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Augustine of Hippo on “true friendship”

24th January 2018
In his autobiographical masterpiece, Confessions, Augustine of Hippo has much to say about human relationships. Broken-hearted at the death of a childhood friend, Augustine relocated to Carthage in 376 as a tutor in rhetoric. Here, with students who in some cases were not much younger than he, he found solace from his grief. “[It was a […]

Getting away from it all

8th September 2017

Last week a small team from Coventry went with 12 asylum seekers and refugees to the Quantock Hills in Somerset – to explore both the beautiful countryside and some of the life-changing promises found in the Bible. Julia Faire writes about their experience.

IT’S 10:30am on Thursday and we bundle our bags into the back of a van – clothes for the un[...]

Youth camps are “the future”

18th September 2014
“IN THE ‘boiler room’ (our prayer room) young guys were realising their need of God. Some were calling out to Jesus for the first time. In all, about ten young guys came to faith in Jesus and five were filled with the Holy Spirit. One guy just lay on the floor, unable to stand up […]

Youth Camps

11th October 2013
“MY LIFE has completely changed,” says Tristan Checkley. “It’s been amazing seeing the change in myself,” adds Joshua Hubbard. These comments are from the Facebook page of a group of young guys who went on a youth camp this year. Simeon White, 23, main organiser of the boys camp, explained: “The aim of the camps […]

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