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Addiction will probably affect all of us in one way or another. Either personally or through a family member or a friend. In any case, it certainly affects societies as a whole and the church as part of that society.
 
There are many different things that people can get addicted to.  The common ones we think of are drugs, alcohol and cigarettes. But there is a much longer list, ranging from caffeine to gambling, pornography and sex. Obesity in some cases can be termed a food addiction, and exercise can become an addiction as well.
 
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Britain has dramatically voted to change direction and leave the EU. So what now for our nation? We enter a period of profound uncertainty...
Returning from my trip to Kenya with Compassion has left me with a lot to process. I’m not a total newcomer to situations of poverty, and I’ve visited both slums and a refugee camp in the past, but what I saw in Mathare slum in Nairobi was well beyond...
In 1938 Britain undertook a remarkable mercy mission towards the children of central European Jews...
For most of our national history, since the Norman Conquest, Britain has not experienced a large influx of refugees. What perspectives guide the thinking of Christians on this issue? The Bible has much to teach us about it...
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Housing Justice, NACCOM and Praxis produced a very timely report in July 2015 giving insights to projects around the UK which accommodate and support migrants with no recourse to public funds (NRPF). These provide services with few resources but great
07/09/2015
There has been a large amount of academic and social policy research concluding that the single most important factor influencing a child’s intellectual and social development is the quality of parenting and care they receive and the quality of the home
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