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August 2021
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Psychosis

‘Paul you are out of your mind, your great learning is driving you out of your mind’ (Acts 26:24). Thus Festus joined a very long line of people who have tried to dismiss the gospel by associating us with the stigma of insanity. Like the poor, the ‘mad’ have always been with us. Their…

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August 2021
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Evangelicalism in Germany – a stocktaking

Of the approximately 83 million inhabitants of Germany, about 45 million (approximately 54%) still officially belong to Christianity. The German church landscape is essentially characterised by the two large state churches: the Roman Catholic Church with about 22 million members, and the Evangelical State Church with about 20 million members. The latter consists of…

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Words to live by

In the late 19th century, researchers discovered a Latin letter signed by a W Tindalus, or William Tyndale, the famous translator who gave the English-speaking world its first vernacular Bible. The letter was written not long before his death and was addressed to an authority at the prison in Vilvoorde. The bitter cold and…

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August 2021
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Before They Leave the Stage – An interview with the interviewers

Throughout the spring, Christians from the UK and beyond were tuning in to a series of online interviews each Sunday evening. Before They Leave the Stage featured retired pastors such as Alun McNabb, Ian Hamilton, Geoff Thomas, Bill Hughes, Philip Eveson, and Austin Walker, who were asked to impart some of the wisdom they’d…

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July 2021
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Freedom restored! The importance of sharing a meal

I’m writing this on the 17th of May. A date long-awaited by our family. As from today, we are allowed to invite guests into our home to eat with us. Not many of them, admittedly. The government has decreed that up to six folk can meet in a home, or more than six providing…

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July 2021
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Church history and cultural engagement

What can we learn from the history of the church for our engagement with our own culture today? Let me begin with a caution: we should not read the stories of the great figures of church history to feed our fantasy of becoming them and reproducing their cultural context. Not only would that be…

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July 2021
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Don’t substitute your pastor with a screen

Screens have been a problem since long before Covid was an issue. The problem is that, because of accessibility, many Christians are quick to make famous pastors their pastors. While there are many great things we can learn online from people like Alistair Begg, John Piper, Mark Dever, John MacArthur, Ligon Duncan, and others,…

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