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News Roundup: The New Beginnings Edition

NEW BEGINNINGS: they’re what following Jesus is all about, from life through death and back to life again, and to get the month of September off to a good start we have a series of new beginnings to celebrate — but each has come at a cost. As I prepare this post, I’m listening to … Continue reading

Don’t be Scared of Theology!

Before leaving LST I had the privilege of meeting Derek Bigg, a former LST (or LBC, as it was in those days) student, who called in at the shop to supply me with stock of his book, In Pursuit of the Truth. It’s a book that has emerged out of a lifetime of faithful and … Continue reading

Simply Divine, Simply Delighted

TODAY, if you’ll forgive me, a little self-indulgence: I want to talk chocolate. Not just any old chocolate: delicious, Fairtrade Divine chocolate. Because on Wednesday this week the Divine Chocolate Company made my day: a phone call out of the blue from Wendy Rowan, their Account Manager, to tell me that we — that is, … Continue reading

Christian Bookshops: Who needs them?

I wrote the following article for LST InSight magazine to help give LST friends and supporters an idea of what’s happening in the trade. The current issue (pdf, 1.8mb) has a UK General Election focus, including Robert Willoughby’s review of Votewise Now!, featured here last month, and an article by Theos think tank Director, Paul … Continue reading

Small Group Resources

Where do you turn and what do you recommend when someone asks for help choosing resources for their small group? There’s a plethora of material out there, and so much of it seems to be much of a muchness: read a Bible passage, read some introductory notes to set the context, ask and answer half-a-dozen … Continue reading