Website information for readers

Apr 2, 2017 by

The Anglican Mainstream website is now operating from a new ‘host’, and we hope that this will resolve the problems that some readers have been experiencing recently.  We are continuing to provide links to articles in the ‘Latest Posts’ carousel box above. Readers can sign up for our...

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Brits back the right of MPs to say ‘gay sex is a sin’

Apr 28, 2017 by

from The Christian Institute: An opinion poll by ComRes for The Christian Institute found that a clear majority of people support the right of politicians with traditional views to express them. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has been bullied on his views concerning homosexuality in recent...

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Leading the Anglican Church of Congo from the grassroots

Apr 28, 2017 by

By Jem Hovil, BUILD Partners.  The Most Revd Zacharie Masimango Katanda is not only the Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Congo (ACC), but he remains bishop of the vast Diocese of Kindu. Travel along narrow dirt roads through forest to the church centres is all but impossible except at certain...

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CI News: 28 April 2017

Apr 28, 2017 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: Brits overwhelmingly back the right of MPs to disagree with gay sex – New Scientist hits out at Richard Dawkins and other new atheists – MPs call for the abortion limit to be lowered – Grantchester star criticises the constant ridiculing of...

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The Sexual Revolution and the Do-Nothing Church

Apr 28, 2017 by

by Stephen Baskerville, Crisis Magazine: From time to time, the church finds itself with egg on its face because of its failure to speak out in the face of grievous injustices. The Nazi episode, the Civil Rights movement in the United States and Apartheid in South Africa—in each case the church...

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University puts abortion pills in vending machine

Apr 28, 2017 by

by Lisa Bourne, LifeSite: A California university’s decision to make abortifacient drugs available to students via a vending machine in a study lounge has prompted criticism from pro-life and family groups. A “Wellness To Go” vending machine that dispenses the Plan B drug was installed earlier...

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Not just an optional extra –RE that prepares children for life in the 21st Century

Apr 28, 2017 by

by Derek Holloway, Church of England Education Office: The Church of England has approximately 4700 schools of which about 200 are secondary including Middle Schools. We educate roughly a million pupils each year. We work in partnership through our dioceses to support schools. Church schools are...

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Heads back CofE call to ban parents withdrawing children from RE

Apr 28, 2017 by

by Freddie Whittaker, Schools Week: Headteachers have backed Church of England plans to ban parents from withdrawing their pupils from religious education, claiming it is being exploited by ‘interest groups’ and those seeking to incite religious hatred. Under current rules, parents have the right...

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Bravo to the Truth: What’s Wrong with Transgender Ideology

Apr 27, 2017 by

by Walt Heyer, Public Discourse: The problem with basing a diagnosis and irreversible treatment on people’s feelings, no matter how deeply felt, is that feelings can change. A recent New York Post article tells the story of a Detroit mom named Erica who changed into a transgender dad named Eric....

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‘Worshipping the equality-god is a dangerous thing to do….’

Apr 27, 2017 by

by Gavin Ashenden: The danger with not choosing a god for yourself, is that other people may choose him for you. Beware the ‘equality-god’; he is becoming more demanding; recently he has  made looking people in the eye considerably more dangerous. Gangland culture knows all about the significance...

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Christian prison worker to appeal Tribunal ruling over right to quote Bible in chapel service

Apr 27, 2017 by

from Christian Concern: A Christian prison worker who felt he had no option but to resign after being disciplined for quoting from the Bible during a prison chapel service, will challenge an Employment Tribunal’s ruling that the prison was right to discipline him. In March 2016, the...

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