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Why Has The World Become So Strange?

Posted 18 June 2018

We live in very strange, we might even say chaotic, times.

Politics has grown more than a little odd (that is, more so than usual). Liberals dismiss conservatism as empty “populism”, while conservatives talk about fighting “culture wars” with presumably zero-sum outcomes.

Meanwhile, digital technology seems to breed curious behaviour, especially in the ways we speak to and about one other and engage each other’s ideas.

Families, the bedrock of stable civilizations, seem to take on peculiar forms, to the point where... Click for more

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God Will Spare no Expense

18 June 2018

The Bible says that the steps of a good person are ordered, or directed, by the Lord. As we walk in obedience to God, our paths are established and made firm and God makes sure that we walk with clarity and purpose. God is concerned with the steps we take for good reason. You see God has made his sanctuary, his dwelling place, in you. His... Click for more

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3 Big Techs You Need To Know

The Technologies You & Your Organisation Can't Afford to Ignore

If you were a school teacher grading the performance of some of the most promising technologies of 2015, you’d have to mark an ‘unsatisfactory’ beside some very big players.

One year ago, augmented reality was expected to emerge near the top of the class for the year ahead. It failed miserably. You can pick up Google Glass, or any of its derivatives, for a song on eBay.

In short, this was because few people felt any emotional connection... Click for more

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In the UK in 2008, the Church does not seem to do well on broadcast media. Yet it has important things to say. I want to thank you Mal for your forward-looking approach to sorting this out.
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