Author Archives: Elspeth Glasgow

19 Mar
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World Council of Churches News

Church in Bali empowers youth to break cycle of poverty Rev. I Made Budiarsa tells about the Widhya Asih foundation to the visiting CCIA members. Photo: Ivars Kupcis/WCC 18 March 2019 By Ivars Kupcis* Behind Bali’s luxury hotels, sandy beaches ...

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19 Mar
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Lent Devotionals

‘Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.’ (Luke 16:10) There’s a reason why we don’t give toddlers large salaries and make ...

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18 Mar
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Lent Devotionals

‘So God created mankind in his own image; in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.’ (Genesis 1:27) William Wordsworth said that we emerge from the womb ‘trailing clouds of glory’. What modern life ...

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18 Mar
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Lent Devotionals

  A poem by Gideon Heugh You are a wild and gleeful thing, nudged by lavish grace towards all the astonishments, and nothing can stop it or you. You are not a mistake. The earth aches for your singular life, for ...

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15 Mar
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Lent Devotionals

‘Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.’ (Psalm 37:4) What are the desires of your heart? So often, life sells us a lie, convincing us that things and experiences will fill the ...

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12 Mar
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Lent Devotionals 2019

Lent Devotionals 12 March 2019 ‘But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may ...

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11 Mar
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Lent Devotionals 11 March 2019

Learn to do right; seek justice. Defend the oppressed. Take up the cause of the fatherless; plead the case of the widow.’ (Isaiah 1:17) Take a few moments to meditate on this prayer and accept its challenge: May God bless ...

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11 Mar
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31 Days of Prayer for Women’s Empowerment

31 Days of Prayer for Women’s Empowerment In the month of March, the World Council of Churches is encouraging its fellowship and partners to join the Lott Carey “31 Days of Prayer for Women’s Empowerment,” which is also the 7th ...

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