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Charles Wesley’s insight into Spirit-filled life

For Whitsun, David Bryant reflects on the theology of the hymn 'O thou, who camest from above'

THE Pentecost story explodes into high drama. A ferocious gale threatens to blow apart the upper room. Mysterious, incandescent haloes of fire dance on the disciples' heads, and in a flash they become multi-lingual. Not surprisingly, accusations of drunkenness are thrown around. You could not ask for a more boisterous, action-filled account of the Early Church getting off the ground.

This outpouring is a follow-up to something even more thought provoking. Turn to the first verse of ...

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House for Duty Priest

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THE DIOCESE OF ST DAVIDS wishes to appoint a HOUSE FOR DUTY PRIEST TO SERVE IN THE PARISHES OF ST DOGMAELS & NEVERN & MONINGTON. The parishes comprise the village of St Dogmaels with the ru...  Read More

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New home, with room to grow

New home, with room to grow

The Greenbelt Festival made its first appearance at Boughton House. Paul Handley introduces our review of the weekend's events  Subscribe to read more

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Why boosts to self-esteem don’t cure all ills

Encouraging people to believe that they are special can be counter-productive, argues Glynn Harrison  Subscribe to read more

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