Under the knife


Knives. They can do incredible good or devastating harm. In the hand of a surgeon they can save a life, while, as we have seen in London over the last few weeks, in the hands of another they can bring life to an end.

Knife crime is not an easy problem to solve. I agree with former Chief Superintendent John Sutherland when he said: ‘We need a long term plan for dealing with knife crime… We need to understand that, when problems have been a generation or more in the making, they might just take a generation or more to mend. We have got to get beyond the relentless demand for quick fixes’.

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Why is the personhood of embryos debated?


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Dr Calum MacKellar reflects on the image of God in human beings

THE CALL TO FULL-TIME MINISTRY


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Roger Weil shares his notes on the subject from Dr Lloyd-Jones’ ministry

GRENFELL TOWER: DESIRE FOR JUSTICE


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John Stevens, Director of FIEC, considers some profound implications of the tragedy

 

The Shack: re-inventing God


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It hit the screens in June. Church leaders – are you ready to guard the flock?

The gospel in African soil


 

Why is Africa so prone to falling foul of pernicious prosperity teaching?

Would you be up for this?


Part of the Gracemount estate

 

Tim Challies tells us a story of a new church on a deprived Scottish estate which of course is a story about Jesus too…