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Post-“Events Week” Blues?

Students – are you suffering from Post-“Events Week” Blues? Perhaps you had a week beyond your wildest dreams.  All your friends came to talks, you stayed up till 2am sharing the gospel, and someone came along to Christianity Explored last night.  The whole week was an absolute joy.  But now, life seems to have gone back to normal.  Conversations at home are…

Stronger than the rushing wind

Having spent a substantial amount of time being nearly blown off my bike in the past couple of months, I have found one way of not resenting God for the weather – this song by Sovereign Grace, based on Romans 8:37-39, has been running around my head.  Check out the chorus: Deeper than the rolling seas Higher than the mountain peaks Your…

John Stott’s ‘Basic Christianity’ – read aloud to you!

If you struggle to find time to pick up a book, or to concentrate without someone speaking, audiobooks can make a big difference.  This month, ChristianAudio.com are giving away for free John Stott’s introduction to Christianity – ‘Basic Christianity‘.  Ideal for the commute, or the washing up, perhaps even during the 2am feed! Hurry though – it’s only free for another few…

Students – “Do you pray?”

“I ask whether you pray… … because prayer is absolutely needful to a man’s salvation… … because a habit of prayer is one of the surest marks of a true Christian… … because there is no duty in religion so neglected as private prayer… … because prayer is an act in religion to which there is great encouragement… … because diligence in…

Students – suffering from Post-Getaway Blues?

Ahh Wales.  Beautiful, windy, wet Wales. The place where you won at jungle speed (and if you didn’t, it somehow didn’t matter…), where you thought the joys of uni-hoc would continue forever, where embracing the warm welsh waters made you feel more alive than you ever have! Ahh Wales. But then it ended. No more beach. No longer enough people for an impromptu…

Students – what are you taking a holiday from over Christmas?

A holiday from studying? Libraries? Deadlines? Pretty exciting! How about a holiday from… cooking for yourself? The *delicious* food in Hall? Doing your own laundry? Being woken up at 3am by your neighbours? All very exciting prospects… But if you’re anything like me, subconsciously does your holiday go further than that and become a holiday from church? A holiday from accountability to Christian…