Girls, science and how the equality police get it so badly wrong

Feb 24, 2018 by

by Belinda Brown, The Conservative Woman: I spent Valentine’s evening on Newsnight discussing whether there are any significant differences between women and men. It is easy to mock this question, but it is important that it is asked. By presenting idea as fact – that there are no significant...

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The West’s War on the Family

Feb 24, 2018 by

by Bruce Frohnen, The Imaginative Conservative: For decades, now, Christians have worried about the progressive push to strip naked the public square by forcing religion into the shadows of a private sphere. Recent events have made clear that this is not the case. Everything is public and...

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Lenten Meditations: Saturday 24 February

Feb 24, 2018 by

Sat Feb 24 am: 55 pm: 138, 139 Deut 11:18-28 Heb 5:1-10 John 4:1-26 SATURDAY OF LENT I – St. Ethelbert, King and Confessor, 616 LITURGICAL THEME FOR THE DAY: The first of the Anglo-Saxons to receive the Christian faith was the premier king, or Bretwalda, of the Saxon confederation, respected not...

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Church has ‘dealt with’ Meghan Markle’s divorce, Archbishop of Canterbury says

Feb 23, 2018 by

By Rhiannon Mills, Sky News: The Archbishop of Canterbury says Meghan Markle’s divorce is something the Church of England has “dealt with” in the same way it would with any other couple. Speaking as he prepares to officiate at Meghan’s wedding to Prince Harry in May, the...

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Why the Department of Health is wrong to defend gender reassignment for children

Feb 23, 2018 by

from Christian Concern: The Department of Health has preemptively responded to an online petition calling for a ban on gender reassignment for under-18s. The petition, which is still open, was set up by Christian campaign group Voice for Justice, and has attracted over 9,000 signatures. The...

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CI News: 23 February 2018

Feb 23, 2018 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: The Sunday trading debate is re-opened in Belfast, campaigners urge politicians to listen to concerns over a smacking ban in Wales & tributes are paid to the late Billy Graham. You can download the video via this link. Featured stories...

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Council backs faith school freedom in sex ed

Feb 23, 2018 by

from The Christian Institute: The Government has been urged to allow faith schools to teach sex education in accordance with their religious ethos by councillors in a London borough. Barnet Council unanimously backed a motion calling for tolerance to be shown to people of faith. The Government has...

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A study in the contrast between Political and Pneumatic Christianity in the light of the life and death of Bill Graham

Feb 23, 2018 by

by Gavin Ashenden: The responses to the news of Billy Graham’s death have been varied, as one might have expected. They stretch from the kind: “Thank you Billy. For Everything. See you on the other side, Michael W.” to the septic, as in that of the Teen vogue columnist Lauren Duca: “The big news...

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Jedi weddings in Church of England buildings could become a reality, bishop warns

Feb 23, 2018 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: Lightsabers and Death Stars are not typical accompaniments to confetti and warm prosecco as the bride walks down the aisle on a summer’s afternoon. But Jedi weddings in church could soon become a reality, a bishop is warning. John Gummer’s ecumenical...

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Securing a Future or Stockpiling Whitewash? 

Feb 23, 2018 by

by Peter Sanlon (reproduced in its entirety with permission) Last night I watched the Channel 4 television documentary – ‘The £1 Houses’. TV crews follow the gripping story  of efforts to secure the future of derelict houses in Liverpool. A whole street of houses were due for demolishing. ...

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