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Revisiting Community Revisited

I think this is the last time I can play with the title…it might be fun but it will get silly! Anyway I was excited by the comments I had on the Revisiting Community post… As a result there is a revision of how close

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Book Review: Augustine and His World

I knew very little about Augustine really and this book served as an excellent introduction. It paints a pretty sympathetic portrait and makes excuses for conclusions that have now been widely disregarded (his views on gender and sex for example) but if you know next

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Revisiting Community

I’ve been continuing the long discussion on community and I’m coming to a number of conclusions. While communal living has numerous attractions it isn’t the solution for the many, I think realistically the majority will never buy into it. On the flip side the status

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An instinct for community

I’m currently reading a book that gives an introduction to the life and thought of Augustine (review to follow soon). I have to admit I didn’t know too much about the great man other than his views on original sin, his influence and the name

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Book Review: One Touch from the King

One Touch from the King Changes Everything is an inspiring read. Does God still believe in miracles? Mark Stibbe certainly thinks the answer is YES! The church family I’m a part of (Newfrontiers) also thinks so and is seeking to see more and more healings

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Book Review: The Pocket Guide to the Apocalypse

Sometimes I just need a change of gear in my reading, something light, something with some wit. The Pocket Guide to the Apocalypse fitted my need perfectly. Sometimes I wonder in amazement at how people aren’t followers of Jesus and then I read a book

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Boredom and Theft

Well I got bored with the old look blog and as usual spent too much time fiddling around with the new look. And as I needed something meaningful too make the whole process feel worthwhile, I’ve added theft to the sin of idleness and pinched