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August 29, 2014

In the August/September 2014 issue of Free:

INDEPENDENCE? That is the Question

Yes! No! Have you made up your mind yet? As Scotland prepares for the polls, you still might be uncertain how to vote. You might even wonder if there’s a right or a wrong choice for a Christian to make. As the nation gets ready for one of the most important decisions it will ever make, DAVID ROBERTSON considers what the Christian approach to the referendum should be.


No more church, no more family Bible readings − at last JAMES GILLIES had got away from all that! Now that he was at university, he was experiencing real freedom for the first time in his life! Or was he …? James explains what happened to change his attitude to Christianity.


YOU are of eternal value and significance, because God doesn’t make junk; YOU have an amazing contribution to make to the lives of others; YOU have incredible skills and abilities to develop for God’s glory and YOUR life is more about your future than your past. These are just some of the 12 amazing things that Cary Schmidt knows about you.


Abandoned and unused, but full of potential − there’s a good chance that something rather important is gathering dust in your attic! KENNETH STONE suggests you get a ladder out and climb up there now! Your old football kits could bring happiness to people on the other side of the world.


Hands up who likes losing? Okay, that’s a silly question. None of us actually like to lose. Yet losing is a reality that everyone involved in competitive sport will experience sooner or later. IAN LANCASTER considers how should we deal with it.

Elsewhere in Free, STEPHEN CAMPBELL reviews the news in Headline Hitters, CHRIS NICOLSON writes a letter to her 16-year-old self, and ML STONE raises her expectations in her 30th and final Spaghetti Blog.

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