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It is A-level result week. Much has been invested in the outcome. Many teenagers will get the grades they have been aiming for, and their parents will face the paradox of both getting what they desired for their children - educational success with its accompanying university place alongside the ... read more
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We are a small church. The word small will conjure up all sorts of images in peoples minds depending on what your church experience is. Do I mean 200, 100, 50, 30 , 20, 10? Well I mean small as in a house group trying to punch above our weight kind of small. We started with four plus three chi... read more
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“A man who disbelieved the Christian story as fact but continually fed on it as myth would, perhaps, be more spiritually alive than one who assented and did not think much about it.” C.S.Lewis, God in the Dock Controversial Canadian psychology professor Jordan Peterson recently had a sell o... read more
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Horrific stories of historic abuse within the evangelical community were exposed by Channel 4 news last week and are now being widely reported in the media. I know many who have personally benefitted through the ministry of the organisation involved and I too benefitted vicariously from the teac... read more
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Will the trend to define your gender in a myriad of ways last? I suspect that in a few years people will look back in bemusement at our gender obsessions, although maybe that is wishful thinking, after all gender is now an industry, it creates jobs from academia to counsellors, charities and c... read more
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“And what do you want to do?” This question frequently lurks at family gatherings and panics defenceless teenagers who bat it away as fast as possible. Few teenagers have a clear game plan and most like the rest of us will stumble along until they find themselves working for the local council de... read more
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