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Gloucestershire votes against fracking again

Councillors in Gloucestershire have passed a motion  repeating their opposition to fracking in the county. They also condemned individual payments to people in fracking areas and calling for a review of Government policy on the issue. 505 more words

Fracking

Was The Early Church Trying to Placate the Jews with This Dietary Law?

We have been looking closer at 3 Overlooked Dietary Laws in the New Testament. The last installment discussed why the admonition to abstain from food that is strangled may be moral in nature, not ceremonial. 1,427 more words

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One-month Challenge- Abstain from Social Media.

  1. Thousands of times I have been thinking of shutting myself out of social media, but none of the time I am able to uninstall them in my phone.
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I can’t hold my tears,

When i think of the ones you reaped from us,

We live wth so much fear,

Thinking that your existence is a curse, 192 more words

Poetry

Media Journal III

On Wednesday, November 23 I successfully  went ~24 hours without any form of media, although that wasn’t my first attempt at it. Before the age of 10 I had no access to electronic media and some written media so I figured this challenge would be a cake walk. 280 more words

Media

3 Reasons This Dietary Law May Be Moral and Not Ceremonial

We have been looking closer at 3 Overlooked Dietary Laws in the New Testament. The last installment introduced the admonition to abstain from food that is strangled:  1,394 more words

New Testament

What Does It Mean to Abstain from Food that Is Strangled?

Recently we shared 3 Overlooked Dietary Laws in the New Testament. The Council of Jerusalem meted out several dietary restrictions that are little discussed today. These restrictions can be found in Acts 15:20 and repeated in Acts 15:29 and 21:25: 827 more words

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