Figures for the number of men entering the priesthood show that after a fairly steep decline in the late 1980s and 90s, the numbers have begun to pick up again.

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Words of Wisdom

The Greatness Of Yahweh

The Greatness Of Yahweh

Andrew Wilson

We need to be slapped in the face with the greatness of Yahweh. Human problems will never be solved by economics, or politics, or science, or self-help, but only by a renewed understanding of the wonder and the glory and majesty of Almighty God. I remember the first time I read Tozer’s The Knowledge Of The Holy, and this truth hit me right betwee...

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Resources

How to Deal with Discouragement

How to Deal with Discouragement

Editorial

In this video from The Gospel Coalition, Darrin and Amy Patrick explain what they've learnt about how to cope with discouragement as a Christian...

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Why Mark Driscoll is Wrong about Women in Church Leadership

Why Mark Driscoll is Wrong about Women in Church Leadership

Jonathan Martin

As a third generation Pentecostal preacher who has been and continues to be shaped significantly by women in ministry, this time I had enough.  Within my tradition, which is theologically very conservative, we have never had prohibitions about women in le

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Books

Song of Songs : The Message of the Song of Songs: The Lyrics of Love

Song of Songs : The Message of the Song of Songs: The Lyrics of Love

Tom Gledhill

At first reading the Song of Songs appears to be an unabashed celebration of the deeply rooted urges of physical attraction, mutual love and sexual consummation between a man and a woman. Tom Gledhill maintains that the Song of Songs is in fact just that--a literary, poetic exploration of human love that strongly affirms loyalty, beauty and sexuality in all their variety.