Have you ever been told that you never get a second chance to make a first impression or perhaps that you should "Dress for Success"? Like it or not, we live in a world where we are judged by our appearance.
Do those words annoy you as much as they do me? Recently there seems to have been a spate of interviews and sound-bites in which Members of Parliament have asserted that they know what it is like for us. We’re all going through this recession together so they understand what it is like for everyone, whatever their circumstances.
Last year a piece of research showed that the UK as a nation is a little confused about the details of the story behind Christmas. This year we’re not even sure we believe it. ‘What’s the problem’ you ask? Well, I’m wondering how someone can call himself or herself a Christian and not believe the basics. Even more than that I’m wondering what you think.
Today they pretty much crucified Christianity. Buried it. In the place where its founder is supposed to have been crucified, and buried, his followers conspired to betray him all over again. With a Glaswegian Kiss. At the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in Jerusalem, a mass brawl broke out between Greek Orthodox and Armenian monks, who traded kicks and punches at the shrine, until the Israeli Police started making arrests.
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Our famous follower in these pages is John Wesley, the 18th-century preacher who took his message to the streets and became the unwitting founder of Methodism.
Follow Jackie's story to Hong Kong and her work among drug addicts and the gangs of the walled city.
Below you will find links to the story of Francis, some famous quotes and links to further reading.
In this module we explore the extraordinary imagination of CS Lewis. Below and in the links to the right you will find more about his story, his writing – both the famous Narnia books but also his science fiction writing and non fiction theology. And we review the recent Hollywood adaptation.
Follow the story of Corrie ten Boom in five short episodes, from perilous times hiding Jews from the Nazis through to her time in a concentration camp – click on the story link below to begin or use the links to the right.
Interested in knowing more about the life and work of Corrie ten Boom? Follow links to relevant websites and books, with direct online ordering below.
"There is no pit so deep that God’s love is not deeper still." Read inspiring quotes by Corrie ten Boom.
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