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A letter from Ephesus 63AD Prudence, a servant of Christ in Ephesus. To Luke, my dear brother in Christ: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. I am writing to you, my dear brother with my concerns because I know from Paul’s last letter to Timothy that o... read more
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I put my fingers to keyboard nervously. If you follow certain things on Twitter you could not fail to notice that the twitter sphere has been exploding with blogs and news articles following the most recent exposure of Mark Driscoll who is now accused not only of plagiarism but of paying a huge ... read more
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I am often saddened by the thought that we have a famine of God’s word yet we live in an age when we have more access to it than ever before. We can read it in books, on our phones, kindles, ipads, computers, online, and if we can’t read it we can listen it to on a free App! But many Christians ... read more
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It is not uncommon at the end of a bible study to ask for prayer requests and one recurring theme seems to be managing with the pressure and workloads that people face: too much to do and not enough time, tiredness and stress are the order of the day. Time management seems to be the need of our ... read more
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Why do we read fiction? Some read to savour the pleasure of carefully crafted words and sentences. Others read for the experience that Alan Bennett describes so beautifully in The History Boys: The best moments in reading are when you come across something - a thought, a feeling, a way of loo... read more
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How are we to bring an end to ‘the overdue perception of the church as an out-of-date, old fashioned and bigoted organisation’?[1] This is the question that synod addressed this week as they once again tackled the issue of women bishops. Those in favour are concerned that the church is no longer... read more
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