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Katrina – revisited

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July 2011
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Katrina – revisited

Katrina — revisited Hello! My name is Caitriona Campbell, and I live in the United States. Nearly two years ago, I wrote an article (ET, November 2009) about a trip I had taken down to Lakeshore, Mississippi, to help with Hurricane Katrina relief work. I would like to share with you some of the…

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‘Seek the peace of the city’

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July 2011
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‘Seek the peace of the city’

‘Seek the peace of the city’ Around 2,600 years ago, the people of Israel were exiled to Babylon, a pagan and godless nation. Away from the Promised Land and living amongst these people, they must have had concerns for the future. How on earth were they to live godly lives in an ungodly land?…

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Relationships don’t just happen

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June 2011
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Relationships don’t just happen

Relationships don’t just happen   When you become a Christian it is the start of a relationship with the living God, who speaks stars into existence; the one who knows every fibre of your being, who loves you with a love impossible to change or destroy. It is the start of the most incredible…

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Being a missionary kid (MK)

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May 2011
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Being a missionary kid (MK)

Being a missionary kid (MK) It is true that many ‘missionary kids’ are put off their parents’ religious beliefs, because it can sometimes feel like it’s been shoved down our throat. We suffer at the hands of our parents’ decisions, and that leaves us feeling like we had no choice in the matter. Having…

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Youth Feature – 100 years old, but still Young Life

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February 2011
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Youth Feature – 100 years old, but still Young Life

100 years old, but still Young Life In 1911, two unknown young men from Ireland started a movement that would be used by God to bring the gospel to thousands of young people; and to bring blessing to many Christian works in the UK and abroad.  Their names were Frederick and Arthur Wood, and the…

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Youth Feature Film Review – Voyage of the Dawn Treader

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February 2011
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Youth Feature Film Review – Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Youth Feature Film Review - Voyage of the Dawn Treader C. S. Lewis is probably most well known for his allegorical tales of Narnia. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is the 5th book in the series and was recently adapted into a screenplay.      The story sees the two youngest Penvensie children, Edmund and…

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Youth Feature – Not a tame lion

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January 2011
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Youth Feature – Not a tame lion

Not a tame lionC. S. Lewis' Narnia books are among the best-loved children's books of all time. In a list of best-selling books, The chronicles of Narnia has sold more than 120 million copies, coming in behind other popular series like Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings.1But, it is not just children who…

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Youth Feature: Why not read a dead author?

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November 2010
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Youth Feature: Why not read a dead author?

Why not read a dead author? As part of the work I do with ET, I get books sent to me from time to time to read, that are aimed at young people.  Never in the history of Christianity has so much been written by young people or for young people than in the last…

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Youth Feature: K4K report

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November 2010
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Youth Feature: K4K report

K4K report I had the privilege of being on the kids' team during week three of the Keswick Convention. This was an ideal opportunity to be able to work for the Lord with younger children.  In my opinion, the week was a success, not only due to the attendance of kids (very important!), but that…

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Youth Feature – Book Review – She said yes: The unlikely martyrdom of Cassie Bernall

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November 2010
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Youth Feature – Book Review – She said yes: The unlikely martyrdom of Cassie Bernall

She said yes: The unlikely martyrdom of Cassie BernallMisty Bernall 192 pages, Mass Market, Paperback, ISBN: 978 0743400527 This is a great book. It is the story of a teenage martyr in America, who stood up for her faith to the end. Cassie Bernall was shot during the Columbine High School Massacre in 1999.     …

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Youth Feature – UCCF: Reaching Freshers

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November 2010
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Youth Feature – UCCF: Reaching Freshers

UCCF: Reaching Freshers There are around 2.5 million students studying in Higher Education today. According to the Guardian newspaper, record numbers of students are starting university placements each year, with the paper reporting that 481,854 students were given places to start in September 2009.  The Christian Unions within the Universities and Colleges Christian Fellowship(UCCF) -…

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Youth Feature – UCCF: Mobilising Christian Union leaders for mission

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November 2010
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Youth Feature – UCCF: Mobilising Christian Union leaders for mission

UCCF: Mobilising Christian Union leaders for mission UCCF is passionate about equipping Christian students to deepen their relationship with God, celebrate the truth of the Bible, and get excited about the power of the gospel to change the world.  From one-to-one Bible studies and small groups led by Christian Union staff workers, to training weekends…

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