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Nurturing Communities\

The Rev Dr Martin Fair highlights Paul’s fears – and his relief – about the fledging Christian community in Thessalonica.
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OUR oldest son has been living in Australia for the last two years. Although he’s on the other side of the world, we are in contact almost every day with messages and we communicate via FaceTime at least once a week. The funny thing is, we talk more now than when he was a ‘sullen youth’ living under our roof! In times gone by, contact with a relative in Australia would have been minimal; perhaps the odd letter which would have taken weeks to arrive. Distance was much more of an issue in the days before modern communication.

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