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Put Down Your Oars

Lent is approaching which means the inevitable question: what will you be giving up this year? But perhaps that's only half the question... There can be a tendency to focus on ourselves, so it all becomes about 'me', what 'I' am giving up. However, Lent is not merely about forgoing the sugar in your tea [...]
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Christmas Is All About the Kids

They say Christmas is really all about the children – and here at Cinnamon we couldn’t agree more. We love the anticipation of Christmas eve, the chocolate advent calendars and school nativity plays as much as anyone – but the main reason we love Christmas is the child it’s all about: Jesus. There’s something truly [...]
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Thinking Outside the Box

Are you a Baby Boomer or a Millennial? Marketers have made a billion-dollar industry ‘mining data’ about us, so they can stick us into boxes. One of the ideas being that if we understand each other better, we can communicate more effectively. In principle it sounds like a good idea, but Jesus never made assumptions [...]
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The Manifesto of Jesus Christ

Election season is now over; the votes have been cast and the nation has spoken. With so many policies, opinions and promises thrown around in the last few weeks, you may have found yourself asking: why on earth should I believe any of them? Well, the very same can be said of Jesus. Why should […]

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Here’s to the Crazy Ones

What’s going to change life in the next century beyond recognition: artificial intelligence, digitisation or the local church? No doubt you can guess which of the three we are rooting for! Image courtesy of Lumo Project Never mind Henry Ford, the Wright Brothers or Mark Zuckerberg, Jesus was the original ‘disruptor’. When Jesus spoke he [...]
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