Welcome into the Christmas story
The Christmas story is full of unlikely characters. None of them are obvious choices to witness God coming to earth. Those on the edge are brought into the heart of the story. The unremarkable places find themselves at the centre of the action.
The True Light shines in the forgotten places
Let me walk you through the streets of this city, as we stand at the corner and look on, a bystander in the forgotten places. Let me introduce you to five people who feel forgotten. And let us watch and rejoice as the True Light finds them in that place.
Introducing children to the cast of the Christmas story
Our booklet Meet the Cast is a firm favourite for sharing the story of Christmas with children and families, and there are so many creative ways to explore the story and get to know the cast.
Bringing words of hope into the hands of soldiers
ASR Gavin Dickson, a former Scots Guardsman, reflects on sharing the words of the Bible with the soldiers he works alongside.
Small books with big truths
Our booklets may be small, but within them are words of life. They are built around verses from scripture and are designed to amplify the Bible. They are small books filled with big truths.
Sharing words of life at Strawberry Field
In Liverpool, the prayer room at The Salvation Army's Strawberry Field project offers a space of sanctuary, and Lifewords resources are shared in one-to-one and group settings.
Finding hope at rock bottom
It can be hard to hold on to hope for those who are struggling acutely with mental illness, or for those whose lives have been turned upside down by a sudden tragedy. One thing that we have always been sure of at Lifewords is that the Bible is good news, even in the most painful moments, even in the darkest of places.
Anatomy of a Bible resource - A Story for the Whole World
Our new Christmas resource, A Story for the Whole World, uses illustrations and patterns from around the globe to help readers reflect on the words from the Bible. Jess Bee spoke to Dan Chalke, designer of the resource, to find out more about how he used the images to help bring a new perspective to the Christmas story.
Anatomy of a Bible resource - The True Light
We love re-telling the narrative of Jesus’ coming, so that churches can share it in their communities. But have you ever wondered how to go about doing that differently again and again? Steve Bassett explains how a Bible resource is created, and how each one still holds the same DNA as the very first Scripture Gift Mission booklets did over 130 years ago.
Stories from India
At the end of last year we invited supporters to join us in praying for and resourcing work in India, to help bring about change in India where pastors, evangelists and others are seeking to share the gospel, and work against oppression.
The women of the Bible have so much to teach us – why aren’t we listening?
The single most important moment in human history was announced by women, so why have their stories been neglected in so many of our churches, asks Danielle Welch.
A Brazilian family restored
For more than 18 years, Pavement Project has worked with countless families and children, and young people around the world. Here’s one of the many stories of God working through Pavement Project.
World Children's Day is coming!
Pavement Project is proud to join the United Nations in celebrating World Children's Day on Tuesday 20th November 2018. And we're inviting you too!
Forum 2:19 – embracing diversity
On 15th June Lifewords exhibited at the 10th anniversary of Forum 2:19 – an English teaching and outreach event in north London.
Modern day slavery
With more than 40 million people estimated to be victims worldwide, the Diocese of Rochester will explain what role the church must play.
Live it Out Loud
It's landed! A band new campaign which focuses on practical approaches to living out the Bible.
Say hello to Verdie!
After 18 years meet the newly re-designed face of Pavement Project.
Ronaldo* in Rio
UNICEF reveals that 140 million children worldwide are orphans. Four months ago Ronaldo* and his sister Sonia* became part of this number.
Truth to Power
Have you ever read the Bible out loud in a public space? What’s it like? We went to Westminster to find out.
All these women
On the 100th anniversary of (some) women in the UK first receiving the vote, Danielle Welch reflects on the Bible – and all these women.
A new card game designed to help young people take their first steps into Christian life through Bible verses, prayer actions and practices.
A New Generation
A fresh project that gathers musicians, provocateurs, poets, and activists around the ancient Bible sayings known as the beatitudes.
Meet the team behind OUTSIDE/IN to find out how it came about, and why its message is important.
World Children's Day - change in Kenya
Communities all around the world today are celebrating Universal Children's Day.
Bake for Baghdad
Thanks to your support at the Great Pavement Project Bake Off today, we will now be able to fund a new tablet for Pavement Project!
Little Book of Chaos in Manchester
Former British Red Cross worker shares Little Book of Chaos one week after Manchester bombing.
Bringing calm to the chaos
VerseFirst launches new resource Little Book of Chaos to open up conversations with young people about the Bible and mental health.
The Bible and mental health
Recent studies say that 1 in 4 of us will suffer from a mental health disorder at some point in our lives – VerseFirst has more.
Life to the Full
In Kenya, many children find themselves orphaned as a result of HIV/Aids. But this project is helping them choose to hold on to life.
Wildflowers – Stories of flourishing
Lifewords and Luton charity Azalea are bringing local women's stories together with the Bible's life words.
Trauma response in the Middle East
Workers to take Pavement Project to traumatised children fleeing conflict, poverty and danger.
Stop child witch accusations
Danielle Welch reports on the work of SCWA – tackling the issue of child witchcraft accusations around the world.
Refugees in Germany
Frontline Community church in Germany uses An Invitation to reach refugees, and offer new community and welcome to all.
History, Heritage and Faith
What do Dame Judi Dench, Shakespeare's 400th anniversary, and the Bible have in common? Find out here.
100,000 meet the cast
Last year 100,000 people met the cast of the Christmas story, thanks to HOPE, Inspire magazine, and Lifewords!
Celebrating a Vision
After months of prayer and preparation, a new mission and evangelism training centre is up and running.
The worst place to be a child
In a society oppressed by poverty and violence, Pavement Project is helping Christians offer a different future to the children of Guatemala.
As stories about the refugee crisis in Europe fade from news cycles, on the ground the situation remains unchanged. Beth reports on what churches are doing to help.
Broken or Beloved?
Jess Bee talks to young women who have battled with low self-esteem and life-controlling issues. How have the Bible's life words made a difference in their lives?