Monthly Archives: April 2008

How to Tame a Dragon: Beiijing Olympics

The Olympic Games are just a season away and within the next couple of weeks athletes from around the world will be competing for places on their national teams. For years, many of these young people will have been preparing … Continue reading

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Muslim Extremist Jailed in Britain

Home grown Islamic activist jailed for four years for threatening British and US forces, and inciting fellow Muslims to form terrorism cells in UK.   As reported by The Independent   By Cahal Milmo   A Muslim activist who became known … Continue reading

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Religious Battles and Illegal Conversions in India

Christians in Northern India threatened with fines and imprisonment for converting local Hindus. Governor of Rajasthan vows to fight punitive religious legislation.   As reported by Religious Intelligence   By: George Conger.   THE CHURCH of North India has welcomed … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: The Divine Attributes of GPS

I’ve never been in a car with GPS (Global Positioning System), but it must be fascinating. I’m traveling to a funeral this morning in a remote part of East Tennessee and I’m worried about getting lost. I’ll look at some … Continue reading

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Tertullian revisited: Chapter 4 – Tolerating heretics destroys the Church

Some people find it difficult to call others in their midst, “heretics.” We live in a culture where tolerance is the panacea to all our troubles, and intolerance is anathema to peace and unity. But it was Jesus Himself who … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: God’s Final Revelation

Audio version here  Deuteronomy 4:15,16            You saw no form of any kind the day the LORD spoke to you at Horeb out of the fire. Therefore watch yourselves very carefully, so that you do not become corrupt and make for … Continue reading

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Jesus – Troubleshooter to the World

There’s a lot of trouble in the world right now. People are rioting in under-developed countries because they can’t afford to buy food. Prices for staples such as bread and rice have reached astronomical prices that some communities are in … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Overcoming Addiction

One of the saddest things about addiction is that the consequences of feeding a habit can destroy our dreams and annihilate our ambitions. When I left High School, I could have gone to Stirling University to study history. I met … Continue reading

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Christian Videos: Blindness

As Christians, we are sometimes very bad at pointing out other people’s mistakes. perhaps if we were to look at ourselves and see the sins within us, the world might be inclined to accept our Good news message. This is … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Shock and Awe

A pastoral friend of mine suddenly died this morning and I am deeply saddened by it. He was about the same age as me. We used to meet for lunch on a regular basis as a part of a small … Continue reading

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