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Sunshine breaks through the storm clouds

Paula Gooder continues her series for Lent

SOME people understand “living the resurrection” to mean that we should be constantly (and, in my view, irritatingly) cheerful, whatever the ups and downs of life. This is far from the experience of the New Testament writers, who spoke often of real sufferings as a result of their life in Christ.

What it really means is that we enter the hard times with our feet firmly planted on the rock, our souls anchored in the hope that Christ brings. This does not mean a lack ...

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Director of Mission and Ministry

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DIOCESE OF EXETER Growing in prayer Making new disciples Serving the people of Devon with joy DIRECTOR OF MISSION & MINISTRY The Diocese of Exeter is committed to ensuring that its parish...  Read More

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By their fruits ye shall know them

Our attitude to the needy reveals our true values, writes Tim Thornton in a new report  Subscribe to read more

Wed 17 Dec 14 @ 18:08
In case you missed it: The Revd Libby Lane to be the Church of England's first woman bishop http://t.co/8GF7zArD1H

Wed 17 Dec 14 @ 14:07
In case you missed it earlier: The Revd Libby Lane to be the Church of England's first woman bishop http://t.co/6hrrMzvy1Z