The Development Set

Thanks to my sister-in-law Lucy for this - it's quite old now, but still worth passing on. It is barbed, of course - but if anything, the situation is even worse 30 years on... The Development Set by Ross Coggins…

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No more retreat? – ethical nerve and hate crimes

Thanks to Alex Webb-Peploe for this link - fascinating article from the Sunday Times - about the impact that Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali is having, and the similarities with Mary Whitehouse, although the main difference being that Nazir-Ali is getting more…

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ELF08 – the marks of Christian community: some Colossians gems from Lindsay Brown

My heart slightly sank when I noticed that Lindsay Brown’s morning expositions were going to be on Colossians. This was certainly not because Lindsay was doing it (!) but because I have been teaching through Colossians on the Bible Teachers’…

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Black Armbands for Jesus

We're having a week of special events this week under the banner of 3D - LIFE IN PERSPECTIVE. It's already proved to be an extraordinary time - with a couple of great preaches from Hugh & Rico on Sunday (on…

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Human ocean impact – NYT maps

The New York Times published some terrifying graphics portraying the impact humanity has had on the world's oceans. (HT - John Naughton's Memex). This is chilling (click on images to find the others). Of course, we're talking big brush strokes…

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do you know? cos remember, Jesus was a refugee too!

This song and video was written and put together by Helen Mottee, a friend of a friend (Phil Warner), working in Hong Kong for a unique organisation called Crossroads International. A few years ago, Bob Geldof & Midge Ure asked…

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