JIMINY CRICKET

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6th April

Never take advice about your conscience from a cartoon cricket.



YOUTOPIA

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3rd April

Disney’s “Zootopia” offers two dead-ends for life, but the gospel of Jesus surpasses both.


SURPRISED BY EASTER

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24th March

Easter means the end of sickness and sadness and sin and death, and that means it’s time to party.



EATING AND DRINKING

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11th March

Virtually everything can be done to the glory of God, including eating and drinking.



LOVE TRUMPS VOTING

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6th March

Love trumps voting, both in power and in glory.



5 SIGNS YOUR CHURCH IS HEALTHY

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28th February

Not every church is healthy, and it doesn’t take long for its sickness to spread.



YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND IN ME

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14th February

The grace of Jesus transforms us into friends who truly love others.



GIVING UP LENT FOR LENT

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7th February

Too often Lent plays into the hands of dangerously false ideas about God and his grace.



7 DEADLY SINS: GREED

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24th January

Greed is the incessant craving for “more,” without any satisfaction.



7 DEADLY SINS: LUST

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18th January

Lust is not the worst sin, but it may be the most popular. And it’s still deadly.



7 DEADLY SINS: PRIDE

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10th January

Pride is the beating heart of every sin because it says to God, “my will be done.”


GATEKEEPERS OF GRACE (PART 2)

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3rd January

Don’t withhold from others the grace God has freely given to you!