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August edition of Free magazine out now

July 31, 2015

In the August/September 2015 issue of Free:

STAND UP & STAY STRONG

Bullying happens to a surprising number of people. Like bullies, it comes in many shapes and sizes. Free takes a look at what you can do if you’re a victim of bullying, and how examples from the Bible can help us cope.

JUST SING IT!

When she was a teenager, severe pain and fatigue forced Jenny Pegg to give up the sport she loved. But in its place, God gave her a special voice. Free speaks to Jenny to find out more about her music, and her teenagers, Becca and Sam join in the conversation …

FAR FROM HOME

When Michael Stone travelled 5000 miles to volunteer in Malawi, ‘The Warm Heart of Africa’, he entered a whole new world, where ‘time doesn’t exist’ and ‘buses have wings’. Find out how he coped with homesickness and living in a whole new culture.

MUSIC MATTERS

One of David Kirk’s favourite U2 tracks is ‘Yahweh’ − the last track on the How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb album. In his latest article for Free, David explains the background to the song and what the words really mean.

Free magazine August September 2015

HEADS DOWN, THUMBS UP!

From drooling and licking school desk lids, Chris Nicolson eventually progressed to a much better way to have a quiet time … Discover some useful tips for making your quiet time more productive!

RESCUED!

Dan Paterson continues our Bible study on Exodus and explains what it means to be rescued − and, no, he doesn’t mean that time he got stuck up a tree …!

PLUS...!

David Gray knows that one goal can make all the difference in FOOTBALL SHORTS; Josh Renwick explains how a Latin Link Step team provided the perfect solution to his gap year dilemma; Stephen Campbell reviews the news in HEADLINE HITTERS, and we meet the 2015 Lyle Orr winners.

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