All Premier Christianity articles in December 2016

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    Reviews

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    Q&A: Pete Greig

    2016-11-21T00:00:00Z

    The bewildered founder of 24-7 prayer Pete Greig tells Justin Brierley about his new book, Dirty Glory

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    Christmas worship ideas for your church

    2016-11-21T00:00:00Z

    In the middle of this hectic time of year Katie Stock shares some top tips for a Christmas full of worship and wonder

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    Stadium spirituality

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    In a post-Christian society, where are people searching for a connection to something bigger than themselves? Look no further than your nearest rock concert, says Joseph Wood

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    People in the news

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    People in the news God is on Redknapp’s case Former footballer Jamie Redknapp has said Ivory Coast international Emmanuel Eboué sends him texts about God every morning. “He wants me to become a Christian and he keeps sending me these messages about turning to God.” ...

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    The lookout

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    The writer, Alan Alexander Milne, better known as AA Milne once wrote, “Halfway down the stairs is a stair where I sit. There isn't any other stair quite like it.”

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    Feedback

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    Us election result The American President-elect is reckoned by most people to be a thrice-married misogynist, a sexual predator, abuser of women, xenophobe, racist and bigot. He has insulted Muslims, Mexicans, war heroes, the disabled and various other minority groups. As a billionaire he is on another planet ...

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    Faith for miracles

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    What did Jesus mean when he spoke about faith that can move mountains? David Instone-Brewer investigates

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    How US evangelicals put Trump in the White House

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    Katie Stock takes a closer look at how American Christians voted

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    Emmanuel

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    When Donald Trump was elected 45th President of the United States, many Christians reacted by taking to social media to remind the world: “God is still in control”.

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    We should give Donald Trump a fresh start

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    While we can’t ignore what Trump said in the past, it’s time to move on and allow him to lead in a better way, says Chris Goswami

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    Image corrupted: The true cost of pornography

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    Christians have long warned of the dangers of viewing pornography. Now, as mainstream culture joins in the fight, sexual psychotherapist Paula Hall explains the true cost of porn

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    Iraq's largest church reclaimed from Islamic State

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    Iraqi Christians have held the first Sunday mass at the Grand Immaculate Church since it was recaptured from Islamic State. Two Iraqi priests (pictured) conducted the service inside the church in the city of Qaraqosh while Iraqi forces battled for Mosul 20 miles away. The church is Iraq’s largest, and ...

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    Christian parents are not passing on their faith

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    New research from the Christian thinktank Theos has shown some Christian parents are not doing enough to help their children come to know Jesus.

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    The confessing Christian

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    The Lutheran pastor was a key figure in the fight against Hitler. His commitment to the gospel cost him his life

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    Mystery of hidden Celtic cross finally revealed

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    The story behind a massive Celtic cross hidden in a forest in County Donegal, Ireland has been revealed.

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    Charlynne Boddie

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    Charlynne Boddie worked in the White House and Hollywood before moving to the UK. Sam Hailes finds out more about this ordained minister’s most unusual career

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    Back from the dead?

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    Roger Harper explains why it’s time for Christians to take near-death experiences seriously

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    Ashers bakery lose ‘gay cake’ appeal

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    Christian bakers found to have breached equality laws by refusing to make a pro-gay marriage cake have lost their case at the Belfast Court of Appeal.

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    Canon Andrew White leaves charity he founded

    2016-11-17T00:00:00Z

    Canon Andrew White, known as the Vicar of Baghdad, has revealed he is leaving the charity he founded – the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East (FRRME) – to start a new organisation.