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The Curiosity Index (10.06.2019)

White or Wrong? Andrew Wilson on form as usual: Should people self-identify as “white”? In normal conversation? In the church, or other specifically Christian contexts? On a census form or diversity survey? It might seem that the answer is yes to all of the above, and that even asking the question is the height of politically correct silliness. But I think there are at least seven reasons for taking seriously the possibility that the answer is no. Church Planting Mistakes: “I’ll Take Who I Can Get” The Simmonds brothers interviewed…

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The Curiosity Index (30.03.2018)

The Final Week of Jesus: Friday You probably know what happened to Jesus on the Friday. The Final Days of Jesus: Friday from Crossway on Vimeo. Galaxy without dark matter challenges scientific theories In light of yesterday‘s post, this is interesting. Why Gratitude Makes You a Happier Person Plenty of good reasons as to how gratitude shapes you. Cultivate a thankful heart. The radical plan to give every homeless person an address This is a smart workaround a frustrating catch-22 for the most vulnerable in western nations. The 3 questions…

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The nightshelter

I’ve recently begun volunteering at a local nightshelter for the homeless and so far I’ve really enjoyed it for all sorts of reasons. It’s been a long time since I regularly worked with those without a fixed abode but I’ve always found the experience hugely beneficial. I’m an activist by personality, I like doing as well as thinking, getting involved as well as reading and writing. However I often found that I got the balance wrong in the past, being forced into more activities that drained me and left me…

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