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Maintaining focus

It’s not easy to say ‘no’ to things especially when you enjoy them. It’s also not easy to judge the pace your life should be led at. It isn’t easy to reject the furious busyness of contemporary life, to choose to slow down.¬†All of the

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Debating the Atonement

For many evangelical Christians, a debate has been taking place over our understanding of what and perhaps more specifically how Christ achieved for us forgiveness from sin and a restored relationship with God. I’ve been posting on Adrian Warnock’s blog so although that debate isn’t

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Taking it one day at a time

One of the many distressing things about contemporary life is that we are so focused on ‘what’s happening next’ that we miss the opportunity to savour and enjoy the present. Today I went for a walk with my wife, I enjoyed it but I kept

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Black Gold

For many people who care about issues of injustice in the world and how this connects with lifestyle, long ago settled the issue of what sort of coffee to buy. The only allowable answer is Fair trade coffee. However despite the remarkable growth of fair

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Energy plan set to back nuclear

So I was doing my regular news review (can’t start the day with poring over the BBC news site) and this was the lead story –BBC NEWS | Politics | Energy plan set to back nuclearWhat do you think, good or bad, green or greedy?

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Ukraine visit

To whom it may concern: Just to say I’m off to Ukraine for a week to visit projects supported by the charity Bread which I’m really looking forward to. I’ll do a report next week

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Improving Society…

Just read an article in Faithworks newspaper (it’s not online yet though) by Bob Holman, in it he articulates his vision for Christian involvement in society, interestingly he comments on the issue of consumerism. Here is what he said, “…Christianity has insights and objectives which

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Too little there, too much here

Doing my daily review of news on the BBC and came across this story about disappearing islands in the Bay on Bengal, the interesting thing at the bottom links to a story of how population growth is outstripping food supply, complicated by a shift in