• David Baker

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David Baker is an Anglican minister and former daily newspaper journalist. He is a regular contributor to Christian Today.

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How did we ever make Holy Communion so complicated?

Sometimes when as a church leader I contemplate everything connected with this thing we call 'church' I ask myself: 'Did Jesus ever really intend all this to be as complex as we often seem to make it?' I am 99.9 per cent sure the answer to that question is 'no'!

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How the whole Bible hangs together – in one easy lesson

In our fortnightly pilgrimage through Mark's gospel we are now getting close to Jesus' execution. And as we do we shall see not only what it means for us today but how it ties up and explains so much of the rest of the Bible.

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Can we avoid Holy Week hypocrisy?

Last week I found myself doing exactly the sort of thing I decry in others, and which seems to me to go against the gospel Jesus taught – and which I claim to preach – in so many ways.