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Judas vs. Peter

Judas is the quintessential villain of the Bible. Peter is the clumsy but loveable sidekick. We know who’s the goodie and who’s the baddie – right? It can be easy to assume that Judas was doomed from the start, rotten at the core, and that’s why he met a sticky end. Yet he and Peter are more similar than we realise…

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Opportunity knocks on 22/07/13

This week’s top ten ministry work opportunities include being a church-planter in Thailand, a member of a Christian media and arts team in Peru, a pre-school support worker in Mozambique and an evangelist in Italy…

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Mission is a rubbery word

Next week Rev Mike Raiter will be teaching a one-week intensive on ‘Local church, global mission’, looking at how the global issues of the 21st century should affect the work of our local churches. We caught up with him to get a taste of what’s to come next week.

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3 ways to mess up in Christian leadership

If you want to know how to totally muck it up as a Christian leader then take a look at King Saul, the details of whose reign we find mainly in the books of Samuel. He provides some brilliant examples.

His main weakness, which eventually became his downfall, was that he was driven by pride. He was terrified of losing the respect and love and praise of others, and his obsession with keeping those things overrode his desire to obey God.

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Opportunity knocks on 05/07/13

This week’s top ten ministry work opportunities include being a student worker at a Mexican university, pastoring a rural church in central Australia, being an evangelistic soccer coach in Russia and running an anti-trafficking program in Cambodia…

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The youngest missionary

“Daddy, I’m packing my bags” our six-year-old daughter announced on 14 July 2012. “Where are you going?” I asked her. She replied matter-of-factly: “To the other side of the world to tell people about Jesus.”

My daughter’s missionary zeal that evening was brought on by last year’s Gen12 – a fantastic one-day missions conference put on by BST. My wife and I had been wondering for some time whether God might be wanting us to think more about overseas ministry work, and Gen12 was the perfect opportunity to explore that.

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