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Warning: Spoilers for Stranger Things 4, Volume 1.

Let me put it like this: if you didn’t enjoy Nightmare on Elm Street, you’re going to find the first episode of Stranger Things 4 a little challenging.

Where is your treasure? Where is your heart?

 

TOP GUN: Wounded Warrior

What an opportunity! What a gift from above! It’s hardly ever going to be easier to begin a conversation about values, beliefs, faith in general, and Christianity in particular than in the next two weeks.

 

ELECTED?

A mere week ago, millions of people headed to polling stations to vote in the local elections.

Societies, and indeed generations, are most open to the gospel when they cannot provide cogent answers to the questions people are asking. So thought Professor Andrew Walls, the great mission historian. And that in broad terms is where British society finds itself.

FOLLOWING AN IMMIGRANT GOD

Praying for Putin

‘Not a word from their mouth can be trusted;

Their heart is filled with malice.

Their throat is an open grave;

DANCING IN THE SHADOW OF THE CROSS

I defy you to listen to ‘Freedom’ by Jon Batiste and not find yourself smiling and grooving away.

The horrific events of recent weeks have caused Christians in Ukraine to reflect on what it means to be a follower of Jesus in a time of war. For my Ukrainian friends, words such as ‘discipleship’ and ‘mission’ have taken on new meanings.

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