Monthly Archives: August 2009

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Why merge?

Recently I announced that our church might be involved in a merger. In one of the comments Peter Kirk asked a series of good questions. His question was essentially ‘why?’ with the following queries. Is it because one of the churches is nearly dying and

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Live Small, Think Big.

The Evangelical Alliance have started a campaign called Simplify as part of Life Beyond Debt, the Evangelical Alliance’s response to the current economic crisis. Naturally enough they came to Breathe for some stories. Have a read and consider joining the campaign come October

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BBC responds to my badger!

I waste copious amounts of time on Facebook, but some of it is put to good use by using Tearfund’s Superbadger application to email the powers that be to do good in the world. I recently used it to email the BBC about their insistence

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Living with open hands

The latest update from Breathe is available Tim Creber from Journey Beyond writes, “Because life is a gift… we live with open hands. Imagine in your mind tightly clenched fists – what does it make you think of? I think of control. It is absurd

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What you've been reading (27/08/09)

Mark Heath has read The Unquenchable Flame by Mike Reeves Jeremy has reviewed The Hungry Spirit by Charles Handy Terry Virgo has reviewed Voice from the Hills by Philip Greenslade Challies has reviewed Glory Road edited by Anthony Carter Sean Green has listed his holiday

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Piper on: Money & Giving

I really appreciated this quote from John Piper: “The more sacrificially generous you are on earth, the greater will be your enjoyment of heaven. Therefore, since Jesus loves us and summons us to maximize our eternal joy in heaven, he demands radical freedom from the