Spirit of Paradox
Posted By :Date :Krish Kandiah | 07-19-2014
It is not every day you get to meet someone who has helped to start a genuine movement of change and restoration.  So you can imagine my excitement when it came to spending time with David and Mary Pytches - the couple who helped to birth both New Wine and Soul Survivor. David and Mary returned to the UK with four young daughters after serving as cross cultural missionaries in Chile.  Unsure what God wanted them to do they looked for a base in Chorleywood, which offered education facilities for…
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A sofa-isticated faith
Posted By :Date :Krish Kandiah | 07-18-2014
With a major row brewing in the church on the assisted suicide bill in the House of Lords, the Evangelical Alliance is encouraging people to pose this and other difficult and seemingly contradictory questions about Christianity. Dr Krish Kandiah, executive director of churches in mission, is tackling the most difficult questions that one can possibly raise about Christianity in the next week when he invites questioners to join him on the ‘paradoxology sofa’. “The issue of assisted suicide is engaging widespread debate on Twitter and in the pages of the national…
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Why are our hearts breaking for flight MH
Posted By :Date :Krish Kandiah | 07-18-2014
With apocalyptic footage of a Ukranian field now filling our screens I wanted to try and reflect on why the shooting down of flight MH17 has had such an impact on us. I am thinking out loud trying to process what I am feeling and so am happy to have your comments and suggestions re-shape what I have written here. It’s personal I have many family members in Malaysia, many of whom travel to and from Europe regularly. My first thought was to phone or facebook family and see if…
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Summer Reading 2014
Posted By :Date :Krish Kandiah | 07-05-2014
Books are such a wonderful gift and what could be more relaxing and refreshing that using some of the Summer holiday to get some reading in. Here are some of my Summer recommended reads: Goodbye to All That - Robert Graves This is a fantastic firsthand account of life as an officer in World War 1. Graves writes very poetically and movingly about the both the horror and the madness of life in the trenches and how he lived afterwards. It is controversial as some parts of the account are contested.…
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