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The Confessional is now Open

I have a confession to make, today I almost lost my temper, I certainly did lose a good portion of my self-control. It’s one of the hazards of being a biker (just to clarify so we’re all clear: a person who pedals a bike is

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Don't Mess With Your Blog

Oh my goodness! I was getting a bit tired of the standard blogger template and thought I’d personalise it a bit. I spent all day on it after I practically ruined my blog with endless ‘innovations’. Don’t be a tinker, don’t tinker! Really don’t touch,

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Refreshed and Recharged

Just got back from Together on a Mission conference in Brighton. I chose not to live-blog it like Adrian Warnock so if you want to know more head there. It was a great time, I just so enjoyed worshipping God with thousands of others and

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What are we working so hard for again?

Last weekend I was speaking on the challenge of consumerism at Cornerstone City Church (you can listen to the talk here if you want to). Thanks to Clive Miller who followed it up by sending me the following…  “Here’s a famous story that you might have

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Global Cities

Yesterday we found ourselves in London with a bit of time on our hands, so Emma and I went with her brother Ben to the Tate Modern on the South Bank. Unknown to us was what I consider one of the best, most interesting, provocative

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Maintaining focus

It’s not easy to say ‘no’ to things especially when you enjoy them. It’s also not easy to judge the pace your life should be led at. It isn’t easy to reject the furious busyness of contemporary life, to choose to slow down. All of the

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Debating the Atonement

For many evangelical Christians, a debate has been taking place over our understanding of what and perhaps more specifically how Christ achieved for us forgiveness from sin and a restored relationship with God. I’ve been posting on Adrian Warnock’s blog so although that debate isn’t

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Taking it one day at a time

One of the many distressing things about contemporary life is that we are so focused on ‘what’s happening next’ that we miss the opportunity to savour and enjoy the present. Today I went for a walk with my wife, I enjoyed it but I kept