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All articles & reviews tagged with 2020

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November 2020
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As we prepare to remember

This content has been sponsored by SASRA During my five years of service in the Royal Air Force, I spent each Remembrance Sunday in uniform. These took place in a variety of contexts (on operations in Afghanistan, on exercise in Cyprus, or in full dress uniform back home in the UK), but each time…

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The good old days

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December 2020
Articles > Cultural and Ethical > Evangelistic

The good old days

Nothing wrong with getting nostalgic at Christmas, is there? Do you remember the feel of that thin, shiny foil Christmas presents used to be wrapped in? Or the Georgian soldier and his sweetheart on top of the tin of chocolates you were not allowed to touch until Christmas Eve? Can you recall the excitement…

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December 2020
Articles > Evangelistic

Coming home for Christmas

The nights may be dark and long and the weather wintery but the journeying home for Christmas is usually fully of eager excitement and thousands of memories.  It may be old, but the song ‘Driving home for Christmas’ still plays out each December! Millions of miles in the air, on rail-tracks, and roads are…

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December 2020
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

This year has been dark, yet after darkness comes light

The year 2020 has been lived in ‘darkness and the shadow of death’. The whole world has been plunged into gloom by the coronavirus pandemic. Many lives have been lost. Many more people live in fear: fear of Covid-19, or fear of its effects on their families and their finances. A second spike always…

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December 2020
Articles > Evangelistic

Are you going to miss Christ this Christmas?

During the 1930s depression a small town on the east coast of the USA held a public meeting to discuss the serious financial problems faced by the town. Among those present was an out-of-town visitor whom no one knew. He seemed very interested and started to make helpful suggestions, but was interrupted. He stopped…

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December 2020
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

A question of trust

The year 2020 has raised many issues of trust. Can we trust the government? What’s their strategy? Haven’t they flip-flopped numerous times? And scientists? Have they really been objective in presenting data about coronavirus? We know MPs, scientists, and other advisers have broken lockdown rules themselves. We are also aware of the rise of…

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December 2020
Articles > Evangelistic

The Christmas census

The Christmas story began with a census, and the Bible itself ends with a different registration. 2021 is the year of the UK’s next census. William the Conqueror carried out the first one in England, the results of which were published in the Domesday Book in 1086 AD. Since 1801, when the first census…

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