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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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Justice as the Mission of God

Last night Redcliffe College hosted Joel Edwards, International director for Micah Challenge as guest speaker at the World Christianity Lecture on a topic close to our hearts. The presentation will soon be available on you tube and the full transcript of the talk will be made available on our new … Continue reading

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“It’s been a bad day”…postcolonial critique through music

Continuing to consider how music plays an important role in raising themes of justice I wanted to look a little closer at R.E.M‘s political trilogy-identified by Michael Stipe as  Final straw, Bad day and Until the day is done. Threaded throughout the … Continue reading

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