Author Archives: Elspeth Glasgow

21 Mar
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World Council of Churches

  Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. (Psalm 139:16) To walk through the slums of Karachi, Pakistan, is something you never forget. ...

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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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