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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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June 2020
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More than words: Voice, translation, and teachers

Thirty years ago I submitted my final year undergraduate project: a computer conferencing program for Unix workstations. Unlike the conferencing apps we’re all using today, thanks to Coronavirus, it didn’t include photos, audio, or video — it was simply words typed onto a screen. However, it did have emojis as part of trying to…

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January 2019
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GUEST COLUMN: Healthy Christianity: Fellowship with God in the Whole of Life

Last month we began considering the whole issue of balance in the Christian life. We are called to love the Lord our God with all our heart and soul and strength and mind. This means that the truth of God’s Word, under the blessing of God’s Spirit, needs to be grasped by the mind,…

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September 2018
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The means of grace (1): preaching

Do you hear God’s voice? Has Jesus ever spoken to you? Has the Holy Spirit ever brought the truth of God to bear on your life in a personal way? Can you say that you meet with the Triune God regularly? It may surprise you that as an evangelical, Reformed and Presbyterian minister of…

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November 2017
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GUEST COLUMN: Seeing Jesus in an unexpected place

Being a Christian means that we know the Lord. This is part of the New Covenant, set out in Jeremiah and quoted in Hebrews 8:10-12: ‘This is the covenant I will establish with the people of Israel after that time, declares the Lord. I will put my laws in their minds and write them…

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