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Calling

The telephone is the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. We may call everyone up on it but God.   Lines from 30 years ago, apparently...

Ordination service on 1st July

Trinity Sunday is never an easy Sunday to preach. This morning I had the privilege of taking the service at St Andrew's Penrith and the curate, Mandy Jones, was preaching....

Discipleship

‘How does what we do as a church, ordained and lay together, enable God’s people to grow in their capacity to live out the Good News of Jesus in all...

Personality and Spiritual Growth

For this blog post, we welcome Fran Parkinson, who is an Ordinand in her first year of training with Cumbria Christian Learning. One of the modules Fran has been studying...

A Death in the Family

There has been a death in the family.  As I write this, less than twenty four hours have passed since the bomb at Ariana Grande's concert at the Manchester Arena. ...

Reflecting on Mission Communities

Carlisle Diocese’s curates gathered together for a study day last week. We usually come together for two study days and one residential weekend each semester. The module we are working...

Exodus Evenings with Karl Mӧller

  Once upon a time... But still now... And for the future... How do you view the Old Testament? As a collection of stories of questionable authenticity, unfathomable meaning and...

Welcome to the Cumbria Christian Learning Blog!

Welcome to the Cumbria Christian Learning Blog! This, with our website, is an exciting new development in the way we make resources, courses and learning opportunities available to Christian disciples...