Very Rev Lorna Hood, former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland 
Wednesday, 17 September, 2014, 07:52 AM
Today, Scots are divided between "Yes" and "No". Let us hope that, after the vote, they will be as united as Christianity is.

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Great Uncle Dr Lord Indarjit Singh JP, CBE, Baron Wimbledon, Director of the Network of Sikh Organisations 
Tuesday, 16 September, 2014, 08:37 AM - Singh
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Rev Dr Dr Prof David Wilkinson, Principal of St John's College Durham  
Monday, 15 September, 2014, 07:47 AM - Wilkinson
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Rev Dr Giles Fraser 
Saturday, 13 September, 2014, 07:55 AM - Fraser, Northern Ireland
On how the Rev Dr Ian Paisley, and Christianity in general, brought peace to Northern Ireland.

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From Norwich, it's the bishop of the week, Incandescently Reverend Graham James, Lord Bishop of Norwich 
Friday, 12 September, 2014, 07:54 AM - Health, James
Depression: I'd like to illustrate it with a fictional account, which reminds me of Jesus.

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Rhidian Babbling Brook, writer, celebrity and Christian  
Thursday, 11 September, 2014, 07:51 AM - Brook
And the big question for all Scots today is: just how Welsh are you? Let's ask the Invisible Magic Friend?

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Reverend Dr Jane Leach, Principal of Wesley House, Cambridge  
Wednesday, 10 September, 2014, 08:45 AM - Be nice, Leach
And the Big News today is that everything is just awful. It's all doom and gloom and it always has been. Then you look at what humans have done in the past: the partition of India, the atomic bombs, the Holocaust, the world wars, the wars of imperialism, the slave trade, the Mongol invasions, the fall of the Roman Empire, the rise of the Roman Empire, the slaughter of the people of the Promised Land, the Flood. People are just downright rotten and horrible.

My message is: try to be nice. If you can avoid taking part in genocide or atomic warfare, then please, please, please, do so.

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Great Uncle Dr Lord Indarjit Singh JP, CBE, Baron Wimbledon, Director of the Network of Sikh Organisations 
Tuesday, 9 September, 2014, 08:10 AM - Singh
And the big news today is the invention of the Internet. I'm not interested in all this technology and I'm certainly not interested in talking about it as part of my Thought For The Day. If I was interested in Twitter, or Facebook, or email or the latest mobile phone, then I would make that my topic of conversation, rather than Scottish Independence, or turmoil in the Ukraine, or war in the Middle East. But what's happening in the world of social media means absolutely nothing to me. I'm not even going to mention wifi.

Guru Nanak says that you cannot find the Invisible Magic Friend up a mountain. Which is odd, because he seems to spend an inordinate amount of time at the top of mountains. I think he meant that you cannot get a good mobile signal up the top of mountains, not that that is of any interest to me.

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Rev Dr Dr Prof David Wilkinson, Principal of St John's College Durham  
Monday, 8 September, 2014, 08:28 AM - Health, Wilkinson
Ebola: we need to work together to fight it. That's how Christians invented medicine and got rid of all the other diseases. As Christians, they thought "Let's be nice to poor people and cure their diseases."

If they hadn't been Christians, they would have jumped up and down on all those bloody little poor people, with their disgusting diseases, and said "Take that, you dirty, smelly poor people you."

So you just be grateful for Christianity. As Jesus said, "Let their be evidence based understanding of bacteria and viruses, how they are spread and how outbreaks of disease can be contained using good sanitation, sensible use of anti-biotics and a well funded programme of vaccination."

Thank the Invisible Magic Friend that we have Christianity around to do all this.

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Rev Rob Marshall, Team Rector of East Ham  
Saturday, 6 September, 2014, 07:49 AM - Marshall
And here is today's news from a Faith Perspective: 15 months ago there was the horse meat scare. Food is actually more popular than football now! When we think of food, we naturally think of faith and all that it has to tell us about food.

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