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What motivates your living for Jesus?

By Larry Platner I wonder if you are like me when it comes to motivating yourself to follow Jesus? There was a time when I motivated myself with a list of what I believed I needed to do. It consisted of commands to obey, attitudes to change, disciplines to maintain, sins to overcome and on it went. Not only did

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How to Love Britain, Practically

What does it look like to show love to our nation, day by day? The reckless love of the Gospel Showing reckless love often doesn’t appear ‘reckless’, because love is focussed on others, not the hoopla surrounding yourself. I believe that reckless love often means looking to very deliberately do the Christlike things that the rest of our culture neither

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Get out of the ring…and other ideas

By Jonny Potts I’m not great in an argument. I’m hesitant to speak up, I panic when I’m asked questions, and I think of all my best retorts a week later. Luckily, the subject of this article is not ‘How To Win an Argument.’ It’s ‘How To Disagree Well.’ But what are the key differences? Let me give you an

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Bibles and Bohemians – Discovering Jesus in Community

By Joel Wilson This article was first published in the Summer 2007 edition of MOVE Magazine. Jesus-followers and truth-seekers come together to grapple with the Book of Books. From the next room it sounds like a lecture. Glance up at the photo on the left; it looks like a lecture. Sit down with the many 20- and 30-somethings and listen

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Clinging to hope when the world seems out of control

By Nicole Barnard I wonder if, like me, you had been living comfortably under the illusion that you were in control of the small details of your day to day life? Then lockdown happened and we had to learn a new rhythm. Just as we had settled into a new routine, the rug was pulled from under our feet as

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Sharing Jesus in your Living Room (or over Zoom!)

What’s a spiritually inspiring gathering someone could hold in their living room? Or of course, during these times, over Zoom? Five Agapé UK staff members, past and present, share their ideas… You can quite easily adapt the below ideas, for gatherings over Zoom.  I have loved hosting Christianity Explored (an informal course about what it means to follow Jesus). It’s just the

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