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Luke’s Gospel of a Loving God

Huw Williams was part of the first Cor Deo team in 2011. Since 2012 he and his family have been living in Italy, pastoring the International Church in Torino. Huw also serves alongside Peter in the Bible Teachers Networks at the European Leadership Forum each May. We are thankful to Huw for this post reflecting […]

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Until the Sting is Gone

This is another great post from our friend Gretchen. Be sure to read her others: here and here ——————- I don’t know many people who have gotten very far into adult life without having experienced deep pain at the hands of another person. The betrayal of a spouse or close friend. Unfair treatment on a […]

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From the Brink of Death

This is another guest post from our friend Gretchen. We’re very grateful to her for her prayers and support! ———————————- Do you ever find yourself reading narratives in the Bible and thinking, “I would never do what those people did!”?   I had one of those moments recently while reading through the book of Numbers. Korah […]

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Faithful Husband, Unfaithful Bride

This post has been written by Gretchen, a great friend of Cor Deo. Gretchen has attended Cor Deo Intensives in Portland, OR, and we really appreciate her comments on the site. ———————————– Just a few words of a telephone conversation, overheard quite by accident, changed my life forever. Why? Because they were the words of my […]

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Poem

This poem was written by Charlie Carron, from Bristol. He has just completed the 2014 Cor Deo full-time program and was a real blessing! Let us know what you think. Hear more from him on twitter: @CharlieCarron ——————————————————– I’ve spent too long having my steps directed By those keen to have God’s character dissected: As if ‘grace’ […]

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Generosity

We’re excited that this week’s post is from our good friend Huw Williams. Huw was part of Cor Deo in 2011 and is now pastoring the International Church of Torino, Italy, with his wife Alison and daughter Kitty. Check out his personal blog here. ——————————————– I’ve been blessed from reflecting on the early chapters of Acts […]

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Synthetic Repentance

This week’s post is from Huw Williams.  The issue of repentance is of vital importance in all aspects of gospel ministry, and in this post he probes the problematic issue of faking repentance.  Huw was part of Cor Deo in 2011, is now pastoring the International Church of Torino, Italy, and will be co-leading the […]

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Why So Humble?

This week’s post is from Huw Williams.  Huw was part of Cor Deo in 2011, is now pastoring the International Church of Torino, Italy, and will be co-leading the Bible Teacher’s Network with Peter at this year’s European Leadership Forum.  Huw’s blog is well worth a read – click here to visit.  Over to Huw . […]

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Is Your God Too Small?

Today’s post is by Andy Cordle, one of the Cor Deo team this year, who is involved in a church plant in central Bristol: We’ve been preaching through Nehemiah in our church over the last few months. I’ve been struck by Nehemiah’s motivation for the way he leads. He states twice in chapter 5 that […]

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Getting Married

This week’s post is a timely offering from Chris Carrier, one of the Cor Deo team in 2011.  We deeply appreciated Chris during our months together and are sure you’ll appreciate his first guest post on the site.  Thanks again, Chris. ————————————————————– I’ve studied and prayed about marriage for the past year.  Why?  Because in […]

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