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Duncan Pile
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Duncan Pile is a writer, author and speaker, living in Derbyshire, England with his wife and stepson. His mystical approach to faith straddles the Evangelical/Progressive divide, and flowing from lived experience, he is passionate about the deconstruction and reconstruction of the Christian faith.

Works by Duncan Pile
The real problem with contemporary worship
Duncan Pile | January 30, 2023
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The Importance of Emotion in Worship
Duncan Pile | January 14, 2023
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Take the Fear Out of Faith
Duncan Pile | January 09, 2023
The worst consequence of fear is that it keeps us from the kind of closeness with God he......
If God Invited You to a Party
Duncan Pile | January 09, 2023
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The Good Shepherd
Duncan Pile | January 05, 2023
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Be it unto me according to thy word
Duncan Pile | December 17, 2022
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The Good Shepherd
Duncan Pile | December 12, 2022
What is your image of God like? Do you feel confident asking for blessing or provision?......
The Demise of American Christianity
Duncan Pile | December 10, 2022
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Loving the Other
Duncan Pile | November 15, 2022
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Exercises in Self-Value: Escaping the Prison of...
Duncan Pile | November 11, 2022
How do you view competition? Many see it as a necessary, even fundamental part of life –......
Break free from self-imposed limitations
Duncan Pile | November 03, 2022
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Break Free From Self-Imposed Limitations
Duncan Pile | November 01, 2022
Too often, Christians are told to embrace forms of suffering that we should seek to free......
Should the media cover faith?
Duncan Pile | October 23, 2022
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Building Better Communities
Duncan Pile | September 15, 2022
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Building Better Communities
Duncan Pile | September 12, 2022
Every church can make the choice to inject all they do with compassion and grace,......
Entering the Promised Land
Duncan Pile | September 02, 2022
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Your circumstances are not guidance
Duncan Pile | August 29, 2022
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The Basis of Respect
Duncan Pile | August 19, 2022
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Entering the Promised Land
Duncan Pile | August 12, 2022
Much has been made of the metaphor of the Israelites’ journey from Egypt to Canaan, and......
The River of Life
Duncan Pile | August 09, 2022
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Rethinking Glory
Duncan Pile | July 25, 2022
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In Due Season
Duncan Pile | July 23, 2022
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Rethinking Glory
Duncan Pile | July 21, 2022
Glory is a commonly used word, peppering worship songs, hymns, prayers, and colloquial......
Progressive or Evangelical?
Duncan Pile | June 28, 2022
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Apologetics for The Status Quo
Duncan Pile | June 19, 2022
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Those Wounds Yet Visible Above
Duncan Pile | June 14, 2022
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The Lord Tests the Heart
Duncan Pile | June 10, 2022
The Lord Tests the Heart by Duncan Pile...
The Lord Tests the Heart
Duncan Pile | June 07, 2022
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What is Lacking in Christ’s Suffering?
Duncan Pile | June 03, 2022
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What does the Bible say about abortion?
Duncan Pile | May 31, 2022
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The Problem of Persecution
Duncan Pile | May 27, 2022
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Lean Hard Into That Rudder
Duncan Pile | May 21, 2022
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Is Tithing a Christian Concept?
Duncan Pile | May 12, 2022
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What is Humility?
Duncan Pile | May 07, 2022
What do you think of when you hear the word humility? What does it look like? How does......
Why Believe?
Duncan Pile | May 01, 2022
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Is God in Control?
Duncan Pile | April 23, 2022
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Is God in Control?
Duncan Pile | April 15, 2022
We often hear that ‘God is in control’ as a kind of self-soothing mechanism. It can be......
Faith Teaching – Pitfall or Paradise?
Duncan Pile | April 09, 2022
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The Choices That Steer Your Life
Duncan Pile | April 06, 2022
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How Do You Judge God?
Duncan Pile | March 22, 2022
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The Sin of Self-Judgement
Duncan Pile | March 18, 2022
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Faith Teaching - Pitfall or Paradise?
Duncan Pile | March 17, 2022
At the age of 21 I was first exposed to faith teaching, and boy did I like what I heard.......
Rethinking Judgement
Duncan Pile | March 08, 2022
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Should Christians Be Pacifists?
Duncan Pile | February 27, 2022
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Sex and Marriage
Duncan Pile | February 12, 2022
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Re-thinking Judgement: Part 3 – Judging God
Duncan Pile | February 03, 2022
There is nothing more important that our understanding of God. ...
Why I’m (Almost) a Universalist
Duncan Pile | January 25, 2022
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The Connectedness of All Things
Duncan Pile | January 23, 2022
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The Mythology of Cancel Culture
Duncan Pile | January 18, 2022
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Why I Believe: Duncan Pile
Duncan Pile | January 13, 2022
In all that time, and in many challenging circumstances, he has never let me down. When......
Does the Devil Exist?
Duncan Pile | January 12, 2022
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Dig Your Own Well
Duncan Pile | January 07, 2022
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Rethinking Judgement — Part 2
Duncan Pile | January 07, 2022
Jesus goes before us in everything. He is our perfect example – including in his......
Making Resolutions That Work
Duncan Pile | December 30, 2021
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Incarnation
Duncan Pile | December 24, 2021
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The Fear of the Lord is the Beginning of Wisdom
Duncan Pile | December 21, 2021
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Rethinking Judgement — Part 1
Duncan Pile | December 18, 2021
This article in a short series about judgement reveals how judging is the foundation of......
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The Most Important Lesson My Father Taught Me
Duncan Pile | November 26, 2021
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For the Avoidance of Dishonour
Duncan Pile | November 25, 2021
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The Prayer God Can't Answer
Duncan Pile | November 23, 2021
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The Problem is Calvinism – Why This Matters
Duncan Pile | November 19, 2021
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The Problem is Calvinism - Part 4
Duncan Pile | November 16, 2021
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The Problem is Calvinism – Part 3
Duncan Pile | November 11, 2021
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The Problem is Calvinism - Part 2
Duncan Pile | November 10, 2021
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The Problem is Calvinism - Part 1
Duncan Pile | November 06, 2021
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Here's to the Atheists!
Duncan Pile | November 02, 2021
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Let Your Kids Enjoy Halloween
Duncan Pile | October 29, 2021
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Hold Me Closer Cosmic Dancer
Duncan Pile | October 27, 2021
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