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CW82: From little acorns…

One of the perennial challenges facing rural churches is how to engage effectively with children and young people, to find ways of connecting them with the story of Jesus and…

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CW82: A church for all

Childrey is a vibrant rural community with an award-winning village store and a good Church primary school. St Mary’s, which is listed in Simon Jenkins’ Best One Thousand Churches, is…

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CW82: Beliefs or values?

I am intrigued as to why some people find the diversity of Christian denominations a problem when they can happily accept multiple chains of supermarkets. They all have in common…

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CW82: Salt, light and feet of clay

Christian leadership is often associated with church-based roles. However, there are many individuals who, like me, live out their Christian faith in leadership roles beyond the stained-glass windows of our…

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CW82: What you see is what you get

CPO was founded over sixty years ago by three tobacco advertisers who came to faith and wanted to use their gifts to help the church do better in conveying its…

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CW82: What do we mean by ‘rural’?

Everyone thinks their community is unique – and they are right! No two rural communities are the same. The Highlands of Scotland, the west coast of Wales and the uplands…

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CW82: In the image of God

The creation stories in Genesis 1 and 2 are endlessly fascinating. The language of God’s creation is at once both breathtakingly beautiful, and mysterious and strange. We hear God talking,…

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CW82: Christmas in the pub

My wife, Pam, and I have been in North Yorkshire for around two years. It’s a challenge being priest-in-charge of nine churches; the joy has been the depth of welcome…

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CW82: An unlikely story

In February 2017, ‘Whitby Men Doing their Stuff’, an article featuring SAMS Men’s Shed near Whitby, appeared in Country Way. This Men’s Shed was the first in North Yorkshire and…