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    Is the Church failing gay Christians?

    2015-02-11T00:00:00Z

    Whatever badge they wear, same-sex attracted believers need church support. Steve Chalke and Sean Doherty share different views on how that should happen.

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    The stories behind the songs

    2015-02-11T00:00:00Z

    We sing them in church every Sunday, but have you ever stopped to wonder how a song came to be? Joy Tibbs explores the backstory behind some of our favourite worship anthems...and a few less familiar ones.

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    The Godpreneurs

    2015-02-10T00:00:00Z

    ‘The disciple stands as an envoy or a receiver by which the kingdom of God is conveyed into every quarter of human affairs.’

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    How beautiful are the beats

    2015-02-10T00:00:00Z

    Most rap music comes with a ‘parental advisory’ warning on the album cover. But Guvna B, one of a number of rising UK artists, says a new generation is injecting hope into the hip-hop scene.

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    From atheist reporter to Christian activist

    2015-02-10T00:00:00Z

    American journalist Sara Miles was an atheist when she found herself wandering into a church and taking Communion. Since then, she has founded a ministry known as The Food Pantry, which she describes as an extension of the Eucharist.

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    Ruth Padilla DeBorst

    2015-02-09T00:00:00Z

    Theologians are sometimes perceived as dry, dusty eggheads, but that image couldn’t be more wrong where Ruth Padilla DeBorst is concerned. A leading Latin American voice in a movement that aims to make theology more relevant to everyday life, Padilla DeBorst has worked in mission extensively and lives in an intentional community.

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    Flat-pack creation

    2015-02-09T00:00:00Z

    Rich Wyld's latest Theologygram.

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    Healing the scars of child marriage

    2015-02-09T00:00:00Z

    Around 25% of women across the world were married before the age of 18. Joe Ware explores how the illegal practice in Ethiopia has deeply affected the country’s women, and how they are fighting back.

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    Bingeflix

    2015-02-09T00:00:00Z

    The way we consume TV is changing: we can now watch what we want, whenever we want. And binge view as much as we like. Martin Saunders unravels the pros and cons of streamed TV.

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    Can you weigh a spirit?

    2015-01-07T00:00:00Z

    David Instone-Brewer delves into neurology and explores the nature of the human spirit.

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    R T Kendall

    2015-01-07T00:00:00Z

    Having spent 25 years in ministry in London, RT Kendall has become one of Britain’s best-loved American preachers. He speaks to Justin Brierley about a life dedicated to the Word and Spirit

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    Judge not lest ...

    2015-01-07T00:00:00Z

    I made a bad mistake. I realise that this in itself isn’t earth-shattering news, but this was a really bad mistake. And I didn’t realise I had made it for more than a week.

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    Hollywood finds God

    2015-01-07T00:00:00Z

    Hollywood’s latest darling appears to be God. Simon Carver explores the new onscreen fascination with all things Christian

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    The shelter of Egypt

    2015-01-07T00:00:00Z

    When an Egyptian Christian pastor opened the doors of his church to become a field hospital for Muslims and Christians during the Egyptian Revolution, a miracle began to take place.

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    Election special: Ed Miliband

    2015-01-07T00:00:00Z

    In an exclusive interview ahead of May’s general election, Labour leader Ed Miliband talks church, politics and the need for Christians to get involved.

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    Bible College: Yesterday, today and forever

    2015-01-07T00:00:00Z

    UK theological education has undergone a raft of changes in the past century. But if our Bible colleges are to continue to win, train and send out the church leaders of tomorrow, there will be more change ahead.

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    Alpine Love

    2015-01-07T00:00:00Z

    Snowboarder Jörg Walcher and diver Jacqueline Schneider unexpectedly encountered the love of God before falling in love with each other.

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    Grey Matter: 50 Shades, pornography and the shaping of our brains

    2015-01-07T00:00:00Z

    Fifty Shades of Grey hits UK cinemas this Valentine’s day. Six years on from writing a major feature on porn and the UK Church for Premier Christianity, Martin Saunders explores the growing impact of sexually explicit content on modern culture.

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    Refresh my memory

    2014-12-17T00:00:00Z

    When we get to heaven, will we remember everything we said and did on earth? Our resident theologian David Instone-Brewer examines how memory works and whether our resurrection bodies will be accompanied by a reconditioned memory bank.

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    Visions from Heaven

    2014-12-17T00:00:00Z

    Wendy Alec // Warboys Publishing