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Just buy less

Well I’m back from holiday – just about to offset in case anyone wonders. Caught up on some reading and will post some link and mini reviews in due course. In my absence, I’ve been sent some links to some really interesting articles, first up

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Consuming People

Just trying to catch up on some reading and came across this quote in Youthwork from comedian Russell Brand: “I’ve tried long-term relationships but I’ve got a fast-moving internal mechanism. There’s a tyranny of choice, endless options. You buy loads of washing machines, cars, jeans

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Book Review: Kingdom Come

Back 24 hours from a week long visit to the Ukraine (I’ll post more about the trip, photos and projects some other time as the inevitable catching up process begins) and now it’s time to post a few things on this blog before I go

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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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Amazing Grace: Book and Film

I said I’d comment on the film so it’s about time I did. Firstly, I loved it. If a story of a man giving his life to fight injustice as a result of his faith in God hadn’t inspired me or moved me to tears

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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