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Opinion

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In half-hearted defence of Hillsong’s VIP worship tickets

2021-10-20T11:51:00+01:00By , Rend Collective

The news that Hillsong United and Chris Tomlin will offer special VIP passes for their worship tour has sparked a debate about Christian music, celebrity and finance. Some have argued the selling of VIP tickets for Christian events is morally wrong, but the Rend Collective frontman Chris Llewellyn sees things differently 

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Hillsong’s VIP experience shows worship music has a celebrity problem

2021-10-19T08:43:00+01:00By

For a few extra dollars, you can enjoy an “intimate pre-show artist experience” with Hillsong United and Chris Tomlin. But Tom Read wonders what Jesus would make of it… 

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Is it Christian to block the roads, even if the world is burning?

2021-10-15T10:41:00+01:00By

Christian MP Tim Farron shares his view…

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There are no VIPs in the kingdom, but we can still honour celebrity Christians like Rhys Stephenson

2021-10-14T10:59:00+01:00By , Singer-songwriter

Rhys Stephenson spoke openly about his faith on Strictly Come Dancing at the weekend. But celebrity endorsements of Christianity are not without risk, says Philippa Hanna

Magazine features

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Philip Yancey: How every Christian can get more out of their Bible reading

2021-08-24T15:20:00+01:00By

As someone who has been writing for half a century, I read the Bible differently to most people. Accepting it as our primary source for what God wants us to know about reality, I also can’t help peeking behind the words to its human authors. I read Isaiah and marvel ...

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How to grow old faithfully

2021-08-24T11:29:00+01:00By , Faith in later life

The Bible doesn’t talk about retiring, says Carl Knightly. Whatever age we are, we still have value, worth and a part to play in the family of God

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Jennifer Hudson: ‘My Christian faith couldn’t be any stronger’

2021-08-24T09:05:00+01:00By

EXCLUSIVE: As J-Hud portrays the Queen of Soul on the big screen, she opens up about faith, music and the meaning of grace