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  • What Would Zacchaeus Do? image

    What Would Zacchaeus Do?

    It’s not a question that’s often considered, is it? After all, Zacchaeus was a Bad Thing. He stole and cheated, he was a tax collector, a collaborator, and a Very... Read more
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    The Spoon isn’t Real

    Last week I filled a major gap in my education and finally watched The Matrix. I know, I know – how had I not seen it before? I just sort of missed it when it first... Read more
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    Aunty Ethel’s Elbow

    I grew up in a Christian home attending a good, solid, Bible-believing church. We were taught from the Word every Sunday, and in the middle of the week would meet in... Read more
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    Dare to be a Mowgli

    The Jungle Book is one of those classics that has, until recently, passed me by. I've seen the Disney cartoon version, of course, but the following scene isn't in it -... Read more
  • The Mirrors of the Ministering Women image

    The Mirrors of the Ministering Women

    "[Bezalel] made the basin of bronze and its stand of bronze, from the mirrors of the ministering women who ministered in the entrance of the tent of meeting." - Exodus... Read more
  • The Work of the Holy Spirit image

    The Work of the Holy Spirit

    What does the work of the Holy Spirit look like in our lives? It could be a little bit like this: Read more
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    When the tricks of the trade don’t work

    On Tuesday, Andrew Bunt posted some of his ‘tricks of the trade’ in wrestling with knotty ethical issues. The first was to focus on what the Bible says before... Read more
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    Global Glory

    “…who, for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame…”

    I don’t know about you, but I’ve never really thought that the shame of the cross...
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    What Not to Say When Someone Confesses Their Sin

    Confession: I waste an awful lot of my time. Just comparing Andrew Wilson's reading list for the year with mine puts me to shame. And I haven't written as many blog... Read more
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    When I grow up…

    For the first couple of decades of life it seems we're constantly - or at least regularly - asked what we want to be when we grow up/leave school/graduate. And in our... Read more