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Wikipedia explains

A day rarely goes by where I don’t find myself on Wikipedia for some reason or other and it occurred to me that I’d never read the article on consumerism and then one thing of course leads to another and you’re reading an article on

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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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Separating Kingdom and Culture

This past weekend I was doing some teaching on the Kingdom of God with some students and at the end of the final session we began to discuss what marks the lifestyle of a member of the kingdom of God. What was interesting was initially

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Book Review: Serve God Save the Planet

Serve God Save the Planet was part of our holiday reading and both the better half and I found it refreshing to read of Americans that cared. Sleeth has done some drastic trimming of his families lifestyle (although to be fair it did sound a

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Contentment is great gain

It was a real pleasure to take some time just reading the scriptures on holiday without the pressure of talks to write, simply letting different things jump off the page and start me thinking. What hit me afresh was that consistently in many different places

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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