Monthly Archives: August 2011

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When a pastor should cry

Now I’m not particularly known for being the sentimental sort but there are a few times when shedding a tear or two is appropriate and fitting. I guess if one is publicly repenting of sin and misconduct that would be appropriate but that’s not what

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Miscellaneous: 10 Links

Starting to get into a rhythm of life here this week as the kids start nursery three days a week. Chance for us to start language study in earnest and some other work. In the meantime here are ten links I’d quite like my own

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Miscellaneous: 10 Links

Another set of links for you. Today is a big day for me, my first day at nursery. With my 3 year old I should hasten to add. Jeremy explains and promotes ColaLife an idea that should be supported. Do reformed and charismatic go together.

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Book Review: Tactics

How do you go about discussing your faith with others? Do you feel awkward when they raise objections? More likely to back down or endlessly getting into arguments that ultimately seem a bit futile? Then Tactics: A game plan for discussing your Christian convictions by Gregory

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Miscellaneous: 10 Links

We’re back in England for a few days for brother-in-laws wedding. This is the last (for the time being) of the link clearances so enjoy… Here are two different takes on the recent Willow Creek leadership summit. One more positive and the other less so

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Book Review: The girl who played with fire

The girl who played with fire by Stieg Larsson is the second in his bestselling trilogy after The girl with the dragon tattoo. It continues the adventures of Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander although this time the prominent roles are switched with Salander being the central

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Miscellaneous: 10 Links

I’m clearing out the starred items of notable posts that I’ve collected in the past few weeks, so here are ten posts that caught my eye. In no particular order: Martin Charlesworth continues his series on Simplicity with part 4 Setting our possessions free, ‘As Christians we