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Financial advice from Money Box Live, or Pope Francis?

I was listening to the radio program Money Box Live last week. They were talking about pensions. It seems that if you delay taking your pension for a year then the amount of your pension increases by about 10% per … Continue reading

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A robust intellectual basis for Christianity is not enough.

I like to understand why things are like they are. As a child I was taught that science provides the answers that I needed. When in later life I became a Christian I thought that there was a conflict between … Continue reading

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Direct from the San Francisco Book Review

The Big Picture – An Honest Examination of God, Science and Purpose By P D Hemsley eLectio Publishing, $4.99, 266 pages, Format: eBook A former atheist/agnostic who gave God a chance offers open-minded readers this work which is both ambitious in scope … Continue reading

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How to become a best-selling author

Ever since I was offered a publishing contract for “The Big Picture” I have been undergoing a transformation from an analytic and thoughtful writer to a bold marketer and salesman. The success in finding a publisher was followed by an … Continue reading

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“The Big Picture” – an honest examination of God, science and purpose – OUT NOW

“I recommend this book to all thinking people – we might just change the world.”  “This book will definitely make you think and then think again. Hemsley did his research for this book, and I received many answers to questions … Continue reading

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Things that a Minimalist Christian does not have to believe – The Bible is the complete and perfect truth

I struggled to phrase the title of this post, but I’m talking about the attitude that because something is written in the Bible it must be taken as absolutely accurate and true. The Bible is often called the ‘Word of … Continue reading

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A rational look at heaven

A common view of heaven is that it is a reward for being good. Be good in this life and then you can go and have a ball in heaven – no longer having the restraint of having to pass … Continue reading

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Things that matter to a Minimalist Christian – Hope!

Sometimes people will say things like “God would never forgive me for the things I’ve done”. They have given up on themselves, and they have no hope or expectation for the future. They recognise what they have done wrong in … Continue reading

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Things that matter to a Minimalist Christian – forgiving.

“Father forgive them, they don’t know what they are doing” cried Jesus as he hung there dying.  He’d just been betrayed, abused, spat upon, beaten, mocked, whipped, and nailed to a cross. “Forgive us our sins, as we forgive those … Continue reading

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