Amy Orr-Ewing

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Love’s Unveiling: The Message of Easter

5 April 2014

In the next two weeks, to help us prepare for Easter, I have recorded a set of Bible devotions that will take us day by day through the Easter story all the way to Easter Day on Sunday April 20, 2014. Week 1   Week 2   These devotions include a key verse from Matthew’s […]

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Amy Orr-Ewing, Keynote Speaker New Wine Worship Conference

21 March 2014

Amy Orr-Ewing is the keynote speaker at New Wine Worship Conference in Leeds. The New Wine Worship Conference is for worship leaders and teams, and anyone wanting to grow in their worship of God. Find updates on twitter & watch the video below for more about the conference:   Tweets about “#nwworship @amyorrewing”  

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Speaking out in the media

10 December 2013

BBC Radio 4 Sunday Worship was broadcast live from Frog and Amy Orr Ewing’s church Latimer Minster for Back to Church Sunday: Amy Orr-Ewing at Latimer Minster on BBC Back to Church Sunday from Zacharias Trust and the OCCA on Vimeo.   BBC Oxford Michael Ramsden was speaking about sexuality, faith and objectification across local […]

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How to engage with today’s toughest questions

27 July 2013

How should we approach the tough questions that people ask us about Christianity? What is apologetics and how does it help us respond to others? In a talk given to alpha Scotland in 2013, Amy Orr-Ewing explains more about how we can communicate the gospel message to others more effectively.

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What’s wrong with sex before marriage?

18 April 2012

How on earth can you answer this question? It is the 21st century after all; surely God doesn’t hate you enough to make you say something so ridiculous and old-fashioned that you will lose all your friends! In the gospels, Jesus was asked many difficult questions and he frequently responded with a question before answering […]

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Aren’t religions all the same?

14 October 2011

We live in a context of spiritual longing. Many people are searching for that which will satisfy an inner craving for meaning and significance. The artist Damian Hirst recently said this: “Why do I feel so important when I’m not? Nothing is important and everything is important. I do not know why I am here […]

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Summer 2011 – Amy writes…

4 July 2011

This year we celebrate the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Version of the Bible (KJV).

This translation had a massive influence on the English language and culture and has also played an important role in getting the Bible into the hands of ordinary people. As this anniversary seems to have captured the imagination of the media, there have been many opportunities to comment and to speak to people about the Bible.

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Grayling’s Secular ‘Bible’ – A Good Book?

28 June 2011

In publishing his godless Bible for those with no faith, A. C. Grayling may have expected a mixed reception. The ‘religious Bible’ (as he calls the Christian original) often sparks controversy, so one might have assumed that his would prompt a powerful reaction.

But although there have been eyebrows raised, support given, and criticism levelled, I can’t help feeling that there is something a little flat about it all. Perhaps it is because we are in the midst of celebrating the 400-year anniversary of the King James translation of the Bible with its majestic impact on the English language, that one struggles to muster any strong reaction to this book. One of the repeated observations made about Grayling’s moral guide for atheists is that it just doesn’t seem to be as good or interesting as the original.

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