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Why The Wimbledon 1975 Men's Final Has A Message For The Speed Addicted

Why The Wimbledon 1975 Men's Final Has A Message For The Speed Addicted

Whether it is writing in the dust or lobbing over the

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Kiwi Apocalypse

Kiwi Apocalypse

Speculation about the future can be an excuse not to think about the present,


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What Does It Mean To Be A Patriotic Christian?

What Does It Mean To Be A Patriotic Christian?

A defining political challenge to the global Church

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Life And Death On Lampedusa

Life And Death On Lampedusa

The wordless documentary, Fire at Sea, will never be bettered in its genre .TMI.  It’s the abbreviation of our

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The Repetition Of Palatable Lies

The Repetition Of Palatable Lies

As the word of God slips from shared memory, shriller voices hold sway. Truth is becoming a commodity,

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Drowning Girl

Drowning Girl

Why do some people scare us in what they are prepared to do for others?

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Why Face To Face Is Always Best

Why Face To Face Is Always Best

The benefits of looking someone in the eye and making a connection are out of this world

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 London's Soul

London's Soul

The strength of a city is not measured in its economic output but in the quality of its relationships


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The Things We Should Never Have Said

The Things We Should Never Have Said

As we age in Christ, some have to battle for their ...

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Barnabas People

Barnabas People

No follower of Jesus is perfect, but some set a compelling high standard. What distinguishes those who are most alive with the faith?

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On Standing In The Desert

On Standing In The Desert

Any church wishing to make a distinctive contribution to its locality should identify where the wilderness is and join the people they find there

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China's Syndrome

China's Syndrome

Nations are defined not only by what they remember, but by what they forget. What does this tell us about modern China?

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Shame On You

Shame On You

The symbolism of the scapegoat bearing the burden of a community’s failings has been supplanted in the social media age by real people whose lives are ...

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After The Snow

After The Snow

Does our response to a sudden moment of crisis define us or not? The acclaimed Swedish film Force Majeure has a simple premise.

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The Hairdryer Treatment

The Hairdryer Treatment

How do we best motivate the people around us?
‘It’s not binary, you can be a decent person and gifted’ mourns Steve Wozniak towards the end of the film

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Something Cosy In The State Of Denmark

Something Cosy In The State Of Denmark

True community may be more edgy and uncomfortable than we imagine

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The New Salvation By Works

The New Salvation By Works

While there is much to admire in a generation that wants to get things done,there are some things we need to unlearn if we are to have a healthy sense of

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