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Celebrating the Biblical Festival of Weeks

Did you know that the Christian festival of Pentecost is on the Jewish Biblical festival of Shavuot, otherwise known as the Festival of Weeks?This Biblical festival comes from the Old Testament, where God’s people were told:“‘When you enter the land I am going to give you and you reap its harvest, bring to the priest […]

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Hope, tension and waiting on the Lord

Over twenty years ago I spent nine months working in an orphanage in Mozambique. While I was there, I became aware of suffering and injustice I had never dreamed could exist, including the personal hardship of many beautiful people I met. I found it very hard to hold on to my faith in a loving […]