The Statistic

29th June, 2017
Number of plastic bottles purchased every minute around the world: One million
Source: Guardian report

 

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Moments

29th June, 2017
CHARGED: Six people in the UK including former senior police officers over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium crush in which 96 people died.
ENDING: The 14 year Australian-led Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) which followed ethnic violence in the Pacific Island nation in which an estimated 200 people were killed and thousands displaced from their homes.

 

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Essays

PETER CADWALLADER, a council member at Opportunity International Australia, reflects on the meaning of hope in the context of the organisation's work...

Florida-based pastor JOEL C HUNTER reflects on lessons learned in the wake of the Pulse nightclub shootings, in which 49 people died, in Orlando a year ago...

MAL FLETCHER looks at what the UK election result reveals...

They Said It

“The maths is brutally clear: while the world can’t be healed within the next few years, it may be fatally wounded by negligence [before] 2020." - Joachim Schellnhuber, director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, among a group of climate experts who have written a letter warning of the looming danger to the journal Nature.

 

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This Week on the Web

22nd May, 2017
In an article written for the Lausanne Movement's Lausanne Global Analysis, SAM GEORGE looks at whether God is turning the refugee crisis in Europe into one of the "greatest mission opportunities". Read Is God Reviving Europe Through Refugees?...

 

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The Word Explained

26th June, 2017
Requiem: A Christian service to honour and pray for someone who has died.

 

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The Confessions of X

For June and July, 2017, we're reading Suzanne M Wolfe's historical novel The Confessions of X. To buy the book, follow this link - The Confessions of X.

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