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Reviews

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It’s well over twenty years since this book was published – “Awareness” is a collection of material from Anthony De Mello, a monkish guy who encouraged people through retreats, workshops and therapy courses to discover their true selves.  To become aware of who they truly were and their potential.  This great little book is one......
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It does not seem five minutes since “Spirit Break Out”, the previous album from Worship Central . . . but hey, that’s me getting old.  What is not OLD is the sound, the songs and the sense of the Spirit on this great new album. Kicking off the album, “Ready for You” is a track......
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I know, two blog posts in one day . . . I just had to respond to Churchmouse following the post, “Youth Work and Going for Growth” . . . Mouse does not hold back . . . but it is strange, mouse agrees (“I could not agree more”), with the thrust of the report and......
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“The Call and the Commission” // Edited by Rob Frost, David Wilkinson and Joanne Cox // Paternoster With the plethora of material aimed at developing young leaders, “Growing Leaders – youth edition”, “One Life” (springing from St Andrew’s, Chorleywood) and “Kinetic” from Urban Saints – it is great to see a book bringing together a......
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I wrote the follow review (“One Generation from Extinction”) a while ago . . and would just add this suplemental – the “church” is sleepwalking towards oblivion.  I say that because what is often reported in the Christian media are the accounts of unmitigated disaster . . . or something amazing that transforms lives . . . in......
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I have been involved in youth and children’s ministry for twenty-three years, but I have only recently thought of myself as a reflective practitioner.  One of the many challenges in any kind of ministry is to find the time to stop and reflect or ask questions about what you are doing and why.  I think......
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Joy to the World – New Wine Christmas Album There is much more to this CD than 10 Christmas songs . . . you get all the backing tracks (if you are in a church that struggles with getting musos you can still get stuck in and sing!)  The CD also has a load of......
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