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Reform Magazine | November 16, 2018

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November 2018

Go deeper into faith

30/10/2018 |

Alister McGrath explores the meaning of discipleship

For many people, the word ‘discipleship’ seems very old-fashioned. It sits uneasily alongside the emphasis on entrepreneurial leadership which has become so important to many denominations. Yet we need to keep on using … Read More

No more money for oil: Divest or engage? Part one

30/10/2018 |

With climate experts announcing that we have 12 years to contain climate change, is it time for all Churches to stop investing in fossil fuel companies? asks Operation Noah’s James Buchanan. Next month, the United Reformed Church’s investors respond

What … Read More

On God’s refrigerator

30/10/2018 |

Melba Pattillo Beals was one of the ‘Little Rock Nine’ – the first group of black students to integrate into Little Rock Central High School, Arkansas, in 1957. The students faced violence and were escorted by paratroopers. Here, she recalls … Read More

Commitment-Phobe: Noisy answered prayer

30/10/2018 |

Trouble with my neighbour, part three

I don’t get on with my neighbour. My neighbour does not get on with me. Life goes on.

Most of the time it does not matter. When I am not too busy or too … Read More

I am… in prison

30/10/2018 |

A Allen reports from prison

Contrary to what tabloids would have you believe, prison is no holiday camp. It is a volatile mixing pot where all manner of criminals are confined in close quarters. Frequently, the situation erupts.

This sentence … Read More

Chapter & verse: Matthew 13:51-52

30/10/2018 |

Fiona Thomas on what makes a good scribe

I once had a classmate who left school to join the civil service. At the time, I didn’t know what that meant. Civil servants are sometimes the silent, invisible people who get … Read More