Category Archives: Personal

Recalculating: How Study Bibles Can Limit Bible Study

  Author: Jen Wilkin We love our study Bibles. Many of us spend our daily reading time with a study Bible in hand, stopping at trickier passages to glance to the bottom of the page for help with interpretive difficulties. … Continue reading

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A Hoodie quoting the Bible in Congress and being kicked out

Will we ever see hoodie wearing MPs quoting the Bible? by Gillan @ God and Politics in the UK Can you imagine this ever happening in the UK Parliament?  Democratic Congressman, Bobby Rush, donned a hoodie on the floor of … Continue reading

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Pastors who struggle and some advice…..

Wednesday Festival: Get Rid of your Crappy Pastor by noreply@blogger.com (Mary Beth) Rev David H writes at Called to Passion about how a congregation can get rid of a crappy pastor: I simply cannot count the number of complaints that … Continue reading

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Dressed in Gentleness

Dressed in Gentleness by prodigalkiwi “Once in a while we meet a gentle person. Gentleness is a virtue hard to find in a society that admires toughness and roughness. We are encouraged to get things done and to get them … Continue reading

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Story or soundbite?

Every Tuesday night sees me travel across to Leeds to do the church House Group. I look to the group as being the main expression of this very small church, and I have deliberately set out to write a discipleship … Continue reading

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Jesus and recognition…… an MBE?

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Assisted suicide: ‘Strong case for legalisation’

This is a tough one. No easy answers, especially when the situation is/was near to your door-step.     By Nick TriggleHealth correspondent, BBC News Assisting a suicide is illegal in England and Wales. There is a "strong case" for … Continue reading

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