All Premier Christianity articles in September 2017

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    Magazine Features

    The Corbyn factor: What the Church can learn from JC

    2021-02-11T16:46:00Z

    He may have lost the last election, but Jeremy Corbyn also inspired a generation of young people to engage in politics. How did he do it, and what can the Church learn? Andrew Buttress explains

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    Regular Columnists

    Still showing up

    2017-08-25T00:00:00Z

    They are days that are consistently tinged with irritation. We generally refer to them as one of those days. You wake up with a headache to discover that the dog made a midnight snack of your new Ray-Bans, miss the bus on the way to work, and discover that your boss is actually a werewolf thinly disguised as a human being. Later in the day, you’re asked how you’re doing. You mumble, “All right, I suppose. Just having one of those days’.

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    Archive content

    Reviews

    2017-08-25T00:00:00Z

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    Archive content

    Kick-starting the end to slavery

    2017-08-25T00:00:00Z

    What does the Bible really say about slavery?  David Instone-Brewer explains

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    Interviews

    Q&A: Danielle Strickland

    2017-08-25T00:00:00Z

    Taking a fresh look at the book of Exodus made Salvation Army officer Danielle Strickland rethink what the Bible says about slavery, oppression and freedom.

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    Testimonies

    From KGB spy to church planter

    2017-08-25T00:00:00Z

    The incredible story of how Sasha Tsutserov went from staunch communist and atheist to training church planters throughout the former Soviet Union

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    Archive content

    When quitting seems like the best option

    2017-08-25T00:00:00Z

    There are moments when the work of pioneering can be fun, creative and faith-affirming. But there are other moments when I can’t help but think ‘life would be so much easier if I hadn’t done this’.

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    Magazine Features

    The forgotten generation

    2017-08-24T00:00:00Z

    The elderly are often overlooked by the Church. But running a memory café for people with dementia has led to a rebirth of Rev Steve Morris’ congregation. He explains how every church can help combat loneliness

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    Magazine Features

    If entrepreneurs ran the Church

    2017-08-24T00:00:00Z

    With UK Church attendance in steady decline, is it time for Christian leaders to take advice from people with a track record of running successful organisations? Peter Kerridge asks three Christian business people hard questions about the future of the faith

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    Magazine Features

    The course that changed my life

    2017-08-24T00:00:00Z

    From developing your prayer life to working on your marriage, when it comes to embarking on a Christian course there’s more choice than ever. Six ordinary people explain how giving up just a few hours a week dramatically changed their lives for the better

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    Magazine Features

    The Jesus People Revolution: the 60s hippies who changed the world

    2017-08-24T00:00:00Z

    It's 50 years since thousands of hippies found Christ on the beaches of California and made their way to the UK. Andrew Whitman traces their legacy

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    Magazine Features

    Wonder Women: Celebrating 100 years of female ordination

    2017-08-24T00:00:00Z

    Katie Stock looks at the rise of women in church leadership positions

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    Archive news

    People in the news

    2017-08-23T00:00:00Z

    Mcgrath Brand talk God Comedian Russell Brand and Christian apologist Alister McGrath had an hour-long chat about faith on Brand’s podcast Under the Skin. The two discussed whether faith is rational and McGrath explained how he went from atheism to Christianity. Rev ...

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    Feedback

    2017-08-23T00:00:00Z

    The D Word What an amazing magazine you produce! The way you look at most issues and controversies from a variety of perspectives is unique. In the ‘The D Word’ (August), Tamala Ceasar very helpfully and skilfully explained why the Church needs to address the issue of divorce. ...

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    Archive news

    Free drinks for priests following fancy dress mix up

    2017-08-23T00:00:00Z

    A group of priests in Cardiff celebrating an ordination faced an embarrassing mix-up after being confused for a stag party in fancy dress.

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    Archive news

    Is the Church too middle class?

    2017-08-23T00:00:00Z

    Sam Hailes looks at whether Christians are in danger of neglecting the poor

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    Archive content

    Released pastor speaks of ordeal in North Korean labour camps

    2017-08-23T00:00:00Z

    A former pastor of one of Canada’s largest churches has been released after spending two years in forced labour camps and prisons in North Korea.

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    Archive news

    Shop removes ‘Send me nudes’ sign following Christian-led campaign

    2017-08-23T00:00:00Z

    A teen clothing shop in Kent has taken down its neon sign that referenced nude selfies, after a Christian youth worker petitioned for its removal.

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    The God who calls us

    2017-08-23T00:00:00Z

    I am about to embark on a bewildering journey. I’ve handed my notice into our editor, Justin Brierley and am slowly declining meeting invitations.

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    Archive news

    ‘Life-saving Bible’ featured on Royal Mail stamp

    2017-08-23T00:00:00Z

    It comes as part of a set of stamps marking the centenary of each year of the First World War. Private Lemuel Thomas Rees was hit by an exploding German shell during the Battle of Passchendaele. A small Bible that he kept in his breast pocket saved his life. After ...