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The Gospel According to Paddington Bear

Trains were humming, loudspeakers blaring, porters rushing about shouting at one another, and altogether there was so much noise that Mr Brown, who saw him first, had to tell his wife several times before she understood. ‘A bear? On Paddington … Continue reading

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On Active Service: Three Priorities in War and Peace

“High Noon” released in 1952, starring Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly, is one of my favourite films. Gary Cooper was the sheriff of a small western town. Earlier a gang of four outlaw brothers had terrorized the town. The sheriff … Continue reading

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Praise my soul the King of Heaven

The “Pillars of Hercules,” which flank the entrance to the Straits of Gibraltar between Africa and Europe were from Roman times associated with the Latin phrase ne plus ultra, meaning “No More Beyond.” Certainly no one dared question the prevailing … Continue reading

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The Pentecostal Spirit for Power Evangelism

Scientists have proven that birthdays are good for you, the more you have, the longer you live. Norman Wisdom once said, “As you get older, three things happen: The first is your memory goes, and I can’t remember the other … Continue reading

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The Clash of Two Kingdoms

“When Britain first, at Heaven’s command, Arose from out the azure main, This was the charter of the land, And guardian angels sang this strain: Rule Britannia! Britannia rule the waves Britons never, never, never, shall be slaves. The nations, … Continue reading

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Harvest Festival

Why do we celebrate Harvest Festival? The Bible mentions Harvest a lot! Lets consider Harvest past, present and future. Harvest Past – When did Harvest Begin? Do you know when the first Harvest Festival took place? “In the course of … Continue reading

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Jesus and Climate Change

Three sermons on Jesus and Climate Change Jesus is Lord of all Creation (Psalm 24) Jesus is Lord of the Covenant (Genesis 7) Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath (Luke 6)

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Jesus is Lord of the Sabbath

Remember when you were at school and you were told that science and religion were incompatible?  You were told to choose between scientific facts and religious faith? Well, not any more! “Scientists turn to God to save the planet” was … Continue reading

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The Acts of the Apostles: An Introduction

The Acts of the Apostles: An Introduction from Stephen Sizer on Vimeo. We are going on a journey this term.[1] A journey back to the first few years of the life of the early church, from its small beginnings in Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Jesus is Lord of the Covenant: Genesis 9

Global sea levels rose about 17 centimeters (6.7 inches) in the last century. The rate in the last decade, however, is nearly double that of the last century. But that is only one indicator of global warming. CO2 levels reached … Continue reading

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