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May 2012
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SERIOUS ABOUT LOVING TRUTH?

Youth Feature SERIOUS ABOUT LOVING TRUTH? ‘Serious about loving truth’ was the thrust of the SALT Youth Conference at South Glasgow Baptist Church last month.     Oliver Allmand-Smith from Ramsbottom, Ali McLachlan and Conrad Pomeroy from Dundee spoke. Four delegates (below) reported on the talks. Conquering like David Andy Corkill: Like many others, whilst…

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The Titanic – the lessons 100 years on

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April 2012
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The Titanic – the lessons 100 years on

The Titanic — the lessons 100 years on The sinking of the Titanic on 14 April 1912 (March ET, Youth Feature) marked a historic watershed. The official British statistics, given in the House of Commons, were 1503 passengers and crew ‘not saved’ and 703 ‘saved’. In all, 1347 men, 103 women and 53 children…

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The Titanic – the facts and the lessons

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March 2012
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The Titanic – the facts and the lessons

Youth Feature The Titanic — the facts and the lessons James Cameron’s epic three hour film, Titanic (released in 1997) in a short time grossed an unprecedented one billion dollars. It was also the first film to equal the 11 academy awards of Ben Hur.    Unfortunately, although it was up to then the most…

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Peter’s life lessons

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February 2012
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Peter’s life lessons

A famous line of football commentary says, ‘It’s a game of two halves’, referring to a reversal of fortune for one team. Matthew 16 reads like a game of two halves for Peter.  In the first half (vv. 13-20) he made a Spirit-inspired statement that received high commendation from the Saviour, but in the…

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Sorted

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February 2012
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Sorted

Sorted On 12 November youth groups from around the capital (and a few rebels who travelled from Newcastle) met in Westminster Chapel for a day of worship, fellowship and teaching at Sorted. This is an annual youth event hosted by Capital Youthworks, a network of Christian youth workers in and around London. The theme…

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Prayer, mission and justice

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February 2012
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Prayer, mission and justice

Prayer, mission and justice There was a tangible excitement in the air as Scottish students gathered together for a day of prayer, worship and the Word on 5 November. The theme was ‘Prayer/mission/justice’.     Invitations were issued to all the Scottish universities. With fresh coffee in hand, students made their way into the main…

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Living half a life?

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November 2011
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Living half a life?

Youth Feature Living half a life? I recently heard a lady sing about losing her lover. How does she cope? She answers that she’s ‘learnt to live half a life’. Unfortunately, that phrase is an insightful summary of the spiritual condition of many Christians. A lot of us feel spiritually empty. We exist rather…

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That sinking feeling

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October 2011
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That sinking feeling

Youth Feature That sinking feeling Jesus has fed more than 5000 people and ministered all day (Matthew 14:13-21). Fully human as well as fully God, he is tired and needs to pray alone. So, in verses 22-23, he sends his disciples into a ship, to go to the other side of Galilee (Matthew 14:22-33).  …

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The call to serve Christ

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September 2011
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The call to serve Christ

Youth Feature The call to serve Christ One of the striking things about Matthew’s Gospel is the heavy emphasis the apostle puts on the link between Old Testament prophecies and how the events of Jesus’ life fulfil these promises. After the first four chapters introducing Jesus in this way by pointing back to the…

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Film review Thor (12A)

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August 2011
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Film review Thor (12A)

Film review Thor (12A) The mighty, proud and arrogant ‘god of thunder’ disobeys his father’s command not to stir up strife with an old enemy, the frost giants. As a result, he is stripped of his power, thrown out of Asgard onto Earth and his hammer, Mjollnir, is encased so tightly in a meteorite…

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UCCF Link-Up paves the way for new students

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August 2011
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UCCF Link-Up paves the way for new students

UCCF Link-Up paves the way for new students Christian Unions exist to give every student on campus an opportunity to hear about the love of Jesus, shown in the gospel. They are also a great place for new students to be supported in their Christian faith and introduced to local churches. Students heading to…

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Who shall I marry?

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July 2011
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Who shall I marry?

Who shall I marry? My worst subject at school was chemistry, but when I first met my wife I began to experience and enjoy the ‘chemistry’ that grew between us! Some Christian couples reach their golden wedding anniversary and love each other more than they ever did! Other married couples endure each other, as…

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