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Optimal Conditions for Transmission

Optimal Conditions for Transmission

The Spirit of Unity There are two main types of responses to a crisis - problem-focused and solution-focused. If you want to know what kind of a person you are, just ask yourself what types of news stories/articles speak the most deeply to you? Is it the ones that...

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Acquiescence

Acquiescence

Frustration Most New Testament scholars believe that of all the surviving letters that the Apostle Paul wrote, the first one was probably 1 Thessalonians, which is assumed to be have written by the end of 52 AD. It is clear that this place is really important to Paul ...

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Still waters (A Lesson from the puddles of life)

Still waters (A Lesson from the puddles of life)

I was thinking about something this morning, and thought I'd just share with you. I don't know about you, but it sometimes feels like the Lord speaks to me through the strangest of things. A few years into ministry I was still struggling to find a flow in the rhythm...

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The King’s Call: Evening Prayers

The King’s Call: Evening Prayers

Thanks so much to everyone who has been part of our Prayer Day in whatever way today! If you haven't already - please feel free to share with Jon anything that the Lord has been sharing with you as you've been seeking Him, waiting on Him and listening to His Word...

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The Kings Call Prayer Day Links

The Kings Call Prayer Day Links

Once live, all the videos will remain available throughout the course of the day. For more details about this special day of prayer for our nation click here. 8:00am - Morning Prayers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUuFwFMgOFM Click here for the podcast version....

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The Poured Out God!

The Poured Out God!

Why the Ascension? (Part Four) The image of a masked man holding a gun and coming towards you in your car is not one you'd usually associate with being blessed. But that's exactly what Catholic Priest, Father Tim Pelc, did a few Sunday ago for his congregation. The...

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The King’s Call    l   A Day of Prayer

The King’s Call l A Day of Prayer

OK... confession time - I may have been rather hasty on Sunday in thinking that were on the Red Light level of Coronavirus threat in Wales. Apparently, we're still on "black" - which means the traffic lights haven't even been turned on yet, and the easing of the...

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His Rightful Place

His Rightful Place

He is Exalted! (Part Three) According to Phillippa Lally, a research fellow at the Health Behaviour Research Centre in London, it takes (on average) 66 days for something to become a habit. Well, for us in the UK, today marks day 63 of lockdown. I wonder what new...

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He is Exalted! (Part Two)

He is Exalted! (Part Two)

The Ascension of Jesus - why does it matter? Continued... I was reading two very different types of news stories last week. The first had to do with the phenomena of celebrity readings. Of course, people have been doing this for years - but during this lockdown period...

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