Messy Church Does Science: 100 sizzling science-based ideas for Messy Churches

Published 16th July 2019 by rachel tranter

edited by David Gregory

Helping Messy Church leaders use science to explore aspects of the Christian faith

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In popular culture there is a perceived conflict between science and faith, yet in many ways scientific understanding can enhance faith. This resource offers Messy Churches the tools to use science to explore aspects of the Christian faith; demonstrate that science and faith are complementary; and enable children and adults alike to appreciate the wonder of creation. 100 sizzling ideas from a range of contributors provide inspiration for the Bible-based activities element of Messy Church.

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Introduction – David Gregory

  • 1 Water – Kate Toogood

Perspective – Alister McGrath

  • 2 Earth, stars and space – Mavis Crispin

Perspective – Tim Middleton

  • 3 Air – Chris Hudson

Perspective – Naomi Brehm

  • 4 Light and colour – Neil Hunt

Perspective – Anna Pearson

  • 5 Human body – Alex Bunn

Perspective – Amy Johnson

  • 6 Plants – Graham Hartland

Perspective – Jennifer Brown

  • 7 Animals – Andy Gosler

Perspective – Lesley Gray

  • 8 Power and energy – Paul Osborne

Perspective – Hannah Earnshaw

  • 9 Transformations and reactions – Marie Beale

Perspective – Nick Higgs

  • 10 Time and measurement – David Gregory

Perspective – Joanna Collicutt

Technical details

ISBN: 9780857465795
Pages: 272
Published: 23 June 2017
Price: £9.99