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Observations

The Olympic Lie Revisited

I love watching the Olympics. I am in awe of the athletes and I’m staggered at the hard work that they put in. But there is more to life than that.

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Mission

Hard Work, Hard Places, Hard Cash

If we concentrate our funds and our mission effort on places where people become Christians relatively quickly, we will be concentrating on places where, by definition, there are lots of Christians.

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Observations

The Olympic Lie

The utopian optimism of being able to achieve anything as long as we work hard enough has to give way to a realistic assessment of ourselves as fallen creatures.

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Church: World featured

People You’ve Never Heard Of

The Christian faith is growing around the world and for the most part, this is due to God working through people that you’ve never heard of.

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Observations

Jimmy Montgomery BEM

Some rambling thoughts inspired by a childhood hero.

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Observations

Dig In Till Tea

Some thoughts on a eulogy for a young cricketer.

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Observations

Sporting Event of the Weekend

The news today is buzzing with stories about England’s defeat by Germany in the World Cup. This means that many people are unaware of the most spectacular sporting incident of the weekend which took place at the European Grand Prix. Any other weekend, Mark Webber’s crash would have made the front page headlines. The most […]

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Mission

You Can’t be an Evangelist if You Don’t Like the World Cup

Let me admit straight away, that I’m not a great football fan; I’ll also admit that the title to this post is just a little hyperbolic! Football as a Conversation Starter Now, I may not be a great football fan, but there are many, many people who love the game and who like to talk […]

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Observations

A Tale of Two Blunders

You may have noticed that there is a football competition going on at the moment. Last night, England played against the United States; for me and thousands of others the game was an affair of two big mistakes. Firstly, ITV cut away to adverts and I missed the England goal, then the England goalie made […]

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Bible Translation

The Latest Must Have Bible!

You might be tempted to think that this is a belated April Fool’s joke! Featuring exciting and inspiring full-color inserts with photos of and insights from stock car racing’s finest personalities, the NIV Thinline Bible: Stock Car Edition is sure to be a motorsports fan’s favorite Bible. Motor Racing Outreach, a ministry to the world […]