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July 2021
July 31, 2021

Holiday Season

Holiday Season                          Word on the Week                     31st July 2021. It’s that time of year when cities empty out and the flight to the country begins. Staycations not vacations have become the watchword in these Covid constricted times.   In the midst of the joyful scamper to the seaside pity the poor President who […]

July 24, 2021

Tokyo Olympic Games

Tokyo Olympic Games              Word on the Week          24th July 2021. The Olympic Games got off to a stuttering start this week.    Having been cancelled totally last year, due to the Covid pandemic, the Emperor was firm in his resolve that the games must go on! This decision flew in the face of the will […]

July 17, 2021

The Demise of Morality

The Demise of Morality              Word on the Week             17th July 2021. The tide of immorality shows no signs of turning.   Fed by an openness to tell their stories the media delivers detailed accounts that become ever more explicit.   What yesterday was frowned upon, today is accepted and tomorrow we can expect restraints […]

July 10, 2021

Angela Merkel Retires

Angela Merkel Retires               Word on the Week                    10th July 2021. The retirement of Angela Merkel, after 16 years as Chancellor of Germany, was hailed by the population applauding throughout the land for six minutes.   Such was the popularity of this remarkable leader. Angela came from East Germany.   Her father, a Lutheran Pastor, had moved […]

July 3, 2021

John Stott Remembered

John Stott Remembered           Word on the Week          3rd July 2021. A decade has passed since Stott died.   His influence on evangelicals over the last century was enormous.   He remained within the Church of England and was based at All Souls Church, Langham Place, London.   From there he was able to carry on a global ministry […]