Being a good Samaritan February, 2015

by Pierre Cornflouer, Alabaré's South East Wales Chaplain   How often have we seen something and walked on by just like the priest, in the parable that Jesus told of the Good Samaritan on the Road to Damascus?  I am sure that some time in our lives we all have. We don’t stop as we may be frightened of what might happen to us.   As a serving member of the armed f... Read more

Church Link News: February 2015 January, 2015

Welcome to our first edition of 2015! As this newsletter reaches your inbox, Church congregations around the UK will be turning their collective thoughts to those people in our communities who are homeless or at severe risk of becoming homeless. This Homeless Sunday we ask you to pray for our Alabaré Homes and Services, and also our fantastic staff and volunteers who make such an amazing... Read more

Advent Week 4 - Peace December, 2014

What should we do when we are anxious. Jesus tells us "the very hairs on your head are all numbered. Don't be afraid you are worth more than many sparrows." (Luke 12:6,7) How often does Jesus have to tell us not to be afraid? How often does he have to invite us to trust in him? If we believe we are never forgotten by God, that his love is so intimate that he numbers the very hairs on our heads,... Read more

Advent Week 3 - Joy December, 2014

Soon, and very soon, we will be celebrating that God himself, Immanuel, makes room in himself and his creation to find and make his home among us. In the midst of the insecurity of a homeless journey and the instability of a new-born refugee's temporary home, the world found its 'stable' influence.  We look ahead to the joy of incarnation: that the Word became flesh and blood and moved int... Read more

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