11 Feb 2020

The annual two-week event that promotes all things fairtrade known as Fairtrade Fortnight is nearly here.  This year it runs from Monday 24th February till Sunday 1st March.  The aim of the fortnight is to raise awareness of the need for fairtrade, promote  what is ava...

17 Dec 2019

As we approach the start of a New Year people often start thinking about what resolutions they might make.  One suggestion for Christians is to commit to a daily devotional time or to start a new pattern of study.  Whether this would mean making some changes to your ro...

16 Jul 2019

The Vine Christian Book and Coffee shop is a charity and was established since September 2001.

In recent years many Christian Bookshops have been forced to close their doors.  We are very grateful for God’s blessing on our ministry at The Vine and feel that it is import...

13 Jun 2019

The subtitle of this book is 'a simple guide for normal people' and the book delivers on this.  It is full of profound yet straightforward advice written in a very accessible way.  Pete Greig was founder of the 24/7 prayer movement, which began in a church in Chicheste...

16 May 2019

We are fast approaching  the season of prayer called "Thy Kingdom Come" (TKC) that falls between Ascension Day and Pentecost Sunday.  It was started in 2016 by Archbishops Justin Welby and John Sentamu but has since become a global and inter-denominational annual event...

18 Apr 2019

If you have visited The Vine recently you may have noticed that our toilet has been twinned with one in Tanzania.  If you are not familiar with the Toilet Twinning organisation let me explain how it works.  Twinning a toilet in the UK with one in a poor community costs...

16 Feb 2019

From Monday 25th February for two weeks it is Fairtrade Fortnight.  This is an annual event that promotes all things fairtrade, raising awareness and campaigning for a better deal for the producers of the food we enjoy in developing countries.  Each year there is a spe...

19 Jan 2019

Would you like to see more Christian books available for the general public to read?  Wouldn’t it be good if our libraries or our children’s schools stocked Christian books as part of their range?  Well there is a way you could be part of the solution!  Speaking Volume...

5 Dec 2018

In October I wrote about Traidcraft and how after 39 years of pioneering fairtrade it was coming to an end.  The good news is that they are able to continue under a new, much reduced model.  They will be reducing from a staff of 67 to 12 so it is a dramatic change.  Th...

12 Nov 2018

The Vine is really well stocked for Christmas - alongside Christmas cards and advent books, calendars and candles there are a great range of books for adults and children.  For children there is the new Kids Corner range, all at reduced prices, including bibles, devoti...

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