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The heir to the throne

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September 2013
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The heir to the throne

The birth of the Prince of Cambridge on 22 July brought intense, worldwide media coverage. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Catherine, had a son who is third in line to the British throne. The prince was born at 16.25 hrs, and the announcement was made about four hours later. The next…

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August 2013
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‘I am coming!’

Just a few days ago a sister in Christ shared with Reta and me one of the most heart-warming and touching stories I have heard in a long time. Lula Downs is a member of our church, Bellepoint Baptist, in Frankfort (USA), and it is noticeable that she has a special love for children…

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August 2013
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Engaging with Keller

This article is from the introduction to a new book co-authored by several Presbyterian evangelicals. Engaging with Keller: thinking through the theology of an influential Evangelical (Ed. Iain D. Campbell and William M. Schweitzer; EP Books, 240 pages, £9.99; ISBN: 978-085234–928–1) evaluates the teaching of prominent New York Presbyterian minister Timothy Keller. Although readers…

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Dignity, ‘rights’ and creation

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August 2013
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Dignity, ‘rights’ and creation

Earlier this year, the Equality and Human Rights Commission published a document offering guidance to employers relating to religion and belief in the workplace (Religion or belief in theworkplace: a guide for employers following recent European Court of Human Rights judgments, February 2013; equalityhumanrights.com). In this, they stated that they support an ‘individual’s right…

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Changing our society

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July 2013
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Changing our society

Wilberforce is famous for the abolition of slavery. But not many people realise that he had an even greater passion — to see a radical change in eighteenth century society, especially among the upper classes.       A year or so after his spiritual awakening, he declared: ‘God Almighty has placed before me two great…

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A word to pastors

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June 2013
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A word to pastors

Self-burial is one of the most effective methods of spreading the gospel. It is said that 19th century missionaries departing from Britain for distant shores would sometimes hold a funeral service before they left. They were going to serve for life and they didn’t expect to return.      Their 21st century equivalents don’t generally…

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May 2013
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Where we’re at!

Evangelist Roger Carswell writes in his recent prayer letter:   Don’t misunderstand; I am not despondent, nor depressed. Unless the Lord decides otherwise, I am not about to give up. I feel privileged to live and speak for the Lord at this time in history. But please bear with me as I muse on…

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