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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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The Cup of Wrath

*Warning – Theological post* Ever since the whole atonement debate kicked off in evangelical circles, a few things about it have troubled me. Since reading Pierced for our Transgressions¬†they’ve troubled me some more. One aspect of it is how people answer this question, ‘what was

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The Community Debate rumbles on

Ian Matthews moves the community debate on a notch and helpfully provides links and a summary so far. Come and join in the fun, this is a community after all….

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Let's Go – Day Two

I am exhausted after another amazing day! We began with worship led by Gareth LeLong-McKean, where again we really sensed God’s presence with us. Plus teaching from myself and Terry Hotchkiss on how God could use even a single conversation to change someone’s destiny. Stirring

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Let's Go North Shrewsbury – Day One

Well we’re up and running! Let’s Go North Shrewsbury began today. We were so encouraged by the turn out with 54 volunteers from 5 churches coming on the first day. In fact we had so many people that we did an expected 2 afternoon’s work

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Absent again

I’ve been getting ready for our church’s biggest ever outreach which starts tomorrow so I’ve been a bit busy and I guess will be a bit busy until next week. I’ll post some stuff if I get the chance about how things go, but we’re

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Who are the baptised?

A new debate has kicked off on both sides of the Atlantic, this time concerning baptism. To follow the links to the various debates head over to Adrian Warnock¬†who as always trackes these things pretty thoroughly. I’ve added a comment or two over there as

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This was interesting

I saw this on Ian’s blog and took the test, not bad at all…(well totally depraved but you know what I mean) You scored as Evangelical Holiness/Wesleyan, You are an evangelical in the Wesleyan tradition. You believe that God’s grace enables you to choose to