Giving money to help those in needRead More What can I give? #3
The second in our blog series – What can I give? “This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers. If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, […]Read More What can I give? #2
The Besom in York is part of a national network of Besoms. At the time of writing, there are about 25 Besoms across the country. Each one runs slightly differently, but all with the same aim – to help build the bridge between those who have, and those in need. A few weeks ago, the […]Read More We’re part of a Besom family
More and more frequently, we receive referrals for people who are isolated and lonely without community and family around them. As Christians, we believe that we were not created to do life on our own! So many churches across York run all kinds of free activities for people, from all walks of life. Toddler groups, […]Read More Making connections
As of 25th February this year, The Besom in York is 10 years old! We look back on the last 10 years praising and thanking God for everything he has done. We’ve seen hundreds of Christians giving their time, money, skills and things to people in need all over the city. We’ve seen people go […]Read More The Besom in York is 10!
Beggars CAN be choosers So often when you hear people talking about charity and giving to the poor, you hear the phrase ‘beggars can’t be choosers’. It’s this idea that because someone has nothing, they should just accept whatever they are given and they have no right to say whether or not they actually want […]Read More Here’s why beggars can be choosers
Christmas comes early here in the Besom office. This week core team member Kirsten brings us the first Christmas hamper blog of the year. It’s October and if you’re anything like me you’re probably despairing at the fact that all of the shops are already displaying Christmas items. It seems that these days, Christmas starts […]Read More It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year…