Monthly Archives: October 2010

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Swipely: Social network for consumers

John Stott is well known for saying that Christians have to take part in double listening, that of ‘listening to the Word and listening to the world, so that we can know how to apply the never changing Word in an ever changing world.’ I

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I link therefore I am (29.10.10)

The Tea Party is making all the headlines in the US. The rest of the world is less than impressed. This is how you damn Rupert Murdoch, growth and injustice in one simple blog post Kevin DeYoung interviews Tim Keller about Generous Justice This shows

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Bang for your buck

About a decade ago I spent a year in the small nation of Burundi in central Africa. It was then, and remains now, a violent place. This short video (18 minutes) highlights the problem of grenade and gun violence on a desperately poor country. You

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Book Review: The Victors

The Victors: Eisenhower and his boys, the men of World War 2 is the second book I’ve read by Stephen Ambrose (Pegasus Bridge was the first) and I’ve watched Band of Brothers of course. The Victors is essentially several books spliced together to give a

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Bibliophilia (28.10.2010)

Reviews Gary McMurray has reviewed Mike Reeves’ The Unquenchable Flame, ‘one of the best books I’ve read this year.’ Jeremy has read From Poverty to Power: How active citizens and effective states can change the world by Duncan Green, ‘I got it from the library

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Living with a mustard seed faith

So Monday night found me at LICC for an evening with Tom & Christine Sine. It was a great evening hosted by Community Mission with around 100 or so people in attendance. Worship was led by the inimitable Andy Flannagan and I highly recommend downloading

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I link therefore I am (27.10.10)

If you’ve ever flown on a low-cost airline this infographic won’t surprise you but will inform you Is the planet warming? Well, 2010 was a record setting year – make of that what you will. I appreciated this rant from Seth Godin about TV Matt