Monthly Archives: June 2011

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Bibliophilia (30.06.201)

Book Reviews Marcus Honeysett comes late to the party but suitably attired with this insightful review of Rob Bell’s Love Wins, ‘The questions Bell raises therefore are not just about Hell. They are about whether the God of the Bible is good. His conclusions –

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Book Review: Facedown

Face down is the appropriate response to a revelation of who God is. It combines fear, respect, adoration, humility and in this short book by Matt Redman (just 116 pages in pocket size format) shows why. Full of insight and truth, this exploration of worship and more importantly

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I link therefore I am (29.06.2011)

Here’s a good reason to get rid of your car. £3000 a year. Great quote from Chris Wright on the worst thing about idols Trevor Saxby has a good post on simplicity in the early church What are the role and place of apostles in

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Jesus said ‘go’

I love how every now and then two very different people from two very different places will blog something very similar. For me it brings a little emphasis, a little highlighting to blog reading, makes me pay a bit more attention and ask God what

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Jesus said 'go'

I love how every now and then two very different people from two very different places will blog something very similar. For me it brings a little emphasis, a little highlighting to blog reading, makes me pay a bit more attention and ask God what

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Be baptised

I am a thoroughly convinced credo-baptist (believer’s baptism) and I’m almost as convinced that infant baptism does more harm than good when applied indiscriminately (as seems to be the case in the UK), as I indicated yesterday. Today then I’m going to call on the

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I link therefore I am (28.06.2011)

I appreciated this reflection on the life and witness of peace campaigner Brian Haw Tim Keller engages with the thinking of Lloyd-Jones on the place and practice of preaching This is a good example of learning to think biblically as The Urban Pastor wonders whether

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Two percent

Over the last few days at Hope Church we’ve been challenged and burdened by statistics. The facts are these: there are around 15,000 people in our area and there are around 300 regular churchgoers. That’s 2%. It’s compounded by the census information which says around