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The Big Story #5: God's Son

The Big Story #5: God's Son

It all points to Him, everything that had come before, the promises, the prophecies, the people. Here we reach the climax of God's story in a person, God's son, Jesus Christ. We don't understand him until we see how he fits into what's come before.

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The Big Story #3: God's Kingdom

The Big Story #3: God's Kingdom

Look around the world and we see kings, presidents, leaders who are very much flawed. Israel had a king - God, but they wanted a human king. We look at how that worked out for God's people.

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Introducing: The Big Story

Introducing: The Big Story

The Bible isn't just a book of rules, quaint quotations and doctrines, it's one big story. It's the story of the world, it's God's story and we are invited to play a part in it...

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Playground or Battleground? - James 4

Playground or Battleground? - James 4

Continuing through the book James, we recieve a challenge to stay faithful to God in a faithless world, but how are we supposed to stay in the world but not of it?

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Bouncebackability

Bouncebackability

What does a former premier league manager have to say about what it means to live with wisdom and righteousness? A reflection on Proverbs 24:16.

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Worship Wars

Worship Wars

Hymn sandwiches and repetitive worship choruses. Drums and pipe organs. Checked shirts and cassocks. How can we get beyond the worship wars?

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Faith And Works - James 2

Faith And Works - James 2

Martin Luther said we should tear it out of our Bibles, but if all scripture is God's word, what do we do with James 2 and it's seeeming contradiction? Blake brilliantly and clearly unpacks James' challenge to us to live out what we believe in.

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Shades of Grey

Shades of Grey

Will you be going to see the new fifty shades film? Would Jesus watch Game of Thrones? Who were the disciples following on instagram? Ben has some great advice to negotiating the media and culture we consume!

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An Unfinished Article

An Unfinished Article

Are those new years resolutions still holding strong? Or are you already wallowing in the fact you're never quite good enough? God loves you as you are, but he loves you too much to leave you like that.

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Mary, Did You Know?

Mary, Did You Know?

What would Mary, mum to the messiah, have been thinking and feeling that first Christmas? Josh unpacks his favourite Christmas Carol.

 

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Simplicity

Simplicity

K.I.S.S: Keep it simple, stupid. We've probably all heard the phrase but but how can we live simply when our lives are so busy, there's so many voices, so much excess?

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Living for the Giving

Living for the Giving

Is it really possible to live open-handedly in a closed-fist culture? Gary suggests that it's only when we give that we truly start to live.

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