Life and Work – August 2019 issue


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Opening the Heart
A series of articles relating experiences of going on retreat

Making Change
Interview with Fiona Buchanan of Christian Aid Scotland, Church elder and lifelong campaigner for climate and gender justice

Removing Barriers
An innovative partnership between CrossReach and the Prince’s Trust, helping young people access careers in care

The Disinvestment Debate
First in a two-part series exploring the argument for disinvestment from fossil fuels

Interim and Transition Ministry: A Beginner’s Guide
A group of experienced ministers offer their collective guide to this area of vocation

A Common Voice
The Work of the World Association for Christian Communication

Revival Conference
The Rev Tommy MacNeil reports on a successful conference marking the 70th anniversary of the Lewis Revival

Plus all the regular columnists, news, reviews, letters, registers and crosswords


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