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Challenging the link between skinny and holy

Challenging the link between skinny and holy

Ascetics have no monopoly on godliness, argues Ben Stephens, and we should celebrate God's abundant gifts

Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness

Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness

Continuing our Lent series on food and faith, Yvette Alt Miller outlines the theology that underpins kosher cuisine

Answering God’s call

Answering God’s call

In a new book, John Birch, a Methodist local preacher, provides prayers that follow the three-year lectionary. Here are his ideas for this Sunday, Epiphany 2 in Year B

Prayer for the week

Kevin Ellis concludes his selection from St Paul with an extract from Thessalonians

Prayer for the week

The human face of Christmas is the adult Christ as well as the baby Jesus, says Kevin Ellis

Prayer for the week

St Paul can help to liberate us from our frenetic festive preoccupations, says Kevin Ellis

Prayer for the week

Kevin Ellis reflects on the rich inheritance of faith with an extract from Ephesians

Prayer for the week

Prayer for the week

Hester Jones looks ahead to Advent with a sonnet of Christina Rossetti

Prayer for the week

Hester Jones reflects on conflict with a prayer from the days of the Civil War

Prayer for the week

Prayer for the week

Through prayer the soul finds its true home amid unrest, says Hester Jones

Prayer of the week

Prayer of the week

Hester Jones uses a prayer-poem by Elizabeth Jennings

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The advocacy and the ecstasy

The advocacy and the ecstasy

St Teresa, born in Avila 500 years ago this weekend, is often depicted in a religious fervour. But there was much more to her than that, writes Laurie Vere  Subscribe to read more

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Lessons from history can teach us how to live

The long shadow of the past can not only illuminate the present but also point to a more hopeful future, writes David Monteith  Subscribe to read more

Sun 29 Mar 15 @ 9:38
RT @MadsDaviesV sad piece by Christina Patterson in S Times. Have any youth leaders read it? http://t.co/irRPTqNfgr http://t.co/Nz5GUM9SeU

Sat 28 Mar 15 @ 17:15
"Crude, insensitive, and paternalistic" - Franklin Graham condemned by Evangelical leaders http://t.co/fxGu6MbYWG http://t.co/HDgzZphVEz