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    J.I Packer

    2016-01-14T00:00:00Z

    Krish Kandiah meets the veteran evangelical theologian

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    Holy Places

    2016-01-14T00:00:00Z

    Six Christians talk about the sacred spaces in which they experience the presence and holiness of God

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    Teetotalism: a historic hangover

    2016-01-14T00:00:00Z

    Some churches teach that drinking alcohol is a sin. David Instone-Brewer investigates whether the Bible agrees with them

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    What's that in your eye?

    2016-01-14T00:00:00Z

    It happened a few months ago, Parliament was debating air strikes, and there was a row about a comment that the Prime Minister allegedly made, suggesting that anyone who opposed the motion to bomb was a ‘terrorist sympathiser’. Describing the remark as a ‘desperate and contemptible slur’, members of the Opposition repeatedly demanded an apology during the debate. But they asked in vain.

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    Hear No Evil: The Right To Not Be Offended

    2016-01-14T00:00:00Z

    When does free speech become hate speech? James Mumford argues that a thin-skinned society must recover the ability to be offended

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    The Road From Damascus

    2016-01-14T00:00:00Z

    More than one million refugees have arrived in Lebanon after fleeing the conflict in Syria. Sam Hailes visited the country to find out how the Church is responding

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    The Letter of Simon Ponsonby to the UK Church

    2016-01-14T00:00:00Z

    Rev Simon Ponsonby says we must hold fast to the truth and centrality of the gospel if our message is not to be shaped by society’s norms

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    Beauty from Brokenness

    2016-01-14T00:00:00Z

    A Rocha UK has completed a four-year project to transform a three acre rubbish-filled waste ground in Norwood Green, west London, into a community hub.

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    Discovering The Lost Art of Friendship

    2016-01-14T00:00:00Z

    Friendship plays second fiddle to romance in popular culture, says Tim Keller. Drawing on his sermon on Proverbs, we present lessons on reclaiming a deeply Christian relationship

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    Abide With Me

    2016-01-14T00:00:00Z

    Rob Parsons

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    4 New Theological Ideas You Need To Know About

    2016-01-14T00:00:00Z

    Theology isn’t meant to remain within the confines of theological college. Justin Brierley presents a rough guide to some of the most exciting (and controversial) concepts that are trickling down to Christians in the pew today

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    A one woman man

    2015-12-16T00:00:00Z

    Many churches teach that Christian leaders must never have been divorced, quoting 1 Timothy 3:12: ‘the husband of one wife’ (KJV). But the apostle Paul had something else in mind, says our doctrine detective David Instone-Brewer 

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    The ten-minute guide to… Martin Luther

    2015-12-16T00:00:00Z

    Martin Luther’s understanding of salvation ‘by faith alone’ revolutionised the Church and redirected its future

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    Crafting a message

    2015-12-16T00:00:00Z

    Christian campaigners are shunning placards in favour of using crafting skills to challenge the status quo

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    The Premier Christianity Guide to Star Wars

    2015-12-16T00:00:00Z

    As the latest episode hits cinemas, die-hard fan Jamie Cutteridge explains everything you need to know (and plenty you probably don’t) about the world’s biggest movie franchise 

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    Rahil Patel: From Hindu priest to peace-filled Christian

    2015-12-16T00:00:00Z

    Rahil Patel decided to become a Hindu priest. But inner peace eluded him – until he walked into a church

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    How a happy-clappy charismatic rediscovered the liturgical seasons

    2015-12-16T00:00:00Z

    Ishmaelis best known for his hi-octane songs, which a generation of children grew up singing in church. But this free-spirited, punkinfluenced Christian music pioneer, could never have predicted the direction that his spirituality would lead 

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    Bethel Church: Heaven on Earth?

    2015-12-16T00:00:00Z

    California’s most prominent charismatic church, led by Bill Johnson, divides opinion. Andy Peck finds out why some believe Bethel is seeing heaven come to earth, and others claim that it’s a deception 

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    Gavin and Anne Calver

    2015-12-16T00:00:00Z

    The Evangelical Alliance director for mission England, Gavin Calver, and his wife, Anne, a trainee Baptist minister, are the theme leaders for this year’s Spring Harvest. Lucinda van der Hart meets them   

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    Locked-in but not Abandoned

    2015-12-16T00:00:00Z

    At the age of 33, Andy Davies experienced a stroke, leaving him with Locked-in syndrome. He and his wife Emmashare how their entire world has been turned upside down – and yet somehow, they have held on to faith in a healing God