Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Methodist Church and Rev Paul Flowers

I must start with a declaration of interest. I worship in a Methodist church in Britain. This is why I have been so interested in the Rev Flowers since he hit the headlines last weekend. There is an interesting interview … Continue reading

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Church Leadership – Do I Measure Up?

There are five biblical texts which look at the qualifications for a position of leadership in the church. They are Exodus 18:21-22, Acts 6:1-6, 1 Timothy 3:1-13, 2 Timothy 2:1-13, and Titus 1:5-9. Let us look at each of these … Continue reading

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How does Christianity translate into Politics?

According to the Bible, the word “Christian” was first used in Antioch to describe the followers of Jesus. The word means “Little Christ” or “Imitator of Christ” and that is what we should be. In Britain, much of our legal … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

I had been considering what to post to commemorate those who have given their lives and limbs in the service of the country. All that I can do is to encourage everyone to read http://mindrenewers.com/2013/11/10/it-is-the-soldier/#more-6096 and to give thanks to … Continue reading

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Is there a real threat against Christians in the UK

Some people have written or said that they think that Christianity is under attack in the UK from the political classes and civil servant mandarins who are predominantly atheist in their views, certainly when in office. (http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/bishop-hits-out-at-blair-523680) Tony Blair, for … Continue reading

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Oh no! Not again!

Yahoo UK News, http://uk.news.yahoo.com/dj-guilty-murdering-three-old-girl-192641154.html#fDhUPOA has the story of a young girl who has been murdered by her mother’s boyfriend. I am presuming that, because the little girl’s surname is different from the man’s surname, he was not her father. Yet, … Continue reading

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