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What is an evangelist?

Chip Kendall gives a quick summary of life as an evangelist.

  • Worship
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The English word “evangelism” comes from the Greek word euaggelion. As a noun the word literally translated means: “gospel” or “good news.” In the verb form (euaggelizesthai), the meaning of the word changes to mean “announce” or “bring good news.” The Greek word appears fifty-five […]

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Is the Christian life an easy one to follow?

Chip Kendall shares some thoughts.

  • Rites of Passage
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Do Christians have it easy? Is a Christian life an easy one to live? What is a Christian response when faced with opposition or anger? In this short film Chip Kendall, Christian artist and speaker, shares his thoughts about what it means to live a […]

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Faith and Art – Mary Fleeson

How can ancient Celtic art influence contemporary Christian art?

  • Worship
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Mary Fleeson is a Christian artist who lives on Lindisfarne where she helps to run the Lindisfarne Scriptorium. The Holy Island of Lindisfarne was key to the Christian faith being spread throughout the North of   England in the 7th century A.D. and was the […]

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War and Peace

Teaching Resources and lesson materials

  • Social Issues
  • Text

  Click here for resources on the issue of war.                     Click here for all the teaching resources on the subject of war and peace.

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What have we learnt from a century of war?

  • Social Issues
  • Timeline

As we remember the 100th anniversary of World War One it is important to reflect on the fact that WW1 remains one of the most destructive wars ever. Its global impact on humanity was devastating and long lasting.

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Real Heroes – Mary Slessor

What motivated one of the first overseas women missionaries?

  • People
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Mary Slessor was born on 2 December 1848 in Gilcomston, Scotland in a poor working class family. The Slessors moved to Dundee where they lived in the slums. Before long, Mary’s father and brothers died of pneumonia, leaving behind only Mary, her mother, and two sisters. […]

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Real Heroes – Sir John Laing

Why would a man give away a fortune?

  • People
  • Text

John Laing loved being outdoors, especially on the Lakeland Fells. But on this day in September 1909, when he was 30, he was not in the mood for walking. He sat alone on a grassy slope overlooking the Irish Sea with his head in his […]

Bridge over the Kwai

Real Heroes – Captain Ernest Gordon

What does it mean to be a real hero?

  • People
  • Text

The infamous bridge over the River Kwai, also known as the Death Railway, can be found at Kanchanaburi on the Myanmar border. During WW 2, Japan constructed the 250 miles railway line from Ban Pong, Thailand to Thanbyuzayat, Burma. The Japanese wanted the railway line […]

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Feeding of the 5000

Find out what happened when Jesus fed a large crowd of people.

  • Jesus
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                              The Bible says that miracles are signposts that point to who Jesus is. In this miracle Jesus fed a large crowd of people with just 5 loaves and 2 fish. […]

Advent

Why is it so special to Christians?

  • Festivals
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Advent

Why is it so special to Christians?

  • Festivals
  • Text

In this blog, Christianna explains what makes advent such a special time for her: “Christmas seems to get earlier every year. This year, I noticed the Christmas range on the shelves of my local supermarket on November 1st. It was as if the manager had […]

Christianity and Boxing

What life lessons can we learn from boxing?

  • Life
  • Video
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Christianity and Boxing

What life lessons can we learn from boxing?

  • Life
  • Video

How do faith and boxing fit together? What life lessons can boxing teach us? Jonathan Pacquiao is a boxer and a Christian and he takes what he has learnt from boxing into schools to teach important life lessons. Watch this short film to find out […]

Where is God when bad things happen?

Discover the work of 'Hot Chocolate' and how they help in tough times

  • Issues of Injustice
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Where is God when bad things happen?

Discover the work of 'Hot Chocolate' and how they help in tough times

  • Issues of Injustice
  • Video

Based in Dundee ‘Hot Chocolate’ works alongside young people – who come in off the street looking for friendship and an helping hand. The aim of their work is to bring ‘The Good News’ a reality to all that come through the door. Sometimes this […]

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How is the work of George Müller continued today?

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Müllers

How is the work of George Müller continued today?

  • Organisations
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George Müller was born in Prussia on the 27th September 1805. Müller’s early life was marked with trouble – at the age of 16 he ended up in prison for non payment of bills. This however all changed when at the age of 20 Müller became a […]