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November 2013
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Reading C. S. Lewis

Back in my salad days when I was green in judgement, some 20 or more years ago, I remember telling a congregation, by way of application, not to bother to read anything by C. S. Lewis. I did not say he was of the devil or not a Christian, as some would maintain, but…

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Prayer for revival

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May 2011
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Prayer for revival

Prayer for revival On Saturday 26 March, more than 100 people from over 22 churches all over Yorkshire gathered at City Evangelical Church in Leeds. They came to pray specifically for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on our churches, region and nation. Some travelled 60-70 miles to be there.     The gathering was…

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If the foundations are destroyed… Maintaining the myth

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May 2011
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If the foundations are destroyed… Maintaining the myth

Continued from Living with an echo The Dome of the Rock, erected on the site of the Jerusalem temple, has inscriptions on it from the Qur’an that declare: ‘Praise be to the God who begets no son, and has no partner’; and ‘He is God, one, eternal. He does not beget, he is not…

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Big Brother

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May 2011
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Big Brother

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Catching fire!

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May 2011
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Catching fire!

Catching fire! It is widely agreed among Christians that we are not praying as we should be, and yet like rabbits caught in the headlights of a car we seem paralysed and unable to re-engage with God in serious prayer. How then can we break this paralysis? We must be convinced about the primacy…

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May 2011
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From scepticism to faith in Christ ‘a Nobel Laureate’s journey

From scepticism to faith in Christ — a Nobel Laureate’s journey Richard (Rick) Errett Smalley (1943-2005), M.A. Ph.D. (Princeton), was the Hackerman Professor of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy at Rice University.¹ He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1996 for his discovery of (and his research on) a totally new allotrope (form)…

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May 2011
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Mark Ashton ‘ Facing death with Christ

Mark Ashton was Rector of St Andrew the Great in Cambridge. In 2008 he was diagnosed with cancer and died last year. Here he writes about dealing with death and the hope he had in Jesus. In spring 2007, while on sabbatical in New Zealand, I first had pains roughly in the area of…

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