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Do you fancy a coffee?

The nervous girl sidles over and suggests to the slow-on-the-uptake-been-hinted-at-for-AGES boy that hanging out might be good sometime. He deftly, confidently and wittily replies:...
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an invitation to be part of a mosaic

What’s your favourite way of working? Do you prefer to beaver away on your own, preferably in a quiet room? Do you prefer to...
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Equals: An interview with Jenny Baker

One of the benefits of working with and around brilliant people who think big thoughts and have both the gifts and the calling to...
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The hungry, the churches and you

Last night I watched a Panorama programme about food banks in the UK. These have grown enormously over the last few years and have...
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We Will Speak Out: DRC

You may remember that in November I wrote about my colleague Veena’s work in South Africa to fight Sexual Violence, working with a coalition...
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what’s it like, to help at a foodbank?

Before Christmas I wrote about the impact of the projects that have been set up by 300 churches with support from Tearfund and the...
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some thoughts, on the UN’s Day of Social Justice.

Today is the UN Day of Social Justice – a day when the UN asks its members to promote activities in their countries that...
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a high price for cheap choices: guest post

I’m away for meetings this week, so I asked one of my colleagues, Hannah Cribb, if she would write a guest post for me....
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Visiting the Cambodian Church

Last week I wrote about some of the work Tearfund does to support churches looking to get involved in their communities. Some of my...
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A quick follow up

Just a quick follow up to Monday’s post about STAND, as a few people asked about what has happened since we took the petition...