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I link therefore I am (19/12/09)

Shaun Groves writes about Christmas, “In the 1920s, for instance, when Saint Nick became the patron saint of American consumerism, most Christians in this country opposed the holiday because of its inextricable connection to materialism and self-indulgence.” Not so any more. (HT: Skye Jethani) Mark

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I link therefore I am (18/12/09)

A couple of follow ups today from this set of links. As Britain declines in affiliation to Christianity George Pitcher thinks, “But I think people are becoming increasingly fed-up with the me-me-me consumerist lifestyle. A spiritual hunger will bring them back together in groups again,

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I link therefore I am (17/12/09)

Some fresh links straight out of the blogosphere to start your day:- Britain is avowedly a less Christian nation according to The Telegraph – also comment in The Guardian. The death of nominal Christianity may not be such a bad thing. Skye Jethani comments on

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Christmas round-up

Here’s a round-up of things that I found interesting on Christmas Marcus reminds us that Christmas should make the spirits soar  Thinking of carol singing? Have you thought health & safety? (Good grief) I love the idea of this beach hut advent calendar  Mark Driscoll

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I link therefore I am (15/12/09)

Now that I’m catching up on reading, blogs and interesting stuff here are the pick of the crop: This is the thought provoking, “Katherine told me that she thought that humans were congenitally dissatisfied. That human beings just couldn’t ever be satisfied and want more

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Consumerism round-up

Yesterday I gave you a climate change set of links. This one is themed too. No surprise it’s consumerism! Would you take more care with your unwanted electronics if you knew they were poisoning African children  There is a place called Garbage City and it’s

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I link therefore I am (04/12/09)

Jeremy highlights the ethical shortcomings of fashion retailer Primark My interest is always caught by sermons such as this one by David Platt: The Gospel Demands Radical Generosity  Todd Hiestand has a great post on teaching your kids about giving to others While those out

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I link therefore I am (03/12/09)

If you want to draw the crowds into church you could always turn it into an ice rink. No, seriously  I’m already looking forward to the World Cup in South Africa next year. The final will be played here Apparently you can now engage in