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HOW IS GOD with us?
OLDEST PERSON in the world
THE BIBLE DOES not tell me so
Cover image Chris Andrews
‘I felt I must do something’
‘I am more aware that God is close’
Age to age Bob Weighton, world’s oldest man, talks to Stephen Tomkins
16 Chapter & verse Peggy Mulambya-Kabonde on why we must sail with Jesus
A good question: How is God with us? One question, four answers
The Bible doesn’t tell me so Rosalind Selby considers how to read the Bible when it isn’t answering our questions
28 Church in a time of crisis How have churches been effected by the Covid-19 virus, and how are they responding?
17 Commitment-Phobe Does church matter?
18 Here & now Victoria Turner considers how church can be community without physically meeting
19 I am... How Kolbassia Haoussou overcame torture
23 On the pilgrim way Sheila Maxey gives thanks for blessings in strange times
31 The goats of peace How an innovative livestock trading scheme brought peace to a Kenyan village
38 Do stay for tea and coffee Paul Kerensa considers introverts in self isolation
32 Our other crisis Simeon Mitchell on how the economy could better address the climate crisis
33 Voices from the Holy land: Part four Eid Abu Khamis, a Bedouin activist, tells his story
4 Editorial 5 News 8 Letters 10 Art in focus Gaia by Luke Jerram 24 Subscriptions 34 Classified adverts 35 Film review 36 Book reviews 39 Reform crossword
Digest, containing United Reformed Church news, is published as a loose supplement
‘We ask questions the Bible’s writers couldn’t understand’
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