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Reform Magazine | June 1, 2020

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June 2016

Reviews – June 2016

27/05/2016 |

Dying to self

Embrace of the Serpent Directed by Ciro Guerra Certificate 12A, 125 minutes Released 10 June

When a film picks up quotes calling it “transcendent” and a “religious experience”, Christians will want to know whether it lives up … Read More

Niall Cooper: Stand in solidarity

27/05/2016 |

A Church for the poor

Pope Francis has said that he wants “a poor Church, for the poor” – but what does it actually mean to be a Church of and for the poor? Here in the UK, are our … Read More

Thought for food

27/05/2016 |

Could your church take part in a foodbank? Adrian Curtis, of the Trussell Trust,
serves up a practical guide to the issues

There are 424 Trussell Trust foodbanks across the UK operating over 1,000 foodbank centres. Last year, the centres gave … Read More

Jumble sales of the apocalypse: Beastly piety

27/05/2016 |

Simon Jenkins on beastly piety

A parrot popped up in my Twitter feed a few days ago. He was raising his head from his own feed (a bowl of sunflower seeds) and fixing me beadily with a meaningful look. Right … Read More

Commitment-Phobe: Righteous anger

27/05/2016 |

Moving on from atheism, Commitment-Phobe toured churches and tried God. Now, as a new Christian, the journey continues

I’ve never felt comfortable with Christian righteous anger – or any kind of righteous anger for that matter. How can I know … Read More

Sensing God

27/05/2016 |

A report from an award-winning church project in Hemel Hempstead that provides fun and fellowship for children with special educational needs

This spring afternoon, lots of children are singing enthusiastically. According to Tess, the adult leading the worship session: “It … Read More