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Showing posts from May, 2009

One Love, One Heart, Let's Get Together

Acts 8:26-40, 1 John 4:7-21, John 15:1-8What's the best piece of good news that you've heard this week? Of course, it might be something personal - news about the birth of a grandchild or one of your children getting a job, or about a cure or treatment for an illness. But maybe this week hasn't been all that eventful for you personally, and the best piece of good news you heard was something on the radio or the TV.One piece of good news which dominated the headlines at the start of the week was the story of Ben Southall, the 34 year-old Englishman who has won a competition to live, with his girlfriend, on a tropical island on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. He'll have a three bedroom luxury villa to live in for six months, the use of a buggy to drive around the island, a private swimming pool and a wet suit for snorkeling on the Reef itself. Not only that but he'll be paid a salary of £74,000 - and all he has to do in return is write a daily blog - or Internet…