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‘This weekend will be LIFE CHANGING!’ Wow. Capitals and in bold. 

Quick. Get down to London. American evangelist and host, Daniel Kolenda, is leading the Fire Conference 2017 tonight, organised by Christ for all Nations 

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In October 1976, Blue Peter ran a piece of the mobile telephone. Its presenters, with their plummy voices, even conduct an experiment to convince their sceptical viewers that telephones can indeed operate without wires. Forty years later, and most of us have mobiles which are far more powerful than any computer back then.

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Our chapel is in the township of Rimington but a number of our members, the writer included, travel from neighbouring Barnoldswick. We all get on rather well. There was previously trouble between the two manors. Henry Pudsay (1451 – 1521), ‘lord of Rymyngton’ fell out with the Barlickers. A petition to Henry VII complained that:

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I’m a fan of historical fiction, especially murder mysteries. Both genres, especially the latter, are considered rather low-brow, but I thoroughly enjoy them. Now I’m no novelist, but I've read enough to know that a writer must present a hero in such a way that the reader is able to sympathise, if not identity with him. Three successful fictional characters are C.J. Sansom’s Matthew Shardlake, Paul Doherty’s Sir Hugh Corbett and Ellis Peters’ Brother Cadfael.

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Last night I spoke at the Lund, a long-established youth gathering, meeting on a farm by Kirkby Lonsdale. I arrived late, caused in part by others’ feeble and cautious driving. I arrived to greet a remarkably packed farmhouse in which were seated and standing 60-80 young men and women. They’d come from all over, including Quernmore and Littledale. I spoke on Psalm 139, which describes the intimacy God feels for His people, the wonder and complexity of our physical bodies and the intrinsic value of human life before coming to the hard bits beyond verse 18.

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