Centre for Public Christianity

Centre for Christianity


 

 

Click here to visit the web site of the newly launched Centre for Public Christianity, a research and media organisation dedicated to promoting a public understanding of the Christian faith.It contains an extensive library on a range of subjects and also a blog.Read the rest

The Story of Stuff

Stuff Click here to visit an interesting web site called The Story of Stuff.

Click play, then sit back and watch a 20-minute engaging, fast-paced, fact-filled  look at the underside of our world's production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff with Annie Leonard exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world.… Read the rest

Global Issues

World This last weekend we began our annual World Impact week where we take time as a church community to focus on our calling and mission to impact nations.

Have you taken time recently to think about how things are going in our global village?Read the rest

Using the Bible to Justify War

War Here is a scary article about the use of Biblical texts to justify a recent war. It clearly illustrates the thinking of extreme right-wing fundamentalism at its worst. It sure doesn't represent the heart of Christ or the message of God's kingdom.Read the rest

Coffee with …

Einstein Looking for a great gift for a book-loving friend? Looking for some short interesting books for your own reading?

A while back I was given a few cool little books called 'Coffee with …' (there are 14 books in the series so far). Each book is a fictional dramatic dialogue with a well-known person based on biographical facts.Read the rest

Some More Favourite Proverbs

Proverbs Okay, so I have to have 31 favourite Proverbs.

What are yours?

Here are my final eleven:

  • Prov 19:2. Enthusiasm without knowledge is no good; haste makes mistakes.
  • Prov 19:3. People ruin their lives by their own foolishness and then are angry at the Lord.
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    More Favourite Proverbs

    Proverbs

    How are you enjoying the book of Proverbs?

    I have more favourite Proverbs …

    Here are another ten: 

    • Prov 15:33. The fear of the Lord teaches wisdom; humility precedes honor.
    • Prov 16:3. Commit your actions to the Lord, and your plans will succeed.
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    My Favourite Proverbs

    Proverbs Our church family is reading through the book of Proverbs this month – a proverb a day.

    For some thoughts on Bible reading, click here and here. Click here for some links to some terrific resources for your Bible reading from our church's web site. Want to know more about Bible translations?… Read the rest

    Proverbs: Wisdom for Life

    Proverbs As a teenager growing up I read the book of Proverbs through about 20 times in a period of a few years. The way I did this was to read a Proverb a day according to the date of the month.Read the rest