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All articles by Andrew Rowell

The author is pastor of Grace Evangelical Church, Carlisle, and online and reviews editor for Evangelical Times.

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November 2020
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Should we be doing more to establish Christian schools?

About 25 years ago I attended a Christian Institute event where the title of the meeting was ‘How we can exert a Christian influence in education’. I had experience of teaching in a state secondary school and the question in my mind at the end of the meeting was this: can we exert a…

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October 2020
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Have we lost our vision for Christian education?

S. J. Curtis, in his History of Education in Great Britain tells us, ‘The important fact, so often forgotten in modern times when the State plays such a predominant part in education, is that the English schools were the offspring of the Church, which regarded them as one of its chief instruments in the…

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September 2020
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The importance of Christian education

The question of how we educate our children is not a matter of indifference or personal taste for Christian disciples. Our God is a literate God! His handwriting is at the centre of his covenant relationship with his people (Exodus 32:15-16, 34:1) This original writing of God is intended to act as a signature…

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April 2020
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Special Arrangements

Coronavirus Crisis For the duration of the coronavirus crisis, we have a new telephone number. 020 8054 6937 This is a situation of extraordinary difficulty but also of many unusual opportunities to demonstrate love, compassion, kindness and the good news of Jesus. We want to use the resources that we have to the glory…

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April 2020
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Coronavirus Epidemic

Please be aware that the rapid developments with regards to the Coronavirus epidemic have rendered many event announcements and church worship arrangements inaccurate. Please contact individual churches to find out specific arrangements. We have endeavoured to maintain accurate contact details for churches in our database. Our April issue went to press in quite difficult…

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World Mission

Warning – dangerous weapons! – A globe and a wall map

William Carey loved maps! He sewed together a large globe made from coloured, left over scraps of shoe leather. He would use it when teaching children. It is said that the young people would sometimes be surprised at his geography lessons. When teaching about some far-off country he would burst out with an agonised,…

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‘Must read’ books…

The Apostle John was banished to the Island of Patmos…  He had many memories of Jesus some of which he had committed to writing in his gospel. We know that he wrote at least one scroll while on the island. We do not know whether he was allowed to take any scrolls with him.…

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