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The Bible & "White Supremacy"

About three weeks ago, while I was off the grid for a few days in the hills of Kentucky, a contingency of white nationalist, neo-Nazi and Ku Klux Klan members were marching across the campus of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville chanting phrases of white supremacy and carrying lit torches in their hands. 1,530 more words


"Rapidly improving" technology may be bad for your health

I’ve just seen this newspaper report (below). “Police will use facial recognition software”, it says, “to scan the faces of tens of thousands of revellers at this year’s Notting Hill Carnival” (a multi-ethnic, multicultural, multi-everything annual festival). 545 more words

What does urban mission and ministry actually mean?

What do we mean when we talk about urban ministry?  When we talk about an “Urban area” at its simplest, we are distinguishing between urban and rural -between built up, heavily populated areas, towns, cities, conurbations and less densely populated areas, villages, hamlets etc. 360 more words


So you want to do urban mission?

I don’t think there’s ever been a better time to be involved in urban mission whether that’s pastoring an established church, working with an existing church to see revitalisation or helping to plant a new church. 374 more words

Messy World

International Voyages!

It’s conference week at Gazette665, but we wanted to keep to the schedule and tradition by sharing something about 19th Century Maritime and whaling this Wednesday. 678 more words

19th Century American Maritime

My Mother's Son

As a child, I was always busy, but also always alone.  It’s no secret that Asians just assume their children will be musical prodigies and my mother was no different.  2,541 more words


Author's Preface

“I don’t know what you’re doing, but you look amazing and should keep it up” is what my mother meant to say — and how it would have sounded if her stubbornness to hold on to the last bastion of her Korean identity wasn’t confusing the ever-living hell out of everyone she encountered, each day, for the last 40 years of the life she has spent here in the United States. 1,429 more words