All Premier Christianity articles in May 2014

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    Festival Bingo

    2014-06-11T00:00:00Z

    Amid the glacial showers and enriching Bible teaching of festival season, you may need some light relief. Use our handy guide to see who you can spot this summer.

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    Testing Times

    2014-05-01T00:00:00Z

    A (not entirely serious) playlist to help you (and your young people or kids) through exam season.

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    Five Points - John Piper

    2014-05-01T00:00:00Z

    John Piper is perhaps one of the greatest living exponents of Calvinism. His biblical scholarship is, as ever, unimpeachable.

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    Encounters With Jesus - Timothy Keller

    2014-05-01T00:00:00Z

    Tim Keller takes a fresh approach to apologetics, linking the big questions of life with particular encounters that Jesus had with individuals as related in John’s Gospel.

  • Iona Album Feature
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    Edge of the World (Live In Europe) - Iona

    2014-05-01T00:00:00Z

    Most Christian artists can only dream of performing Iona’s range of material: melodic rock, Celtic jigs, soaring instrumentals, jazzy interludes, ambient spaces, prog epics and lilting ballads.

  • Pete James Feature
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    All Or Nothing - Pete James

    2014-05-01T00:00:00Z

    Worship leader Pete James’ third studio album All or Nothing reflects his usual pop style. A mix of upbeat tracks and mellower sounds work together to create an album that is both energetic and personal.

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    The Question That Never Goes Away - Philip Yancey

    2014-04-30T00:00:00Z

    Fuelled by honesty, pithy stories, well-selected quotes and interesting touches (such as comparing first-century Palestine to Sarajevo), this vivid book condenses observation and theology into a wise, sensitive and practical aid to understanding the brokenness around us and responding as God’s presence in the lives of the hurting.

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    Jeff Lucas: Tents Moments

    2014-04-14T00:00:00Z

    Before embarking on the Christian journey, I was warned that the pathway ahead might be littered with perils ...

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    Q&A: Dave Smith

    2014-04-14T00:00:00Z

    The leader of KingsGate Community Church in Peterborough talks to Lucinda Borkett-Jones about teaching on the resurrection and resourcing the Church in mission.

  • Artwork of Jesus on the cross by Johan Andersson, part of a Stations of the Cross series of adverts on the London Underground
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    (Tube) Stations of the Cross

    2014-04-14T00:00:00Z

    Travellers on London’s Underground will see artworks representing the Stations of the Cross in a project developed by Art Below and St Marylebone parish church.

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    Chucking people out of Church

    2014-04-14T00:00:00Z

    Continuing his new series, David Instone-Brewer sheds light on doctrines we may have overlooked. 

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    The Sceptic: Why I can't believe the resurrection

    2014-04-14T00:00:00Z

    What are some of the strongest objections to faith from Christianity’s toughest critics, and can we answer them? In this new series, Premier Christianity will be hearing from some of the world’s leading sceptics, beginning with former evangelical Christian Bart Ehrman, whose questioning of the Gospel accounts led him to lose his faith 

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    The Apologist: What proof is there?

    2014-04-14T00:00:00Z

    Christian apologist Amy Orr-Ewing responds to some of the biggest objections to the resurrection.

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    ‘They were kind and sweet’

    2014-04-11T00:00:00Z

    The release of 13 Greek Orthodox nuns and three maids held prisoner for three months by Syrian rebels was greeted with joy among the country’s Christian population last month.

  • Tim Keller
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    Profile: Tim Keller

    2014-04-11T00:00:00Z

    Ranked as one of America’s most influential Christians and with a ministry reaching sceptics from Manhattan to Mumbai, Tim Keller talks to Justin Brierley about inspiring a new generation of intellectually engaged evangelicals

  • Russell Crowe Noah Running © REX
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    Flood, sweat and tears

    2014-04-11T00:00:00Z

    Darren Aronofsky’s latest epic has divided Christians; yet it’s a spectacular film sure to provoke discussion. So, just as theologians and children’s workers have asked for generations: what are we supposed to do with Noah?

  • Soul-Of-Ukraine-Main
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    Fighting for the soul of Ukraine

    2014-04-11T00:00:00Z

    The demonstrations across Ukraine between November and February were not just about European integration; they were part of the birth of a spiritual-political movement, writes Lucinda Borkett-jones 

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    Faith like a mustard seed

    2014-04-11T00:00:00Z

    Lucinda Borkett-Jones speaks to Erna Simms, whose faith has sustained her through illness and tragedy. 

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    Gay Marriage u-turn at US charity

    2014-04-11T00:00:00Z

    An attempt by the US branch of World Vision to address the issue of same-sex marriage among its employees has backfired spectacularly, with the organisation forced within days to reverse a move to become more inclusive.

  • Pope Francis in prayer
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    Is the Pope a charismatic?

    2014-04-11T00:00:00Z

    A year on from his inauguration, Pope Francis is showing signs of being the most charismatic Pope we’ve seen yet. What impact is he having on the UK’s Catholic charismatic movement?