talks about the way water travels in a flood, how it will always follow the path of least resistance. Similarly, we often ‘take the path of least resistance’, in many areas of our lives, such when exercising; we might cycle ten miles, but might not be especially fast or focused, thus taking the path of least resistance.

Story Time with Dave the Dog, Quick and Slow Prayer

Story Time with Dave the Dog, Quick and Slow Prayer

In our first episode of the season, we kick off with a quick and slow story involving angels.

Will Dave the Dog be able to tear himself away from his email to join us and will he help us understand what’s happening in Story Time today?

Will Dave be able to concentrate or get distracted by sticks – sticks – sticks?

Well Dave the Dog get frightened by cows or crocodiles?

You’ve got to watch to find out!

#GoDeeper with Andy B: Self Control, Endurance S3, E3

#GoDeeper with Andy B: Self Control, Endurance S3, E3

Go Deeper with Andy B, as he talks about self-control.
He touches on 2 Peter 1, Proverbs 25, and Matthew 7.
He explains the idea of supplementation, keeping in mind the words of 2 Peter 1:3-8, which talk about supplementing lots of godly traits with other godly traits, including self-control.
He also talks about road rage as a perfect example of a lack of self-control. When we get angry with others and start raging at other drivers, our witness is awful, and we fail to show others the righteousness of Christ through our actions.
And more…

#GoDeeper with Andy B: Resisting Temptation, Endurance, S3, E2

#GoDeeper with Andy B: Resisting Temptation, Endurance, S3, E2

Go Deeper with Andy B, as he talks about resisting temptation.
He reads both of our Scriptures for this week: James 4:7 and Matthew 4:1-11.

Jesus faced the same temptations we do when He came to earth as a man, so He understands our struggles against temptation. Andy B relates the story of a wealthy lady who was hiring a new chauffer, and how she asked each of the applicants a very specific question to test them.

#GoDeeper with Andy B: The Pursuit of Pleasure, Endurance, S3, E1

#GoDeeper with Andy B: The Pursuit of Pleasure, Endurance, S3, E1

Go Deeper with Andy B, as he looks at Ecclesiastes 12:1-14 and what it all means.

He challenges those of us who are young not to waste our youth; it is short and time flies by.

He also reminds us of the dangers of making decisions based on how many likes we get on social media.

Faith and Prayer, Volume 1, Part 3 of 3, Faith and Prayer!

Faith and Prayer, Volume 1, Part 3 of 3, Faith and Prayer!

With discussion around Fish and Chips, Sweet and Sour Sauce and Gloves hands, Andy B does his usual and takes ordinary, every day objects and situations, and helps us dig deeper into the basics of how Faith and Prayer work together.

With a very strong reminder, and warning – from the book of James – about why we need both Faith and Prayer, Andy B encourages us to all to get on our knees more, to learn to know Jesus better.

Faith and Prayer, Volume 1, Part 2 of 3, What is Prayer?

Faith and Prayer, Volume 1, Part 2 of 3, What is Prayer?

Starting out the real basics of Prayer, Andy B takes a good look at what Prayer is. He also looks at when we should pray, how we should pray.

He also answers the question of what we can pray!

Returning to the most simplest forms of prayer – conversation – Andy B seeks to show us how prayer is a gift from God, that God desires us to use, because God uses our words to change situations around the world.

Faith and Prayer, Volume 1, Part 1 of 3,What is Faith?

Faith and Prayer, Volume 1, Part 1 of 3,What is Faith?

With discussion around Fish and Chips, Sweet and Sour Sauce and Gloves hands, Andy B does his usual and takes ordinary, every day objects and situations, and helps us dig deeper into the basics of how Faith and Prayer work together.

With a very strong reminder, and warning – from the book of James – about why we need both Faith and Prayer, Andy B encourages us to all to get on our knees more, to learn to know Jesus better.

And, just like Fish and Chips or Sweet and Sour Sauce, Faith and Prayer complement each other perfectly.

Story Time with Dave the Dog, Quail, Manna and Water

Story Time with Dave the Dog, Quail, Manna and Water

For story time, Dave the Dog counts to two, not three! Although there are three things in the story – Manna, Quail and Water – for some reason Dave the Dog only counts to two – find out why in this episode of Little Blessings Online.

Dave the Dog was extremely excited about a food story but was baffled by the Manna and the ‘Quail’s Quiff’ or should I say headtorch! See for yourself what Dave is talking about!

Family Prayers, Psalm 148

Family Prayers, Psalm 148

Some inspiration for you and your family, wherever you are in the world and praying.

Jo Jo and Peter show us how you can Psalm 148 as a simple prayer time for you and yours.

Family Prayers, Psalm 146

Family Prayers, Psalm 146

Some inspiration for you and your family, wherever you are in the world and praying.

Jo Jo and Peter show us how you can Psalm 146 as a simple prayer time for you and yours.