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Discipleship in Turkey

Rather than giving up on the seed that doesn’t bare fruit or trying to cut down the thistles, I wonder if it’s  possible to invite people to grow and rise above the thistles, to set their eyes on life eternal, to turn their eyes toward Jesus and find hope there learning as adults to be children of God who takes care of us.

A life of obscurity

I am at my desk preparing to share our testimony with a group of Christian women, and I am wary of a very specific trap: ‘the exciting story’. My husband and I are on a journey of exploring God’s call to move from the UK to North Africa. And in vocalising that into a microphone …

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Brueggemann on Hope

Just re-reading Walter Brueggemann’s classic book, The Prophetic Imagination. Here is a wonderful passage on hope: The prophet has only the means of word, spoken word and acted word, to contradict the presumed reality of his or her community. The prophet is to provide the wherewithal whereby hope becomes possible again to a community of kings …

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How to make peace: Jeremiah 3 and 31.

Part of Jeremiah’s calling was to reach out to those living in the province of Ephraim, north of the dividing line between the southern kingdom of Judah (with its capital Jerusalem), and the northern kingdom of Israel (with its capital Samaria). The dispute between Ephraim (Joseph’s son) and Judah was an ancient one, going back …

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What does it feel like attending a white majority church?

It was a number of months ago that a suggestion was made that we should create a video where ethnic minorities share their experiences of joining a predominantly white church. The video is powerful, giving insights of how we can help minorities feel at home within our churches, helping us become more multi-cultural. Please feel …

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Being Part of a Collective: Singleness Marriage and Family. Part 3: Singles Support and Sending

In Parts 1&2, Hayat shared some of her experiences as a single female living in an Arabic speaking part of the world, then shared some wisdom from Romans 12 on finding our place in belonging. In this final part, Hayat shares some helpful tips and insights for those involved in supporting and sending singles overseas. …

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