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5 tips to help you work from home

Working from home is hard at any time, but it is particularly tricky during lockdown. Here are five ideas to help you be more productive when you’re working and relaxed when you’re not. 1) Define a space: Working from home has its advantages: you can work in bed! Sounds like the dream, right? Maybe! But […]

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Faith

Trust…

5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart,     and do not lean on your own understanding. 6 In all your ways acknowledge him,     and he will make straight your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 We are supposed to trust God. Right? That’s what we read, hear, that’s what Sunday school was all about. But what does that actually […]

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Faith

Hope: Part II

If you haven’t read part one, skip back and read it before starting this one. It hopefully (pun intended) inspired and challenged you to make sure your hope is deeply rooted in God and His promises. Being someone who has hope IN them is important, but it is hard. It requires us to be intentional […]

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Faith

Hope: Part I

‘but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,’ 1 Peter 3:15 (ESV) 1 Peter 3:15 is a verse often used when talking about apologetics; […]

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Life

Cut Your Hedges

The use of a hedge is a particularly British phenomenon. We love it. And I don’t mean a row of bushes at the bottom of your garden; although we do like those too! You may be familiar with the term, ‘hedge your bets’. This is where you protect yourself from loss by supporting more than […]

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Truth Illustrated.

This is the first in a series of illustrations designed to help us think about the higher things in life. It grew from a single illustration, showing that there is much more to truth than just fact. Our minds can easily get stuck in the post-modern, fact driven thinking that has grown to dominate the […]

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Faith

Give us this day our daily bread…

I’ve had little money. However, I have never had to trust God for food for each day! I firmly believe that God is a God of provision. That he cares for all our needs not just our spiritual ones. Jesus came to bring salvation, which is our answer to sin and the promise of eternity […]

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Life

5 tips to help you start exercising more…

This time of year is such a strange one if you are actually considering making some changes to your fitness and exercise. If you’re like me, you’re determined NOT to start exercising at the start of a new year just because that’s what everyone else does! However, if you are thinking about introducing a bit […]

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Life

New Year, New Me…

January always offers us the chance of a new start, of new possibilities and of renewed hope. The new year can be a time of reimagining ourselves. We flock back to the gym, dig out our old instruments, and start journaling again. New Year, New Me is an intoxicating mantra. We all have things in […]

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Culture

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