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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

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Schaeffer, Theresa, Nouwen and Vanier…

All I believe chose to live in community in some form of other. So that’s Francis Schaeffer (L’Abri), Mother Theresa (famous nun and convent dweller), Henri Nouwen and Jean Vanier (both L’Arche). Any others?

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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