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Almighty God, shift your arse off that sofa

What the new Church of England booklet Talking Jesus actually says is that a group of Christian leaders, meeting in March, shared a ‘collective longing for God to move in this nation’. For those who do not speak fluent Evangelicalese … Continue reading

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The languages of evangelism

A few years ago in a local wine bar I found myself in unfamiliar company, sitting at a table next to a medium and opposite a committed member of the British Humanist Association. I had not met either before, but … Continue reading

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Evangelism and witness: about what?

Last night I attended Justin Welby’s lecture on ‘Evangelism and Witness’ at Lambeth Palace. Most of the attenders seemed to be church officers with some kind of evangelism brief. Ed Thornton of the Church Times was there, and over the … Continue reading

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Who wants to be evangelized?

In the early 1970s, when I trained to be a social worker, the department was full of Marxists who could assure us all that, as a matter of fact, religion had been disproved and was going to die out. (This … Continue reading

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