Share Magazine 32: Legal and Financial extras

By Kevin Russell | 16 December 2015

Share 32: legal and financial roundup

In Share 32, we referenced a number of briefing papers and blogs for further reading. You'll find links to them inside.

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A Boxing Day Tradition to Cherish

By Michael O'Neill | 15 December 2015 | Comments (2)

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Sometimes just you have to admit defeat. For me, many of those times seem to come around Christmas. The whole month is a blur of work, school, church, carol concerts, school concerts, work dos, decorating, cleaning and preparing for and hosting visiting family.  I learnt long ago that I was powerless to stop it.

 

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Christian Workers: 5 questions to ask yourself at the end of each year

By Fiona Mearns | 15 December 2015 | Comments (3)

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There are some questions that only a very good friend will ask you – the kind of awkward, put-your-finger-right-on-the-sore-spot, kind of questions that no-one else will ask you.  We’ve come up with our top five ‘awkward’ questions to get you thinking about your personal approach to your work.  Call it an end of year review...

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Sadvertising: generosity or emotional manipulation?

By Gareth Russell | 15 December 2015

Acoustic cover of a classic pop tune? Check.


Emotive cinematography featuring something cute and Christmassy? Check.


Feature of an act of extraordinary generosity? Check.

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The 40acts resources for small groups and churches are available now!

By Alexandra Khan | 24 November 2015 | Comments (6)

40acts Together 2016 resources are now available

40acts will be back in 2016, with brand new individual challenges and group resources. 

We're making two of the resources - for small groups and churches - available early to assist leaders in their planning. But because the new website is still under wraps, we're making the downloads available here for your convenience.

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#PrayforParis: why we all need to be extra ordinary

By Craig Borlase | 18 November 2015

Peace for Paris - a blog by Stewardship

 

A handful of days have passed since last Friday’s attacks in Paris, and the search for answers continues. The authorities ask who, why and how, but for us there are different questions; what do we do about it all? Where should we devote our energies?

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WATCH: the Advent Wonder 2015 film

By Alexandra Khan | 16 November 2015

 

In the midst of the consumerist hum we invite you to stop and reflect on the Christmas season in a wholly different way, with Stewardship's free Advent Wonder email series...

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What to do when Christmas loses its sense of Wonder

By Alexandra Khan | 16 November 2015

Advent Wonder 2015 by Stewardship

“We’re not doing presents for adults this year,” my mother said in passing, the other day.

“Yeah, well there are so many children in the wider family it’s no wonder…”

She cut me off: “No, I mean, within our family. Just us. We’ve decided not to do it this year.”

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The undeserved car

By Rev Philip Sudell | 16 November 2015 | Comments (2)

The undeserved car - a blog by Stewardship

Rather than making the expected comment about the talk, the service, or something similar, the couple greeted me with these words, “it may not be quite what you were hoping for, but we do have a car that we have been wondering what to do with and we’d like to give it to you, Philip”.

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Should Christians give at Halloween?

By Daniel Jones | 28 October 2015 | Comments (8)

Should Christians give at Halloween?

The 31st.

One night, each year, we learned to dread as children.

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