Monthly Archives: July 2011

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Ring the Bell: Round 2

In some ways I’m glad this discussion hasn’t just completely disappeared because that would show that we too have the attention span of a goldfish in keeping with much of contemporary western culture.┬áHere are some further thoughts and reflections on the debate: Tim Challies reflects

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Book Review: Conspiracy of the Insignificant

Young people don’t always get good PR and sometimes for good reasons. Gang violence, teenage pregnancies, anti-social behaviour, lack of education, employment and general delinquency can all add up to ruining lives young. These issues can be especially entrenched in some of the poorer estates

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I link therefore I am (05.07.2011)

Matt Hosier pulls no punches and calls Facebook ‘Satan’. I think he has a point but Tim Simmonds disagrees Dave Bish reflects on Marcus Brigstocke’s reflections on God Justin Taylor has an interesting post on the gospel and the gay moral revolution

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Trueman on consumerism

Q has a brief article from Carl Trueman on the perils of consumerism, it has some great quotes and insights. I’ve reproduced it all here for discussion. Q: You argue at great length about the negative impact of consumerism on the Church. How has it

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I link therefore I am (04.07.11)

This is our last week in Shrewsbury, which has been our home all our married life. Big week. Trevor Saxby offers some great quotes from the great Basil of Caesarea on simplicity Matt Hosier on the importance of a keel More Yes Minister gems, this

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I link therefore I am (01.07.2011)

It’s been a while since I mentioned climate change, but Jeremy explains why he writes about it This ten minute video explains why too much choice can make us feel anxious (HT: Freakonomics) This piece by Symon Hill is interesting but not because I agree