Hope is the New Green – world need ’09 at ASLP

Fellow West Wing addicts will remember the great episode (1:8 Enemies) in which Bartlet & Josh figure out a way to foil a Republican plan to commence strip mining on federal land in Montana - because of the Antiquities Act,…

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Shining like stars in London

become blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a crooked and depraved generation, in which you shine like stars in the universe (Philippians 2:15) Was chatting a few weeks back with my mate Tim Plyming when he was…

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Carson, Keller & Piper in conversation

I'm very slow on the uptake - but if you've not seen this series of videos made last October, then check them out. Full of insight and interesting perspectives. Here is the first one. For better quality viewing, and for the…

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U2’s NLOTH spiritual resonances (part 3)

The 3rd instalment...In my mind, these 2 songs go together - they're both counter-cultural. - Stand up for your love which is emphatically NOT RIGHTS (Stand Up Comedy) - [then what appears to contradict the previous quote, there is one right that…

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BBC reports Mongolian revival!

It is not everyday that you get positive religious news from the BBC. But having found myself stuck in Istanbul for an extra day (the result of the snow-enforced closure of Heathrow yesterday), I was watching BBC World with my lovely…

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Mandela at 90: The world in search of a hero

Well, we were there. Regulars may be thinking that we spend our lives heading off to big rock gigs, but that's far from the truth. Still, this felt like a once in a lifetime opportunity to see Mandela on his…

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ELF Reflections published

Well, it's been a frantically busy week with just LOTS to blog about (yippee!). So there'll be a few things over the next few days (hurrah!). Watch this space. But after getting back from the European Leadership Forum, I was…

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