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Doodle: Did Jesus Decriminalise Sex Work?

Mission (CMM), in partnership with a local organisation for sex workers, printed and hung a large yellow banner that read: ‘Jesus was the first person to decriminalise sex work (John 8:7)’. In case you are wondering, the verse goes, “As they continued to ask him, he stood up and said to them, ‘Let him who is…
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7 lessons on Wisdom and Wealth from Proverbs

Motivating a building project at your church? Preaching series in Nehemiah. Financial giving is dropping off? Pulpit thumping sermons from Malachi. And whatever the occasion, in and out of season, have Jeremiah 29:11 handy. Though said tongue-in-cheek, this is tragically how the Old Testament is often treated and taught, as little more than a collection of unrelated…
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What Should You Do This Year?

Maybe another way to put the question is: “Why are you here?” And I am not asking: “Why have you come to Rekindle?” Because the answer is obvious, you were tricked by a vague link or misleading social media post. The questions I am asking are: why do you exist; what is your purpose; why…
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Look How Your Father Feeds the Birds of the Air

God alone, is God. There is none like him. This God chose us in him before the foundation of the world. This sovereign, choosing God clothes the grass of the field and will therefore so much more readily clothe us (paraphrase of Matthew 6:26-30). This sovereign, choosing, compassionate God wants a relationship with us and…
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