Yearly Archives: 2010

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Bibliophilia (30.12.2010) *updated*

Here’s my last round up of book reviews and things for 2010. As always peruse, use and read! Reviews Charles Crosland has read Eric Metaxas’ biography of Bonhoeffer: Pastor, martyr, prophet, spy Tim Challies has reviewed The Death of the Grown Up by Diana West.

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I link therefore I am (31.12.2010)

I’m not sure there’s anything remarkable in this bunch of links but there you go. I hope you all have enjoyed reading this blog during the past year, I’m very grateful and thankful that you have and I hope you’ll carry on in 2011. It’s

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Reviews: 2010

These are the books I’ve managed to read this year. It’s the most since I started blogging. Maybe next year I’ll manage 50! The Way Forward? Christian Voices on Homosexuality & the Church Silent Savior by AJ Gregory Status Anxiety by Alain de Botton You

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Book Review: Audio, Video and Media in the Ministry

I don’t know why I was selected to review this book, I’m not particularly qualified but I reviewed it for Christianity magazine, so here it is.   ‘The importance of the media team in enhancing the church’s ministry cannot be overstated’. I beg to differ.

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Simplifying my digital life

I spend quite a lot of time (too much in all likelihood) online as the internet has become ever more useful and interlocked into how we do things. Basic things that once required pen and paper are now done online. I’ve noticed that as someone

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Looking ahead to 2011

In terms of decision making 2010 was quite a year and in 2011 I get to follow through on some of those decisions. There are a number of challenges ahead: In January we launch Hope Church and as a church begin Just 10. We’ll also

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The most repugnant idea ever

Christmas has been tamed but at its heart it is scandalous, shocking and offensive. I’ll let Richard Dawkins explain why. Dawkins was (over) reacting to the Pope’s Thought for the Day on the BBC yesterday. “(this is)…the centrepiece of what Ratzinger actually did say in