Monthly Archives: April 2011

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Do you like God?

I think that’s a great question that Mark Driscoll asks Terry Virgo and there’s a great answer. Before you go to church tomorrow spend 10 minutes watching this and then ask God to help you enjoy Him.

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Gathering & resting

Today we’re off as a family to Sweden for ten days. It’s a mix of business and personal and hopefully all pleasure. Initially we’re with our core church planting team for the weekend in Stockholm to spend time together, to pray, to dream and to

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Love Wins: Lessons in how not to argue 1

In this whole debate I think Rob Bell’s opponents have taken some serious mis-steps. I think Bell is wrong on a number of key points but because of the subject matter at hand (people spending eternity in hell) then you need to think a little

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I link therefore I am (29.04.2011)

The profound affect of David Wilkerson who died recently. What happens as you educate a nation? Apparently they get less religious. The UK sells 20% of the weapons to the world’s government. As Jeremy says, they’re not being put to great use if you value

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Book Review: Love Wins

So finally I’ve got here with a review of the most controversial Christian book in ages, Rob Bell’s Love Wins: At the heart of Life’s Big Questions. Be warned this is quite a long post. I’ve been wondering how to begin, how to both sum

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Bibliophilia (28.04.2011)

Are you reading? What are you reading? Why not leave a comment and let us know what books you’ve got on the go at the moment and get a snapshot of what Simple Pastor readers read! Reviews Jeremy reviews Peoplequake by Fred Pearce: ‘a great

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Love Wins: The influences

This won’t be a long post but I think it’s important, the review is tomorrow by the way. One of things I always do when reading a book is look for the list of books, study the bibliography, pick out the recurring names and see

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I link therefore I am (27.04.2011)

There’s a new Christianity Explored website check it out HT: Tim Chester Can forgiveness ever be easy? I suspect not, not when it really matters Andrew Wilson does a two parter on an atheists reaction to Tim Keller’s Reason for God. Part 1 and part