Lessons from Dunkirk

May 28, 2017 by

by Phil Ashey, American Anglican Council. […] The Imperial War Museum did not disappoint me.  But there was one exhibit in particular that caught my eye—the smallest boat that evacuated beleaguered troops from the beaches of Dunkirk, the Tamzine. The boat is not much for the eye.  It’s hard to...

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AM website holiday

May 27, 2017 by

Anglican Mainstream’s website posting will be lighter than usual due to holidays, but we will be back in force next weekend!  

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UK statistics: England’s Christian population dropped, Muslim population increased in 10 years

May 27, 2017 by

by Lorraine Caballero, Christian Daily: The proportion of Christians in England saw a significant drop between 2001 and 2011, while the percentage of Muslims increased in the same period, based on information from the United Kingdom’s Office for National Statistics. Based on U.K.’s...

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Anyone who thinks Westerners are flocking to Isil because of the Iraq war is a fantasist

May 27, 2017 by

by Dr Azeem Ibrahim, Telegraph: Isil and its jihadist ideology uniquely exploit underlying conflicts and offer the conspiracy theory solution: none of this is your fault. When Islamist radicals commit some heinous act, they very often try to justify this as a legitimate response to the West’s...

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Islamic State: ‘Why We Hate You and Why We Fight You’

May 27, 2017 by

by Thomas D Williams PhD: In the most recent issue of their online magazine Dabiq, the Islamic State issued precise marching orders to Muslims throughout the world, urging them to take up jihadist terror according to a model of simplicity and effectiveness. The magazine, titled Break the Cross,...

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Terror by Bus

May 27, 2017 by

by Tony Perkins, FRC: Memorial Day seems to come every day for our hurting brothers and sisters in the Middle East. This morning, a world that was already grieving the loss of so many lives in Manchester was heartbroken to hear about the senseless slaughter of a bus of Egyptian Christians in cold...

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CI News: 26 May 2017

May 26, 2017 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: The Church of Scotland has taken steps to allow ministers to conduct same-sex weddings, most UK women want to lower the abortion limit and music festivals have been slammed for attempting to ‘normalise’ illegal drug use. Featured stories Church...

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The Secularisation of the Church of Scotland – What Really Happened at the Assembly?

May 26, 2017 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: Much to no-ones surprise, the Church of Scotland General Assembly has just voted to accept the Theological Forum’s report which changes the Churches definition of marriage to include same sex marriages and to apologise to gay people for their previous understanding....

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Canterbury statement after attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt

May 26, 2017 by

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I am heartbroken by the news of another awful attack on men, women and children, murdered because of their faith in Jesus Christ. In this time of deep sorrow and pain, we commit to prayer those who have died, those who have been injured and those who have lost loved...

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General Election – questions for candidates

May 26, 2017 by

From Coalition for Marriage Freedom remains under threat. Too often attempts are made to compel people to agree with same-sex marriage – whether it’s individuals in the workplace, in public places or in schools. Remember that Ashers Baking Co. in Belfast is being hauled through the courts,...

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