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When competition is good for us and when it’s bad

I need to admit something, for the sake of the argument in this post.  I watched The Choir last night.  It was refreshing to hear Gareth Malone tell his choir, “you need to perform and you need competition to bring … Continue reading

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How marriage works and fails

Building on what I wrote yesterday about acceptance and godliness, I’ve been thinking about the relationship between acceptance and godliness in relationships. Just as Christians often mix acceptance (justification) and behaviour (sanctification) in relating to God so the two can … Continue reading

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Avoiding ministry burnout

I’ve been in post as vicar at Holy Trinity for 1 week, I did three services on Sunday and hosted an open house for over 30 people. Yesterday I was at a pastors’ prayer meeting at 7:30am and finished a … Continue reading

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