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Covid-19 and a Missionary Call

If your natural reaction is to look to the future when things will get better, then you are less likely to thrive in mission work than someone who just settles down and makes the best of a changed situation.

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The Words of The Prophets are Written on the Subway Walls

But the poets round here don’t write nothin’ at all,
They just stand back and let it all be.

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Jesus Wept

Tears aren’t necessarily a sign of a lack of faith, they are also a sign of empathy and care for a suffering world.

If Jesus could weep, then so can we.

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Plague and the Rise of Christianity

Tertullian claimed: “It is our care of the helpless, our practice of loving kindness that brands us in the eyes of many of our opponents. ‘Only look,’ they say, ‘look how they love one another!'”

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A Virus and A New World

Whatever does happen, this pandemic should cause those of us living in the West, to rethink our view of life. The fact that the world seems to be slipping out control should wake us up to the fact that we never had it under control it in the first place.

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Throwback: Why I’m Allergic to Devotionals

At the risk of overstating the case; it sometimes feels as though we get the Christian content out of the way and then ourĀ meetings default to an essentially secular way of functioning.

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Truth Matters

Spin, fake news, alternative facts… Lies are a much bigger problem than we are willing to admit.

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Significant Encounters

People can have an impact on your life without ever knowing it.

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So Long Northern White Rhinos

God made the northern white rhinos and he called it good. God likes rhinos – and that should be enough to make them matter to us.

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Where Is The Anger?

Where are the Christian artists writing to condemn injustice?