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Black Dog

Black Dog

What can the Church can do to help transform the mental health of a current generation of children and young people? For it is hard to think of a more valuable issue for the Church to be engaged with right now.

A major NHS report in November 2018 into the mental health of children and young people was sobering. Among other findings, it showed that nearly one in four young women has a mental illness, with depression and anxiety being especially common.

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Oslo's Outlier

Oslo's Outlier

Is there a case for dramatizing real-life terrorism? It was an old mantra of the UK government not to give

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The Wall

The Wall

Most generations are defined by an event or a year. For one cohort it is 1989 and the collapse of the

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Silicon Valley Blues

Silicon Valley Blues

In giving more time and attention to bad things online, we attract algorithms which make us depressed and

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The Black Wave

The Black Wave

What happens in a community when it is overwhelmed by natural disaster and the cameras have moved on?

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Beating Ploughshares Into Swords

Beating Ploughshares Into Swords

The work of diplomats is unglamorous and involves

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Why God Doesn't Look Like Elon Musk - Or Adam Smallbone

Why God Doesn't Look Like Elon Musk - Or Adam Smallbone

Researchers at the University of North Carolina

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The Truth Is Out There

The Truth Is Out There

The Truth Is Out There
The first Gulf War in 1991 did not take place. This was the judgment of the philosopher Jean Baudrillard

In fairness to the Frenchman, he did not deny that the incident took place, but that there was a gap between the presentation of the conflict via the media and the event itself. The limited and stylised nature of TV coverage – the first war to feel like a video game for those watching at home – misrepresented the conflict. Thus, the ‘war’ did not take place.

 This felt too clever by half at the time, but does not seem so ridiculous now the era of fake news is upon us. Truth is an endangered species. It is being picked off by poachers who can sell it on to trophy hunters who ...
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The froniers Of Aid

THE FRONTIERS OF AID
Humanitarian aid is distributed in murky places run by the powerful. Should we accept any moral compromises made as necessary to save lives?
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BRAND BULLYING
Brand Bullying And The marketing Of Youth
Britain has constructed a culture which makes children breathe the toxin of materialism.
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EVEN AS I AM FULLY KNOWN
Phone hacking has distracted us from a far more pervasive digital scrutiny of who we are which is changing the world beneath our feet.
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Smug Media

What are the values we should hold to in tackling today's big policy question?

The Call In The Middle Of The Night
The Call In The Middle Of The Night

Have we become so protective of personal autonomy in following Christ that we no longer submit to external discipline?

Day Seven
Day Seven

When God calls us to rest, he shows us what he can do while we sit back
You shall carry out an audit. If one commandment were to be added to the ten by our generation,