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    Are We Standing on the Precipice?

    Serendipity? Luck? A cosmic warning? The timing of Toby Ord’s book, The Precipice: Existential risk and the future of humanity, could be seen as all those things.... Read more
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    The Things We Are Learning

    Three weeks in (I think it’s three weeks but am losing track of the days): how are you doing with lockdown? There are things we’re learning through this. Here are... Read more
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    Face to Face

    How much are we going to come to regret the phrase ‘social distancing’? Read more
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    Camera, Lights, Action

    Many of us are having to learn fast how to speak to camera. In this extremely helpful video Glen Scrivener offers some tips. Read more
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    Wendell Was Right

    I wonder how the Amish are coping with the coronavirus? Read more
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    Dark Clouds & Silver Linings

    One of the most precious moments I’ve experienced in the past few days was catching up with my eldership team online and talking about the areas where we are... Read more
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    To The Elders

    Many people read this blog, but this post is especially for those who are elders in their churches. If you are an elder, your calling will be brought into crystal... Read more
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    Covid-19 and Being a Community Initiator

    While at the moment the threats, known and unknown, posed by coronavirus are fairly overwhelming, this is also a time of real opportunity. Read more
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    Parables of Patronage

    Ever been troubled by Jesus’ parable of the shrewd manager in Luke 16:1-8? Jayson Georges says it makes sense if we understand the patronage culture in which Jesus was... Read more
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    The Best Laid Plans

    As well as helpfully reminding us of the deadliness of death and our Christian mission to point people to life in Christ, CV19 is a wakeup call to the flimsiness of our... Read more