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    Theologygrams: Ministry

    2014-10-08T00:00:00Z

    By Rich Wyld

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    Lizzie Velasquez

    2014-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Lucinda van der Hart speaks to a courageous young woman who truly understands that a person should never be valued on their appearance alone.

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    From rebellion to freedom

    2014-10-08T00:00:00Z

    International Christian speaker Danielle Strickland rebelled against her parents and God during her teenage years, becoming embroiled in a life of drugs and crime. An encounter with Jesus in a prison cell changed everything.

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    My Headcovering Experiment

    2014-10-08T00:00:00Z

    The controversial Islamic teaching that women should cover their heads is often viewed as oppressive. Yet, until recently, head coverings were not uncommon among Christian women. Is this an outdated, sexist concept? Heather Tomlinson dons a headscarf to find out.

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    The Sceptic: Why religion poisons everything

    2014-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Journalist Christopher Hitchens passed away nearly three years ago. Justin Brierley reflects on the atheist’s most famous attack on religion in his book God Is Not Great.

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    Male and female he created them?

    2014-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Our resident theologian David Instone-Brewer explores what the Bible has to say on gender and transgender issues.

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    The female cost of war

    2014-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Across the globe, women are often the worst affected, yet most neglected, victims of war. Joy Tibbs reports.

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    No sex in the city

    2014-10-08T00:00:00Z

    A lack of honest conversation in the Church about sex led Carrie Lloyd to re-evaluate what sex was all about. Was it really worth saving for marriage?

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    Are boobs news?

    2014-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Christian feminism isn’t scary. Hannah Mudge reveals the naked truth about how women are represented in the media, society and the Church.

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    School shooting averted as bookkeeper tells attacker, 'I love you'.

    2014-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Antoinette Tuff was on reception cover at a school in DeKalb, Georgia, when gunman Michael Hill burst in and announced: ‘We’re all going to die today!’

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    The Apologist: Is Christianity bad for you?

    2014-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Religion can be poisonous but Christ is the cure, says Vince Vitale, as he answers two key questions raised by Christopher Hitchens’ book God is Not Great.

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    'Abort it and try again'

    2014-10-08T00:00:00Z

    There has been a revolution in attitudes towards disability in recent years. Yet Richard Dawkins’ recent recommendation to abort a foetus with a disability points to a contradictory zeitgeist.

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    Give me Wisdom

    2014-09-13T00:00:00Z

    A friend of mine is a politician. He tells the story that one year in mid-December a journalist from the local newspaper rang him and asked: ‘What would you like for Christmas?’

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    Life before Adam?

    2014-09-13T00:00:00Z

    Continuing his series on science and the Bible, David Instone-Brewer takes a closer look at what Genesis reveals about the origins of humankind.

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    The Leftovers

    2014-09-12T00:00:00Z

    Armageddon is back this autumn. As the Left Behind film hits cinemas, a new American TV show explores what might happen if 140 million people simply disappeared at once. Is this apocalyptic story likely to leave British audiences ‘enraptured’?

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    Immigration: Gain or Drain?

    2014-09-12T00:00:00Z

    As political parties wrangle over immigration, Steve Bell of Interserve argues Christians should embrace its evangelistic opportunities

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    Make your retirement count for Christ

    2014-09-12T00:00:00Z

    What would you do if all of the over-60s in your church suddenly stopped turning up for duty?

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    Back from the Brink

    2014-09-12T00:00:00Z

    Until 1994, A&E registrar Cathy Wield considered depression a sign of weakness. She never imagined that a mental health condition could result in her losing her job, her family and even her own life, but that’s what very nearly happened  

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    Avoiding Preaching Pitfalls

    2014-09-12T00:00:00Z

    Rev Canon J.John, evangelist and founder of the Philo Trust, has delivered more than 7,000 sermons over a 34-year period. In eight simple steps, he explains how never to deliver a duff sermon again.

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    Guillaume Bignon: From staunch atheist to Christian theologian

    2014-09-12T00:00:00Z

    In the first of a new regular testimony feature, we hear how a series of unusual experiences led Parisian atheist Guillaume Bignon on an intellectual journey to Christ.