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05
Apr

WHY I HAVE SYMPATHY FOR STEVE SMITH

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Newspaper article and press conference: Steve Smith’s message to a heartbroken 9-year-old fan Jenny Noyes – The Sydney Morning Herald (30 March 2018) Most of you would be wondering why I would have chosen to include something about Steven Smith … yes, he admitted to cheating and brought the game of cricket into disrepute, but […]

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05
Apr

ELON MUSK: VIDEO GAME DESIGNING TO COLONISING MARS AND ERADICATING GLOBAL WARMING

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Biography: ELON MUSK How the billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla is shaping our future Written by Ashlee Vance Who has the goal of eradicating global warming, reducing the risk of human extinction and establishing a colony on Mars? Elon Musk does. Does the name Elon Musk mean something to you? I’m sure everyone has […]

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22
Feb

Love in Action – John Lewis

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Love in Action. An interview with John Lewis by Krista Tippet.We take in the extraordinary wisdom of Congressman John Lewis on what happened in Selma, Montgomery USA on Bloody Sunday and beyond — and how it might inform common life today. A rare look inside the civil rights leaders’ spiritual confrontation with themselves — and […]

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14
Jan

Abraham Lincoln – Elton Trueblood

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This Reading features excerpts from Abraham Lincoln: Theologian of American Anguish by Elton Trueblood, along with The Gettysburg Address and Second Inaugural Address and a Foreword by Trinity Forum Senior Fellow Alonzo L. McDonald. Many books have been written on Lincoln, but few cover his spiritual journey. Elton Trueblood’s excerpts document how Lincoln’s faith deepened […]

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03
Jan

Just Walk Across the Room

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In just walk across the room, Bill Hybles introduces the next era in personal evangelism with a natural, relational approach that follows Jesus’ own example. Find out how you can make the difference of an eternity for someone standing near you. It all starts with a walk across the room. Title: Just walk across the […]

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15
Sep

The Vulnerability Hangover

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The Vulnerability Hangover by Jess Bellingham If you have ever had any involvement in the Forum, chances are you have also experienced what we interns like to call the ‘vulnerability hangover’. Unlike a regular hangover, the vulnerability hangover has nothing to do with mixing drinks, lack of hydration and flashbacks to dancing on the table. […]

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24
Jul

J.K. Rowling Harvard Commencement Speech

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In an inspiring and memorable speech at a Harvard Commencement, world renowned J.K.Rowling talks about the importance of failure and imagination. Drawing on her own personal experiences of both, she offers deep insight into aspects of life not frequently talked about. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHGqp8lz36c Originally Sourced from Youtube Date: June 5th, 2008 Format: Speech

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06
Jun

University of Texas at Austin 2014 Commencement Address – Admiral William H. McRaven

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In an address to University of Texas Alumnus, Naval Adm. William H. McRaven speaks on how to change the world, team work, perseverance, inner strength, respect, standing your ground… and making the bed. Title: University of Texas at Austin 2014 Commencement Address Speaker: William H. McRaven Format: Video (youtube) Date: 17th May, 2014

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24
May

The Wound of Knowledge

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Knowledge is like a double edged sword. On one hand, it can lead to growth and development. On the other, it can lead to an overwhelming sense of hopelessness. Attaining knowledge is just the beginning – using it and knowing what to do with it, is something entirely different. In his article, Dr Steven Garber […]

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03
May

Your Fear Landscape

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A few years ago, a movie called ‘Divergent’ came out. Based off a book series, the plot involves a dystopian future where society has broken into factions based on their natural abilities and proclivities. The main character finds herself in a faction called ‘dauntless’ – a group of daredevils, all of whom are trained to […]

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