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October 2011

The big interview

The big interviewPeter Saunders is Chief Executive of the Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organisation with 4,500 UK doctors and…

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October 2011

Clearing ground

Clearing groundA swathe of evidence has been handed to a special parliamentary inquiry set up to investigate the erosion of…

October 2011

Violence escalates

Violence escalatesThe violence against Christians in Plateau State, Nigeria, has reached crisis point, as churches and families struggle to defend…

October 2011

Poisonous clothes

Poisonous clothesA Greenpeace investigation has found traces of a deadly toxin in children's and adult's clothing from 14 major brands.  …

October 2011

After the riots

After the riotsThree days after the riots ripped through London, Biblical Gospel Ministries held its 29th preaching rally, on Saturday…

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A Voyage of Discovery
Derek W H Thomas

This book is designed to portray biblical spirituality as believers in the God of the Bible express it. It takes a collection of fifteen psalms, conveniently lumped together in the Hebrew canon. The collection of Psalms 120-134 all bear the…

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Grounded in the Gospel
J I Packer & G A Parrett

Historically, the church's ministry of grounding new believers in the essentials of the faith has been known as catechesis - systematic instruction in faith foundations, including what we believe, how we pray and worship, and how we conduct our lives.…

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Smooth Stones taken from Ancient Brooks
Thomas Brooks

"As a writer, Brooks scatters stars with both his hands: he hath dust of gold; in his storehouse are all manner of precious stones." So wrote C.H. Spurgeon in his Preface to this book. He counted Thomas Brooks among his…

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Ten Myths about Calvinism
Kenneth J Stewart

Historian of Christianity Ken Stewart is intent on setting the record straight about Reformed theology. He identifies ten myths held by either or both Calvinists and non-Calvinists and shows how they are gross mischaracterizations of that theological stream. Certain of…