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An urgent choice

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December 2012
Evangelistic

An urgent choice

An urgent choice I was brought up in Italy, where the standard belief is Roman Catholicism, but I never really believed Catholicism had God’s authority behind it.     Somehow I resented my conscience’s demands for a better standard of behaviour, but that was the extent of my beliefs. I believed in the existence of…

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Words of wonder from a forgotten figure

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December 2012
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Words of wonder from a forgotten figure

Words of wonder from a forgotten figure Simeon is not as well known as the shepherds or the wise men, but he tells us far more about the meaning of Jesus’ birth. Whenever we think of the people who saw the Lord Jesus Christ as a newborn infant or as a young child, our…

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Let’s get this party started!

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December 2012
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Let’s get this party started!

Let’s get this party started! ‘It’s the season to be jolly’, but have we forgotten the reason to celebrate? This year is the last time the Girard Annual Christmas Open House will be held at my flat. It’s been a seven-year tradition: inviting everyone from church, work, school and university to see how many…

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Drawn to Christ

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December 2012
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Drawn to Christ

Drawn to Christ As a 15-year-old growing up in the city of Coventry, I had one focus in life — cycling was my passion. Every day I would be out with the local cycling club, training or involved with time trials. I was not really that good but I just loved the sport.   …

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The sinking of the Iolaire

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December 2012
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The sinking of the Iolaire

The sinking of the Iolaire In the Western Isles, where people over the years have so much depended on boats for their livelihood, many families have become familiar with the experience of bereavement, as news has reached them of vessels lost at sea and their men drowned. Among the shipwrecks off the Isle of…

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December 2012
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My eyes were opened

My eyes were opened I started coming along to Camberwell Evangelical Church when I was just 14. My new friend from school had invited me along. She’d been brought up in the church and thought I might enjoy playing rounders in the park with the rest of her young friends during the summer.   …

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The mystery of the incarnation

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December 2012
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The mystery of the incarnation

The mystery of the incarnation If you were visiting someone in a nursing home and they asked you to read them the Christmas story, you would probably read from the early chapters of either Luke’s or Matthew’s Gospel. We usually think that these events are described in those Gospels and that Mark and John…

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Silent night

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December 2012
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Silent night

Silent night There are few things as stunning as a night sky full of blazing stars. Trouble is, you hardly ever see one. Why not? Because of light pollution.     There is so much light from buildings, towns, cities and street lamps. You really need to be out in the ‘middle of nowhere’ to…

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LOVED from before birth

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December 2012
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LOVED from before birth

LOVED from before birth There is a verse in the Bible in which King David celebrates God’s care for him, while he was a baby growing in his mother’s womb.     He says, ‘Your eyes saw my substance, being yet unformed. And in your book they all were written, the days fashioned for me,…

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Season of goodwill

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December 2012
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Season of goodwill

Season of goodwill Christmas is a very important time for charities. Throughout December, we will all be receiving more than the usual amount of glossy flyers and printed envelopes asking us to donate to good causes, along with Christmas cards from great aunts and second-cousins-once-removed. Whether it’s animal shelters, third world aid or medical…

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From drug addict to missionary

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June 2012
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From drug addict to missionary

From drug addict to missionary Jenya, a skinny boy 10 years old, looked at his parents who were slumped across the sofa and bed, unconscious in their little wooden house. Sighing, he picked up a pen and drew a cross over the last day of the month on his calendar. His parents had been…

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The first gospel tract

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April 2012
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The first gospel tract

The first gospel tract The dictionary defines a tract as ‘a short treatise or pamphlet, especially on a religious subject’. Over the years I have both given and received many Christian tracts. Did you know that the first Christian tract was written by a non-Christian? The first Christian tract was written by Pontius Pilate,…

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