Nigel Ring on February 2nd, 2013

Foreign to Familiar Paradoxically Foreign to Familiar (McDougal Publishing) is both an easy read and a challenging one. It is in a style that is very accessible, is a relatively short book of only 120 pages and is liberally illustrated with personal experiences of the author. But, as one who has travelled quite widely in […]

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Nigel Ring on January 18th, 2013

Jubilee+ helps bring direction to issues of Social Justice, Social Action and Social Enterprise within the Newfrontiers family of churches in the United Kingdom. You may be interested in attending this conference which is being held in partnership with Nexus Emmanuel Church, Oxford. When? Saturday, April 27 2013, 10am to 4:30pm Where? King’s Centre, Oxford A […]

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Nigel Ring on January 10th, 2013

There is something special about attending the Thanksgiving Service of a man who has walked with God all his life and the Service for Arnold Bell last Saturday was no exception. Here was a man who had been brought up in difficult circumstances as a son of a single parent in the poorer part of […]

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Nigel Ring on November 17th, 2012

Good news! In 1998, at the Newfrontiers Leaders Conference in Brighton UK, Simon preached a movement-directing message from Gal 2:10 that it is an apostolic mandate to remember the poor. We have just been able to convert this and make it available as a video. Remember the Poor from Newfrontiers on Vimeo. Tweet This 

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Nigel Ring on May 19th, 2011

If you live in the UK you will be pleased to know there is a Social Action Conference ‘Churches that change communities‘ planned for October 1st. I urge you to be there! Click on the photo to enlarge it if needed. You can register here. Tweet This 

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Nigel Ring on February 11th, 2010

What is a diary? Traditionally diaries have been for recording history. Many books have been written as a result of people keeping diaries of their daily events and these have given us fascinating insights into life and culture in different eras and nations. Elizabeth Fry I have just been reading a biography of the great […]

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What does God think? Before we discuss specifics about Time Management I want to take just one posting to consider briefly what God’s view of time is. In Ps 90 the psalmist tells us to ‘number our days’ (v12) having already told us in verse 10 that ‘the years of our life are seventy, or […]

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Nigel Ring on January 4th, 2010

Do you feel in control of your time? I think I can help you! 25 years ago I recognised that I was very inefficient at managing my time despite the fact I had been heading up a research team in Rehabilitation Engineering for 15 years. I had never heard the expression ‘Time Management’ and started […]

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I have been writing this blog for about 6 months and am aware of a growing following, so some may have missed the early material. To help you find that material it seems appropriate at the turn of the year to Index these 6 months. Clicking on the Topic will take you to the first […]

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1Ti 3:2  Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach Continuing to look at the character qualifications related to an Administrator the next phrase in this verse is: ‘.. the husband of one wife..’ Although this should need little exposition in the context of […]

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