Monthly Archives: November 2009

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Adbusting: LG Seamless Entertainment

You would think no one could make this stuff up and be serious about it. I mean really. Who actually falls for this? OK, where do we start? The premise of the advert is that modern life constrains us, forces and squeezes us into a

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I link therefore I am (30/11/09)

Some good things today, worth checking a few of them out… As the Lib Dems unveil their tax plans, the BBC Economics Editor, Stephanie Flanders reflects how their proposals show “our skewed idea of what constitutes “rich” in this country that a tax affecting, at

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Ministry can kill relationships

Kill is quite a strong word isn’t it? But I think it’s probably true – those who want to be about the work of the kingdom of God can end up losing it all because we make the work the most important thing. It’s a

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I link therefore I am (27/11/09)

Dealing with debt for many in Britain is a crucial issue and it’s great to see that Christians are at the heart of it. Nigel Ring has a great report on the recent CMA conference  Can we live in a world without oil? Rob Hopkins

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I link therefore I am (26/11/09)

Apparently giving 10% of your income is newsworthy. Although what Toby Ord is suggesting is incredibly generous and if only more Christians took part our missions, church planting and aid programmes would be revolutionised. I like what Mark Heath has to say about the purpose

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What you've been reading (26/11/09)

Challies read Going Rogue the autobiography of Sarah Palin.  Gary McMurray read The Hobbit by JRR Tolkein. And yes you should read it before LOTR Jeremy read Soil and Soul by Alistair McIntosh And I reviewed Affluenza by Oliver James 

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Book Review: Affluenza

Money can’t buy happiness, is a truism (although some┬ádisagree). Oliver James sets out to show how consumerism or affluenza makes us deeply unhappy as a people. Essentially it breaks down like this, the more we have and the more we’re encouraged to have the more

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I link therefore I am (25/11/09)

Thanks to Lex Loizidesfor the new links title. Come up with a better one and you can have the credit. ‘I link therefore…’ remains until then….So here they are: Justin Taylor is highlighting aspects of the Gospel Coalition’s Vision for Ministry. I like what they