A Cross for Holy Week

As our isolation has meant all regular routines for Holy Week have been disrupted, we were missing having a palm cross to display in our home this week. As we thought about other ways to celebrate Palm Sunday, I remembered that the children's resources for the the Cross Shaped Jesus programme...

A quiet Palm Sunday

We have posted a Palm Sunday video message on our Facebook page ’See your King comes to you gentle, and riding on a donkey’ 

Light at home

The world is changing.  The way that we interact with our families is changing.  Covid-19 has changed the face of our society.   For the moment, school, work and visiting friends and family has to change. I don’t know about you, but I have been overwhelmed by the amount of information out there. ...

The One Legged Pidgeon by Brendan

It feels like we're moving toward a ‘teachable moment’. A time to ask what really matters and what does not, a time for churches to become more ‘Jesus Shaped’ too. I met a well fed, one legged pigeon at Leeds train station last Friday who can teach us something about our new ‘Coronian19’ world:...

Preparing the Way

From today we are pleased to offer JSP ‘Preparing the Way’ materials in the unrestricted area of the website. Ideal for use during Lent, and or in preparation for the Main Programme adventure, ‘Preparing the Way’ focuses on the life and work of John the Baptist. John declares himself to be the...
Photo of JSP team leader Brendan Bassett seated for a recording

Partnering with thefuelcast.com

We're pleased to announce a new partnership with Rev Andy Thomas and the team at thefuelcast.com. Looking forward to creating a special Jesus Shaped People promotional film in South Bristol soon as well as future JSP Podcasts.

Journeying through the Bible with children

Picture the scene. It’s Saturday night and I suddenly remember I am on rota to lead kids church in the morning. I scrabble around to find my notes to see what I’m supposed to be teaching about. Find my Bible to read the passage. Search Pinterest and my house, to find a suitable craft for the...
Photo of JSP trustees and staff praying for Brendan Bassett at his welcome celebration service.

JSP Celebration & Welcome to Brendan Bassett

JSP was well and truly celebrated, and Rev’d Brendan Bassett was warmly welcomed as our new JSP Team Leader, at the gathering on Saturday 11th January at St John’s Church, Great Horton, Bradford. It was a joy to hear stories from some of the churches who have been enjoying the JSP adventure over...
Photo of a Christmas decoration of Mary and Jospeh cradling the infant Jesus

Like Father, Like Son

In recent years, through personal experiences in family life and friendship, I’ve gained a greater awareness of the needs of children who, for one reason or another, need to be fostered or adopted. As a society we rightly give special priority to the care and support of such children. This...