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    Hypocrites All

    Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? How can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me take out... Read more
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    Poor Billie

    Just 19 years old, Billie Eilish is already terribly jaded when it comes to sex. In an interview just before Christmas she described the impact viewing porn from age 11... Read more
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    Babies & Bathwater

    We are in an extraordinarily testing time for Christian leadership; actually, for any kind of leadership, but there are some additional factors that come to bear upon... Read more
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    Not the Think Conference

    Next year the Think conference is taking a break as Andrew is on sabbatical. However, we have a Think-like alternative happening, courtesy of another Andrew. On the... Read more
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    Plant a Tree, Have a Baby, Build a House

    Martin Luther famously (although apocryphally) said that if he knew the world were ending tomorrow he would plant an apple tree today. Apocryphal or not, that saying... Read more
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    Vaccine Mandates and Personal Decisions

    A surprising amount of my day yesterday was taken up with people asking me questions around vaccine mandates. It is certainly the latest covid hot topic, and another... Read more
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    War: What is it Good For?

    As the last American soldier stepped from the tarmac at Kabul airport the ‘war on terror’ finally petered out. Read more
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    There Ain’t Nothing Like A Friend

    How much have you missed your friends during the pandemic? In our churches we are working out how to rebuild community and personal interaction as we slowly emerge from... Read more
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    To Mask or Not to Mask? That is the Question

    Sunday 25th July is fast approaching – the first Sunday in a long time that churches will be able to meet and worship as ‘normal’. What are you going to do? Read more
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    Not Just An Emoji

    This past weekend I was part of a gathering of around eighty leaders from a number of churches (Jennie, we sang) during which one of the speakers warned us of the danger... Read more