I was recently in a discussion about Christian faith with a sceptic and, pushed hard in the debate, I played the ‘good works card’. ‘Look at all the good things Christians have done over the years,’ I said...
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The other week I was struck by how two separate people, in the course of different meetings, reached out a finger to a table and a door and muttered, ‘Touch wood!’ It set me thinking and three questions came to mind...
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With the release of the latest film version, 2016 has seen another instalment in the astonishing saga of Ben-Hur. The reviews have been mixed but that’s not surprising: coming after the 1959 big-screen blockbuster with Charlton Heston (and that chariot race) it has some large sandals to fill.
A long time ago England won the World Cup by beating West Germany 4–2. That most memorable of football matches occurred at another time and place rather than a mere fifty years ago at Wembley.
In fact, to look at the grainy black-and-white recordings of the final against West Germany is to be reminded of a vanished world.
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