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    Have You Spoken About The Lord?

    “Have you had the vaccine? Have you had your second vaccine?” Read more
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    Banning What?

    The Queen’s Speech earlier this week, outlining legislative plans for the next session of Parliament, included the phrase, ‘Measures will be brought forward to...ban... Read more
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    Why We Drive

    “Safety is obviously very important. But it is also a principle that, absent countervailing considerations, admits no limit to its expanding dominion. It tends to... Read more
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    Keir’s Tears

    Keir Starmer, leader of the Labour Party, has offered an ‘apology’ for visiting the Jesus House – one of London’s largest and most influential churches, and one... Read more
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    The Great Pastoral Challenge of 2021

    It is not only right-wing Brexiteers and Liberal Democrats (as Andrew, in his impish way, suggested yesterday) who have concerns about the erosion of basic freedoms over... Read more
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    But he wanted to justify himself

    The parable of the good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37) is perhaps the best known of all the stories Jesus told. The moral lesson of the person who seemed least likely to show... Read more
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    Making Abuse Impossible

    How is that abuse happens in the church? Read more
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    Not A Trophy, A Gift

    After three chapters describing and extolling the personal and cosmic implications of the work of Christ, the first instruction given in the letter to the Ephesians is... Read more
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    Bitesize Bavinck

    It was one of those strange coincidences that I should post about Herman Bavinck last Friday and then Andrew did the same on Monday. This was entirely unplanned and I... Read more
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    Our Prophetic Paradigm

    We are living in a time that is defined by division, argument, and irreconcilable opinions. This is seen in our political debates (Trump, Brexit) and the extraordinary... Read more