Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Christian fight against poverty…

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God-Pods: making the bible accessible

Making the Bible Accessible by Tabitha Plueddemann9 January 2012 If only 100,000 people spoke a language, would it be worth the effort to translate the Bible into their language? What about 50,000? Just 10,000? 5,000? For Dave and Ginny Long, 4000… Continue reading

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Watch Your Conjunctions in Parenting – The Gospel Coalition Blog

Watch Your Conjunctions in Parenting “I love you, but you need to obey.” Every English-speaking parent has said that phrase at some point or another. It’s our attempt as parents to express commitment to our children even as we require them to obey… Continue reading

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Introverts

This column will change your life: introverts Oliver Burkeman guardian.co.uk, Friday 3 February 2012 22.59 GMT In 2003, when the American author Jonathan Rauch published in the Atlantic magazine an essay entitled Caring For Your Introvert, the res… Continue reading

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John Wesley, Sussex and Smuggling

Monday 22 November 1773 I set out for Sussex, and found abundance of people willing to hear the good word; at Rye in particular. And they do many things gladly: but they will not part with the accursed thing: smuggling. So I fear, with regard to t… Continue reading

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Redeeming Cathedral Music for the Gospel

WEDNESDAY, 1 FEBRUARY 2012 – by George Parsons Redeeming Cathedral Music for the Gospel We have started a regular choir at Christ Church Fulwood. In my heart as the conductor of that choir is a longing that it might serve as a way of redeeming so … Continue reading

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Apple, Steve Jobs, and the Gospel of Hope

For every magical thing Steve Jobs revealed in his Apple keynote addresses, there were many other things he concealed. Like the devices he created, his life was more and more opaque even while becoming more and more celebrated. So his death this w… Continue reading

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Sentimentality in worship leading

I’m really appreciating Tim Keller’s chapter, “Reformed Worship in the Global City”, in “Worship by the Book”.Many solid thoughts on the balance and wisdom of Calvin’s approach to worship, and the application today.Here’s just one paragraph where … Continue reading

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The first hundred days

The first hundred days Dec 14, 2011 7:00am by Chris Edwards in Spirituality Today is my 100th day in Crowborough, and I’m writing a list before it’s too late! I have heard it said that whenever you join any organisation, you see it as an outsider … Continue reading

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Ten [unexpected] church trends to surface in 2020

Ten [unexpected] trends to surface in 2020 Posted by admin FEATURE STORIES Monday, January 3rd, 2011 By Sam S. Rainer III An examination of movements and ideas that may impact the church during the next decade. I once served under a leader who sai… Continue reading

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