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'After Abuse' A Sermon Preached at St John's College, Cambridge

It has been clear for many years now that one of life’s less comfortable facts is that sometimes people abuse the power they have over others, and betray the trust which is vested in them. 1,853 more words

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“Better Late Than Never” Reflections on women in ministry.

I find myself profoundly moved at the news that today the Church of England has consecrated their first woman bishop, Libby Lane.

I am old enough to remember when there were few women in ministry. 452 more words

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2015 Photo-A-Day 1.25.2015

Brahms’ Requiem. A magnificent piece of music celebrating the Christian passage from this life into life eternal with our Lord, Jesus Christ, as it honors the pain and grief that each of us bear at the loss of a loved one. 100 more words

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Can the Church Survive the Decline in Worship?

My Massachusetts colleague Kazimierz Bem, Pastor and Teacher of the First Church in Marlboro, doesn’t think so.

He had a wise and thoughtful post yesterday on… 148 more words

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Logos on tour in Abu Dhabi January 2015

HSBC Championship Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates January 12 – 16

A Tale of Two Caddies

With all the pomp and splendour that is Abu Dhabi, and its claim of, “Understated Luxury” for the tourist, the absurdity of that always makes me smile when you look around you; 7-star hotels, a clubhouse you could fit a golf course into etc .. 295 more words

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As Christianity Loses Its Majority Status in the US

How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a strange land? Ps. 137:4

Book Review: The Church in Exile

Although I worked for InterVarsity Press briefly several lifetimes ago, and have covered other IVP books here before, this is the first time I’ve attempted to review anything from the IVP Academic imprint. 789 more words

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Streams in the Desert

“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the desert.”  Isaiah 43:19…

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