Monthly Archives: June 2008

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So help me God…

With these words and his hands on the Bible, Robert Mugabe promised to serve faithfully the people of Zimbabwe. Few times in recent history could those words have been more hollow. If only he read the book instead of used it as a token of

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Lifestyle changes

It’s a while since I’ve posted on the subject of sustainable ways of living, but it’s certainly not gone away. So it was an encouragement to me to read this post by Mark Heath and he makes some interesting points. On Global Warming: “It seems

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Revival/Outpouring roundup

OK, so I said I wasn’t going to post on this stuff anymore, but since I completed my series of posts on my trip to Dudley, a bunch of people started writing again, so here’s a round up. Matt Hosier gives his view here and

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Newfrontiers Bloggers

I’ve started an experiment to group together all bloggers belonging to the Newfrontiers family of churches, that I’m a member of. Head here to see the current list, there must be more, so post a comment on that blog and I’ll add them, I might

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Visit to Dudley (part 5)

This is the fifth and final post on my visit to Revival Fires, Dudley (part 1, 2, 3 & 4). So what did I make of it all? Here are some thoughts in order of how I thought of them (or no order at all)

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Bonhoeffer on: Zimbabwe (?)

As far as I know Bonhoeffer never visited Africa, and of course when DB was alive Zimbabwe as we know it today didn’t exist. But my reading today struck me as being relevant and I wonder if doesn’t apply to at least some portion of

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Visit to Dudley (part 4)

This is the fourth in my reports on my visit to Revival Fires, Dudley (part 1, 2 & 3). It’s about 10.30pm by the time Trevor Baker invites people forward to receive the ‘impartation’ – broadly speaking we’ve had an hour of worship (7.30-8.30pm), an

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Visit to Dudley (part 3)

This is the third in my reports on my visit to Revival Fires, Dudley (part 1 & 2). After the worship and the prayers for healing, came first a short talk/exhortation to give, followed by a longer talk by Trevor Baker. The offering was led