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The Curiosity Index (23.12.2018)

Ten Commandments of Jesus From Adrian Warnock I have spent the whole of 2018 with a key focus in my mind as much as my health journey with a blood cancer has allowed. A single goal. Which I expressed at the beginning of the 2018 as my only New Year’s Resolution: To look more closely at the commands of Jesus. And to learn to obey them. I cannot think of a better resolution to continue into 2019 with. And thanks to the glorious grace-filled message of these particular commands, I can come…

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The Curiosity Index (11.05.2018)

Pesha We’re running a regular evening for people who want to know more about Christianity and last night we had a fascinating discussion about sin and its seriousness. This morning I see that the Bible Project released a new video about the word ‘transgression’. Good stuff. 10 Years Since the Devastating 2008 Sichuan Earthquake I’ve also been working on a book where the author found himself in Sichuan directly after this earthquake. The city of Beichuan was then abandoned. The aftershocks in society have rippled on for the past ten years.…

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Simply Links (16.03.2015)

OK as you can see I’m road-testing a new name for these type of articles. Feedback would be appreciated. [poll id=”3″] So to today’s links: Andrew Wilson on the clarity of scripture Leslie Newbigin’s tips for church planters Mark Meynell on a book he never realised he was desperate for Michael Hyatt on how to make a new habit stick How to increase your productivity in one simple step Lastly, Stockholm has  been enjoying some fantastic clear blue skies – Beijing, not so much.

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Is Depression a Sin?

Tim Chester responds to the above question… “Depression can have a number of underlying causes – guilt, disappointment, trauma, bereavement, betrayal and so on. (Depression is sometimes linked to chemical imbalances in the brain, but medical science is unclear which is cause and which is effect. In my experience and the experience of others pastors to whom I’ve talked, chemical imbalances are never the only cause. You have to remember that medical practitioners look at all problems in medical terms because that is what they are trained to deal with…

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