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understanding the parable of the sheep & goats

we were looking at Matthew 25: 31-46 last Sunday: the whole point Jesus is trying to get across to the people he is talking to is that when you attend, help, and serve people in dire need you can get closer to him and to God. Why? God wants to share his compassion, actively healing […]

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God’s word in context: how power needs to be held to account

God’s word in context: how power needs to be held to account

This is the morning study program Matthew Huish put together for our morning program at our pastors and church leaders meeting with a little bit of help from William Haines and myself. It starts off with a quote about how you should always read with your newspaper in one hand and your bible in the […]

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praying for Rev Moon to get well soon

right now as we pray for True Father, as he lies sedated in hospital, I wonder how all our prayers work, I wonder how other people are taking the situation, and wonder about where I am in all of this. I don’t have too much difficulty believing that prayer does work and has the power […]

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do you understand the text?

do you understand the text?

another experiment: this time with SMALL groups. below is some of the feedback/data we gathered from people who got involved. The material the groups used, click here to download: A knife not sharpened grows dull (taken from Rev Moon’s autobiography)   We had 20+ people from our 43LG community meet Sunday evening in different cafes […]

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77 years on from a meeting with Jesus Christ

Dear congregation and friends, On Monday the Jewish festival of Passover started and as Jonathan Sacks shared on Radio 4’s thought for the day, it is a festival that celebrates the fight for freedom. And perhaps this year particularly as we watch the rebels in Libya and many other countries fighting for their freedom to […]

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Mr Jin Hun Yong

Mr Jin Hun Yong

He works for the world mission department in the education department. 2 days of talks. For me the lectures have become v theological and started to challenge me …to see how they should be applied and be made relevant to our reality. I am having to work hard to connect the dots. However some of […]

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the most unusual family

the most unusual family

Day 2 in Korea: today i opted for the hard marble floor in the front, rather than the comfortable chairs in the back – pledge service again this morning together True Parents on the Day of Victory of Love. This is the day we have in our tradition to commemorate the passing of Heung Jin […]

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a movement of unification?

a movement of unification?

When the sociologist, Frederik Sontag, asked Rev Moon: “I want to know if you see any danger of the church drifting toward becoming just another church among many. What can happen is that people who are establishment-oriented gain control and the empire-ambition begins to dominate.”

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the main message

the main message

I am on the flight back to London from Seoul and taking a bit of time to distil the last 4 or 5 days. It is essential for me to do this, in the context of sharing my thoughts with you, because I went on behalf of and to represent our UK church community. To […]

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the main message

the main message

I am on the flight back to London from Seoul and taking a bit of time to distil the last 4 or 5 days. It is essential for me to do this, in the context of sharing my thoughts with you, because I went on behalf of and to represent our UK church community. To […]

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