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Inspiration is pointless, Unless …

There are certain words that seem to get thrown around so frequently that they rather lose their meaning. “Inspiration” is one of them. Last month, our five Project Lab finalists took to the stage at Mercers’ Hall to present grass-roots social actions projects that tackle issues of poverty and social exclusion faced by young people within […]

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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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It might be Winter, but Spring’s coming

Perhaps you’re a little like us; come February you’re longing for a little bit of warmth, brighter mornings and some colour in the garden. The months of winter seem less inviting without the anticipation of Christmas festivities and the background of twinkling lights. You’re ready for spring. Nature has long provided some wonderful metaphors for […]

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All about Advisors, the Cinnamon Story

This week we caught up with Mike Royal, who leads on Church Engagement for the Cinnamon Network and is also Cinnamon Advisor for the West Midlands region. How important are regional Advisors for the work of the Cinnamon Network? I like to think of Cinnamon Advisors as the hands and feet of Cinnamon!  Our team […]

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