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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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Widespread closures of C of E churches would be a mistake, @synod is told

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