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Discovering Jesus in a Refugee Camp

By Jennifer Wallace 10pm. It has been raining for a while and it is surely too cold for Southern Europe. Charlotte is smiling at the soaked crowd in front of her, occasionally leaning forward to ask one of the refugees to repeat their name as they stretch to pass ID papers up into the Portacabin. Tonight she is calmly running the new arrivals procedure at the Moria

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Five Top Tips to Live Well at Uni

By Caitlin Cousins Going to university is honestly one of the weirdest times of your life. I had the added stress of studying in two places and so definitely have experience with dealing with the madness. My first year hit me hard. When I look back to photos I see how little I was caring for myself by not eating

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Why I needed to forgive myself

Kia Hadaeghi, FamilyLife Farsi Coordinator, writes movingly about his experience of being set free from years of emotional pain and suffering, and how his Christian faith helped him. Something was not right. I was unsettled by guilt and there was no peace in my heart. I knew this kind of disquietude often comes from an unwillingness to forgive ourselves for

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A Healthcheck for Couples

  By Emma Parkin Some feedback our FamilyLife team had from their last ‘A Day Together’ event was: “A great day to make time for each other. A much needed MOT.” Someone else wrote, “Great opportunity to look under the bonnet and see how you’re really doing in your marriage.” This got me thinking about the parallels between looking after

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How can anyone believe that a man rose from the dead?!

By Emma Parkin The resurrection story might just be a fable, an embellishment of the facts, or a kid’s story for some, but many people all over the world will celebrate Easter because they believe Jesus actually rose from the dead. You might ask or wonder: how can this be? How can people believe this story? The Case of the

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Holy Spirit Power

By Jo Blower His eyes were wide like saucers. “What did you do? What WAS that?” I had to admit, I didn’t really know what had happened, as I looked at my hands, which seemed to be looking as ordinary as usual. Seconds before I had laid those hands on this guy and prayed for him. In the middle of

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