News & Information from Guardians of Ancora

Gaining from games

Dr Bex Lewis shares the benefits to children of playing computer games… Taking time to play games with your children increases communication opportunities, and can help to increase confidence in your children. It may be easier to spot when something is going wrong with your child. Working with your children gives you an opportunity to…

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Your family and Guardians of Ancora (part 7)

In this seventh blog in a series, Sue Clutterham invites us to consider problems and solutions with an unusual role model. A problem Obedience, efficiency, organisation. Are those words that spring to mind when you think about your family? Maybe not! These are the characteristics of the Roman army officer and his 100 men we read about in today’s Bible…

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A Guardians of Ancora mug in Israel

If you have sent an enquiry to this website or posted on social media, you may well have had a reply from Hannah Strachan, the ‘first response’ person. Here are Hannah’s holiday thoughts… When I booked my holiday to visit Israel (or the ‘Holy Land’), I wasn’t actually working officially for Guardians of Ancora –…

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Trending, in children’s apps

Dr Bex Lewis highlights trends in children’s apps… In a recent radio interview, it was noted that often the first thing that children do when they arrive at a new house is ask for the Wi-Fi passcode. Gaming is something that children love to engage in: apps, games and other digital media have now become…

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Your family and Guardians of Ancora (part 6)

In this sixth blog in a series, Sue Clutterham invites us to consider what we really ‘need’ in and for our families. Dogged determination What would you do if you knew Jesus was in town and your friend was desperately in need of his help? It’s a no-brainer. Four men and a mattress, on which their…

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Changing lives, one quest at a time

Many skills have been brought together to create Guardians of Ancora. Today’s guest blog is from Alex Taylor who has found his skills expanding as he works on new ideas… When I first starting working on Guardians of Ancora, I had never written for a game before. It was a steep learning curve – more…

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The Spiritual Child

The Spiritual Child, by Lisa Miller Guest  blogger, Sian Hancock, reviews a must-read title – and almost puts her words to a melody! This book made my heart sing! ‘Spirituality is our nature’. It is bursting with insight to deepen understanding about children’s spirituality. Lisa Miller, as a psychologist, uses a scientific lens to view…

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Your family and Guardians of Ancora (part 5)

In this fifth blog in a series, Sue Clutterham discovers that power comes in surprising ways. How many doctors do you know who can command an illness to go, just like that? Not only did Jesus do that when he discovered that Simon Peter’s mother-in-law was unwell, but he also took her by the hand and…

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A new challenge awaits

Guardians are highly regarded by the citizens of Ancora. To help the Guardians with their training the citizens have made a series of challenges to help them develop their wits, accuracy and speed. Using the Firebugs they have collected, Guardians have to smash bricks and overcome obstacles to clear each level.   To start your Guardian…

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