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My local Christian bookshop…

…happens to be partly owned by me. We’ve just upgraded our website and I’ve just spent the last forty minutes or so updating all the links from books I’ve reviewed on this site (currently 33 of them). I doubt the sales will ever amount to

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Fatherhood

Well, the big news of recent months for me is that Emma and I are expecting a little Whittall some time in the middle of July, which will join the bursting nursery at North Shrewsbury Community Church. Yet more food for thought. I confess to

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A new entry at 37

Adrian Warnock has been reviewing his blogging year and has just listed his top 70 referrers and surprisingly I’ve come in at 37! His blog isn’t quite as interesting without the comments, but if you want a reformed charismatic blog – it’s hard to beat.

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Black Gold

Last night I finally got round to watching Black Gold and if you drink coffee you must watch this film. I mentioned it back here where you can watch the trailer. The whole Fair Trade concept is not new but I personally struggle to conceive how any

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How UnChristian are we?

 Sometime ago I read and wrote about Dan Kimball’s book They like Jesus but not the Church and then followed it up with a series of posts on whether the same conclusions Dan reached in the US were also true of the UK. You can read

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Choose carefully what you read

On the same day I blogged about reading fatigue Matt Hosier also blogged on reading, which if you’re a bibliophile you should read. Reading is so important as a stimulus to your own thought and development that choosing carefully what you read is key. There

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Reading Blogs

The more I’ve blogged, the more I’ve been reading blogs. Some are those of my friends both inside and outside my church, others have been recommended to me and others I’ve found by following trails from one blog to another. One of the things about