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    The Sceptic: The Man who wants to turn you into an atheist

    2014-09-12T00:00:00Z

    If you need proof that atheism is becoming ever more evangelistic, look no further than Peter Boghossian’s book A Manual for Creating Atheists. Justin Brierley spoke to the controversial philosophy tutor.

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    The Apologist: Don't believe atheism's latest evangelist

    2014-09-12T00:00:00Z

    Tim McGrew responds to Peter Boghossian’s determination to convert the faithful to atheism.

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    Has accountability had its day?

    2014-09-12T00:00:00Z

    Accountability seems to have gone out of fashion in church circles. Claire Musters explores whether the practice has become obsolete.

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    Theologygrams: Sermons

    2014-09-11T00:00:00Z

    By Rich Wyld

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    Star-struck

    2014-08-08T00:00:00Z

    In the first of his new series exploring science and the Bible, our resident theologian David Instone-Brewer uncovers the significance of stars.

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    The Sceptic: Jesus the political revolutionary

    2014-08-08T00:00:00Z

    Despite sharing his surname with CS Lewis’ beloved Narnian lion, Reza Aslan is not universally popular with Christians. In his book Zealot (The Westbourne Press), he makes the provocative claim that Jesus was not the peace-loving Messiah of the Gospels, but a political revolutionary crucified for fomenting Jewish insurrection. It became a number one New York Times bestseller last year, and plans are in motion for a Hollywood adaptation.

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    The Guilt Book

    2014-08-08T00:00:00Z

    If I were to judge a book by the number of times I read sections out to my wife, this would rate very highly. It claims that many inside and outside the Church face the emotion they believe to be ‘guilt’ and that for these the remedy is found in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. But having confessed their sin and believed in Christ, many continue to experience ‘false guilt’. The book explores why and what we can do about it.

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    The Apologist: Don’t confuse Jesus with Che Guevara

    2014-08-08T00:00:00Z

    Amy Orr-Ewing responds to the latest reinterpretation of Jesus in bestselling book, Zealot, by Reza Aslan.

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    Theology test your worship songs

    2014-08-07T00:00:00Z

    What happens when you put the lyrics of some of our best-known worship songs under the theological microscope?

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    'Tonight's not the night you're going to die'

    2014-08-07T00:00:00Z

    When Jannine Ebenso answered the call of God to serve in Nigeria with The Leprosy Mission, little did she know that armed robbery and sexual assault at gunpoint lay ahead.

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    Disconnect in order to connect

    2014-08-07T00:00:00Z

    Lucy Mills explores how, in this fast-paced technological age, we can still engage in the spiritual disciplines – and why we need to.

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    The course that changed my life

    2014-08-07T00:00:00Z

    Joy Tibbs and Lucinda van der Hart discover how church-run courses are being used by God to transform lives across the UK.

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    Behold the Man

    2014-08-07T00:00:00Z

    When you notice an addict living on the street, what do you see? One Christian and former addict's creative response to the complexities of homelessness and addiction prompts us to look and think again.

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    Vanishing Act

    2014-08-07T00:00:00Z

    A new book written by a secular New Yorker suggests that our self-promotion culture has its values badly wrong. It might just be the most important message the Church could hear in 2014.

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    Fighting on God's side?

    2014-08-01T00:00:00Z

    As Europe commemorates the centenary of the ‘war to end all wars’, Hazel Southam uncovers the stories of six Christians whose faith was put into action both on and off the battlefield.

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    Leading from the core

    2014-08-01T00:00:00Z

    Effective leadership comes from your greatest place of passion, says psychotherapist and leadership coach Maggie Ellis.

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    The Gospel according to Minecraft

    2014-08-01T00:00:00Z

    Minecraft, a simple construction video game, is sweeping the globe. Why is it so popular, and should we be concerned that millions of people are choosing to spend more time in the game than outside it?

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    Christian Festival Playlist

    2014-07-17T00:00:00Z

    Premier Christian Radio's Dave Rose downloads the perfect soundtrack for a Christian summer holiday.

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    At least...

    2014-07-11T00:00:00Z

    My friend lost a child. It wasn’t after a long illness and there was no chance to say goodbye or to whisper a final ‘I love you’. It was a car accident that took just 30 seconds from beginning to end, and changed the lives of a family forever.

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    The Sceptic: Why I've given up God for a year

    2014-07-11T00:00:00Z

    Former pastor Ryan J Bell is becoming an atheist...for a year. Justin Brierley finds out what led to his unusual experiment.