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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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Not only dancing in the aisles

Not only dancing in the aisles

From skateboarding to real ale, churches are being used to engage with their localities in ever more imaginative ways. Pat Ashworth reports  Subscribe to read more

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Listen to the Spirit - on the bus

A new initiative offers an appealing means of encouraging prayer, says Richard Chartres  Subscribe to read more

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