Chine Mbubaegbu

If you forgive

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lights

“I’ll leave the forgiveness business to the victims of major wrongdoing.”


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Can chutney change the world?

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Jam Girls

“Make use of what you have; care about your resources, embrace oddity.”


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Confessions of a glory-seeker

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moyescr

“It’s a place many United fans of my age have never really been. The thought of not supporting the winning side is painful. And it’s made me question just what it is that is so repulsive about losing.”


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30 things I hope I learn in my 30s

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30 threads

I have exactly one week left of my 20s.


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Syria: why I forgot

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For a moment, we fixed our eyes on Syria. And then life went on.


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Jesus wasn’t hot

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Bible Series

Jesus probably wouldn’t have been cast in a movie to play himself. He wouldn’t ave been deemed pretty enough.


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Make a wish

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MLK

Our dream is that the Church will be a place where stories are told of broken things made whole.


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Baking over botox: Why Leah shouldn’t win The Apprentice

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apprentice leah

From breast augmentation to nose jobs to buttock implants, millions of people are going under the knife to change the way they look.


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When sin becomes too familiar

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Apple-sin300

A man appears on screen. He has just hacked another human being to death in plain sight in south-east London. His big boulder of sinfulness is clear for all to see. He literally has blood on his hands.


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Rob Bell: Heretic, prophet or poet?

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Chine Mbubaegbu interviews the controversial theologian as he tours with his new book aimed at those discovering God outside of the Church.


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Maggie and me: on Thatcher, sin and grace

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threads thatcher

As soon as I start to take it upon myself to decide who’s in and who’s out, I can’t help but turn the finger on myself.


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Black Mirror: On social media and being not-so-gone

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In Charlie Brooker’s fable there is no happy ending.


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Brian McLaren: a faith that listens

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“Whatever a person’s religion, everyone has a choice.”


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Allow me to be glum

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sad face

People are put off from joining us when we pretend the Christian life is all happy-happy-joy-joy.


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Editorial: A better way

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We’re not sure where the answers will take us. But we’re certain that we’ll all be on that journey together.


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The story of a generation

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Avner bts

I wanted to join the army in order to be that good soldier.


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Unity hurts

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cup-of-tea2

The thought of holding hands, sitting round a camp fire and singing ‘kumbaya’ with Nick Griffin absolutely fills me with revulsion.


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A Year of Biblical Womanhood

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In defence of Rachel Held Evans…


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Let’s get rid of ethnic churches

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rainbow3

I would find it odd going to a Church of Women, a Manchester United Supporters’ church, the Church of the Uncool, or the Church of the Latter-Day Take That lovers.


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Can babies smell broodiness?

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Baby face

These little bundles of joy see me coming. I’m surrounded by them. Their little eyes piercing my heart.


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