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Twenty Books By Dave Andrews

Recently Piquant decided to publish a special tenth anniversary edition of the best-selling Compassionate Community Work. (See link in be.reflective). Over the last thirty years I have published some twenty books. In case you have missed any of them, this is your chance to check them out. (See list below) • Can You Hear The Heartbeat? […]

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The Need For A Radical Spirituality – A Spirituality Of Compassion

Dave Andrews We need to begin with the realisation that our world is in trouble; and that religion, which was meant to make things better, has often made things worse. We do not suffer from the lack of religion, but from the lack of love. So if we are to have any hope of survival, we need to find […]

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Love Is More Important Than Faith

I once believed that religion was all about ‘truth’. Francis Schaeffer famously claimed that Christianity was ‘true truth’. I was trained to witness to the ‘true truth’ claims of my religion, Christianity, over against the ‘false truth’ claims (or ‘lies’) of other religions, like Islam etc. We saw evangelism as a battle for the mind, […]

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Embodying the Gospel of the Kingdom of Heaven on Earth

A presentation dave gave to Dynnum Gospel Chapel, July 2009 (25 minutes) daveAndrews_embodyingTheGospel_WeCanBe

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the serenity prayer (warning: rude words)

a week ago my friend Steve killed himself. that was a bit disappointing – he’s talked about suicide and tried to do it many times in his life, and had friends and family around to stop him, but this time noone saw it coming and he didn’t let on. so the funniest person i know, […]

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google results

after a little conversation with duncan (thanks duncan) i’ve just been exploring google’s webmaster tools. the good news is, we’re in the top ten hits for seearches on “be attitudes” and “beattitudes” (though we still don’t rate if you spell beatitudes properly – but maybe we don’t want to). we’re also the number 2 hit […]

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We Can Be At Technorati

Another way to get this blog into the blogosphere is using Technorati. Wecan.be is already showing up at www.technorati.com/blogs/wecan.be but we can optimise that presence. Someone needs to register a Technorati profile and claim wecan.be. I’d do it but I already have about 15 blogs registered. Once you’ve done that you can register key words […]

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Keyword Meta Tag

There are a few meta tags we can add in the header php file. A key one to use is the Keyword one. What do you think of these to start with? beatitudes, be attitudes, social justice, Dave Andrews, change, world, Christianity, gospel, Jesus, radical discipleship, spirituality, refugees, peace, reconciliation, nonviolence, environment, activist, poverty, alternative, […]

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a few new things…

hello everyone. i’ve added a few Features. geek that i am, it’s much easier to add features than to write posts. they are: – there’s a hit counter on the pages. it will probably be pretty disappointing for a while, feeling like you’ve spent the whole morning writing something and a week later only two […]

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Akismet spam filter activated

I activated the Akismet spam filter plug in just now. I had to create and account on wordpress.com to ket the “API key”, but that was pretty painless. Getting the API key means you have to create a free blog on their site. I don’t have a use for another blog at the moment. I […]

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