Let your light shine

Published: 31st May 2017

Who am I - priest, beacon, servant?

Vocations Sunday

Published: 6th May 2017

We are all called. God has given each of us gifts to use for the life of the kingdom.

Countdown to Vocations Sunday - 6

Published: 5th May 2017

Any job can be a vocation, whether or not others think of it as something you are 'called' to do.

Countdown to Vocations Sunday - 5

Published: 4th May 2017

Often we have lots of vocations, things that we are called to be and do, and these change over time.

Countdown to Vocations Sunday - 4

Published: 3rd May 2017

One of our Readers tells the story of her call to be a school teacher and a Reader

Countdown to Vocations Sunday - 3

Published: 2nd May 2017

Sometimes responding to vocation means making changes

Reconciliation on the cards

Published: 2nd May 2017

"... in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting the message of reconciliation to us. So we are ambassadors for Christ, since God is making his appeal through us... "

Countdown to Vocations Sunday - 2

Published: 1st May 2017

God's call is not always straightforward.

Countdown to Vocations Sunday - 1

Published: 30th April 2017

Everyone is called.

Pathways, Songlines and Footsteps

Published: 6th April 2017

What links Aboriginal dreams and a Mercian missionary?

Special Ones

Published: 14th March 2017

A month after Valentines Day, Clare Spooner reflects on another special status.

Come follow Christ in the footsteps of St Chad

Published: 28th February 2017

In the March Bishop's Blog, the 99th Bishop of Lichfield reflects on the life of the first.

Be Mine, Valentine

Published: 1st February 2017

In the Bishop's Pastoral letter for February, Bishop Mark toasts the birds and the martyr.

Bishop's Blog - January 2017

Published: 3rd January 2017

Following a year that seemed to despise facts and experts, Bishop Clive considers what is truth and whether Jesus' choice to reveal the truth about God and his Kingdom through personal testimony and story-telling is a better route to finding truth.

Bishop's Blog - December 2016

Published: 6th December 2016

Rousing responses to good news is music to the Bishop of Lichfield's ears.

Remembering what exactly?

Published: 8th November 2016

Remembrancetide - misplaced pride, glorifying war and jingoism? Revd Vic Van den Bergh argues for respect, remembrance and resolve.

Bishop's Blog - November 2016

Published: 31st October 2016

November is the month for REMEMBERING - and this is very much reflected in the life of our Church.

Bishop's Blog - October 2016

Published: 1st October 2016

Blue Peter and vanishing islands: in Creationtide, we delight afresh at the bounty of God's creation and commit to being good stewards of it. Yet, as I witnessed in the Solomon Islands, we need to act now because our inaction is costing livelihoods and lives. Christian Aid's resources and its 'Big Switch' campaign show how we can make a difference.

Bishop's Blog - September 2016

Published: 31st August 2016

"First and foremost I am a child of God" - a vital reminder to all of us, and a note-to-self for the new Bishop of Lichfield

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