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When Forgiveness Doesn’t Come Easy

By Lesley Cheesman I had often wondered why people struggle to forgive – particularly those they love. It had been for me a simple matter of shrugging off any hurt caused by another person and telling them that it’s okay. No matter. That was until the day I was deeply wounded by someone. Someone I loved dearly. Someone I thought

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Does Forgiveness Belong in the Workplace?

By Michelle and Jeremy These stories first appeared in the Winter 2013 edition of MOVE Magazine. Michelle’s Story It is rare to have a year in your career that is as good as my last year had been – all expectations and targets were achieved and my boss told me that I would be promoted. Our relationship strengthened and we discussed our work plans several times

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Winning at Life on Campus

By Clare Potter How do you tell students who have just rocked up to university about Jesus? Over the years, Agapé UK teams up and down the country have been coming up with great ideas to help Freshers discover Jesus even in their first few weeks on campus. At Newcastle University, the team offered students a chance to win a

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Stop Fidgeting and Remain in Me!

By David Blower This article was first published in the Winter 2012 edition of MOVE Magazine. There is a story that goes around Agapé UK circles about someone who travelled throughout the United States interviewing the leaders of various evangelical organisations. The people he interviewed talked with enthusiasm about their ministries, their missions and their strategies, but when asked about

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Offended into Action

By Joel Wilson For Frikkie and Amelia Greyling, their family’s journey from South Africa to serve with Agapé UK began with an insult. It was a summer’s day in central London. A group of Christians, including a 12 year old boy, were offering free Bibles and Jesus films to the crowds from the Arabian Peninsula who come each year to

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Laziness or Love: Wrestling with Scripture

By Chris Sneller This article first appeared in the Summer 2011 edition of MOVE Magazine. The temptations were elegant in their simplicity and appeal. They had to be. Satan levelled a precise attack at his prey. He knew the builder from Galilee would be hungry and thirsty after forty days without food and water. The man would succumb to comfort,

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