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    Why is it so hard to have a clean heart and a light conscience?

    It is natural for us to lash out and defend ourselves when being wronged, hurt or threatened. Nobody wants to be taken advantage of, but when it does happen, we do everything in our power to not let it happen again. While learning from bad experiences is a good thing, holding on to anger and […]
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    Victory Day 2020 celebrates a life-changing initiative amongst young people

    Every time you turn on the television, it seems there is an award ceremony. For virtually everything we can think of, the best are always receiving recognition. But when it comes to the decisions we make that change who we are, it seems that the only ones who notice are the ones closest to us. […]
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    Coronavirus puts the whole world on alert

    The world has survived various epidemics in recent years but managed to hold back the expansion of new infections quite efficiently. But it seems that as soon as medical science manages to treat one infection, a new one comes to take its place, even stronger and deadlier. The most recent outbreak is of the Coronavirus, […]
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    Kobe Bryant dies aged 41

    One of the greatest basketball players and most influential sportspeople of all time, Kobe Bryant, died on Sunday (26/01) in a helicopter crash in California, the United States aged 41. The former Los Angeles Lakers player had retired from basketball in 2016 following an impressive career that secured his name in sports history. He was […]
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    The Blessing at Mount Sinai

    Bishop Alvaro, together with other bishops, travelled many hours to Saudi Arabia, to present the prayer requests submitted by participants in the Campaign of Israel at the end of last year. He shares a few details about his journey and the prayers he made for the church, which also served to renew his own faith. […]
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    Royals downgrade in search for something bigger

    Castles and palaces, fame and prestige, riches and crowns. These are the things everyone wishes they were born with. A small fraction of people know what it’s like to be royalty, while the rest of us can only imagine. But just like the story of the Prince and the Pauper, some princes don’t seem to […]
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    The Impact of Meditating on the Word of God

    Our lives are shaped by the people who teach us. For example, the things our parents teach us as we grow up, influence our personalities. The same is true when we read the Bible: the Book transmits God’s teachings to His children. It is through the Scripture that we are taught the Christian way. And […]
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    The Give Warmth Appeal

    The Give Warmth Appeal is a charitable nationwide initiative carried out yearly by the Community Outreach arm of the Universal Church. This initiative has been established to positively impact the wider community of rough sleepers and low-income families. It is supported by well-meaning volunteers who passionately donate their time and skillset to make the holiday […]
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    New Year’s Night Vigil of Strength

    The Night Vigil of Strength took place at the UCKG UK headquarters in Finsbury Park, London on 31 December 2019 at 10pm. Bishop Alvaro Lima conducted the night vigil, where people attended in their thousands. The meeting commenced with everyone presenting their plans and projects for the new year to God. The bishop admonished the […]
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    The Mountain of the Impossible

    For decades, historians, archaeologists and theologians have had conflicting theories about the location of various historical sites – especially in the Middle East, a region marked by centuries of war, where cities were destroyed, rebuilt or reshaped countless times. In the case of these populous places, the multitude of evidence about them helps guide scholars […]
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