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Exiled Preacher · 1W ago

Democracy, the worst form of Government

 For years to come pundits and political historians will discuss why the predicted Conservative landslide failed to materialise. Was it the unpopular Tory manifesto? The Brexit factor? The y...
Exiled Preacher · 2W ago

Voted

Given a choice between the unelectable and the uninspiring the latter got my vote. Not so much 'things can only get better' as, 'could be worse'. Much worse. 'Red Tory' has it. 
Exiled Preacher · 2W ago

A choice between the unelectable and the uninspiring

Exiled Preacher · 2W ago

Voting Intentions

No, I'm not going to try and suggest who you should vote for on 8 June. 'That's a relief' you might respond, 'I wouldn't have taken any notice anyway.'  Fair enough. It isn't really the job ...
Exiled Preacher · 1M ago

Selma

We wanted to see this in the cinema, but it wasn't mainstream enough for our local Odeon, so we had to wait until it was on the telly. A powerful film on the civil rights movement in 1960's ...
Exiled Preacher · 1M ago

Banner Ministers' Conference 2017 report

There was something special about this year's Banner. Can't quite put my finger on it. Was it the new venue, Yarnfield Park Conference Centre, Staffs, rather than Leicester Uni? It proved a ...
Exiled Preacher · 1M ago

Their Finest

Time was when we'd take our two to the cinema to see the latest Disney release, surrounded by other youngish parents and their brood. Additional soundtrack: sweets loudly unwrapped and chomp...
Exiled Preacher · 2M ago

Banner Ministers' Conference

Off to this later. Looking forward to what promises to be a good time of ministry and fellowship. Will hopefully post a report when I get back. 
Exiled Preacher · 2M ago

1966 and all that: an evangelical journey by Basil Howlett

EP Books, 2016, 128pp I was a student at the London Theological Seminary (now London Seminary) from 1988-90. During the summer of 1989 I did a summer pastorate alongside Basil Howlett when h...
Exiled Preacher · 2M ago

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Teachers: The Michaela Way edited by Katharine Birbalsingh

John Catt Education Ltd, 2016, 309ppThis was a, 'what's all the fuss about?' read. And there's sure been a lot of fuss about this book. Cheerleaders gonna cheer and haters gonna hate. Not b...