Author Archives: Carol Kingston-Smith

The Nonviolent Reformer that Sadly Didn’t Have an Easy Name Such As Luther

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Petr Chelčický The following is an excerpt of Micael Grenholm’s upcoming book Charismactivism, due to be published later this year by Ettelloc Publishing. The Protestants of the 16th century were far from the first who protested against…

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Healing our broken humanity

Has anyone had a child ask them recently ‘how many weeks until Christmas?’ When our 4 were younger it usually came up about 2 weeks after they started back at school following the long summer break; like a beacon of … Continue reading

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Advent 4: Liberation!

The Advent of our God Our prayers must now employ, And we must meet him on his road With hymns of holy joy. The everlasting Son Incarnate soon shall be : He will a servant’s form put on, To make … Continue reading

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Refuge and watering holes from Aleppo to Wales

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Before the war, I didn’t pay attention to how much water I used. But now, water is like gold for me. It’s practically holy. (29-year-old Ali) Water sourced from underground wells in Aleppo (Photo:…

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Advent 3: Himself a servant’s form puts on

  The everlasting Son Incarnate deigns to be; Himself a servant’s form puts on (Charles Coffin, The Advent of our God, Hymns of the Primitive Church, 1837) The second theme highlighted in the Advent hymn is the servant nature of the … Continue reading

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Advent 2: ‘Did not our hearts burn within us while he talked to us on the road?’

The Advent of our God Our prayers must now employ, And we must meet him on his road With hymns of holy joy. (Charles Coffin, The Advent of our God, Hymns of the Primitive Church, 1837) It may seem strange to … Continue reading

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Advent 1: The Advent of our God

The Advent of our God Our prayers must now employ, And we must meet him on his road With hymns of holy joy. The everlasting Son Incarnate soon shall be : He will a servant’s form put on, To make … Continue reading

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