Should the Church of England ban Conversion Therapy?

Jun 24, 2017 by

Dr Mike Davidson of Core Issues Trust discusses the politicisation and disinformation surrounding this issue prior to General Synod with Dr Peter May and Dermot...

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Judge blocks US attempt to send Iraqi Christians back to face perils of ISIS

Jun 24, 2017 by

by Andy Walton, Christian Today: A US federal district judge has intervened to block the deportation of over 100 Iraqi Christians who were arrested earlier month in Michigan. The 114 mostly Chaldean believers were rounded up because they had some kind of criminal record, according to authorities....

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Is the Christian faith tolerant?

Jun 24, 2017 by

by Ian Paul, Psephizo: A couple of years ago, I gave a short talk to the Nottingham Theology Network, part of UCCF’s work with students, on the question of tolerance. Having wondered how much I knew about the subject, I came to realise that it touches on some central issues of faith and mission....

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Evangelical Options and Delusions

Jun 24, 2017 by

By Melvin Tinker, Anglican Mainstream. [Editor’s note: This is a response to a piece by David Baker in Evangelicals Now, in which he sets out the case for staying firmly in the Church of England, but is strongly critical of Jesmond’s recent initiative, and sees the Gafcon movement...

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The ‘hate preacher’ hypocrisy

Jun 24, 2017 by

by Douglas Murray, Spectator: Well this is interesting.  I had got used to the standard response to terror.  I had thought that when 22 young people get blown up by a suicide bomber in Manchester we were meant to say that it made ‘no sense’, that it ‘wouldn’t change us’ and that ‘love’ must...

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Teachers bribed to denigrate Christianity

Jun 24, 2017 by

by Chris McGovern, TCW: “Five luxury Harrods Hampers to be won!” That is the offer currently being made to teachers by the Times Educational Supplement resources website. What is more, by using the ‘FREEHAMPER” discount code you get “ a free teacher-created, classroom-tested resource costing £3 or...

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Lessons on transgender life ‘just confuse primary pupils’ says education expert

Jun 24, 2017 by

by Eleanor Harding, Mailonline: Teaching transgender lifestyles confuses primary school pupils, an education expert has said. Joanna Williams said the small number of transgender children in schools did not justify the ‘time, effort and money’ spent creating teaching materials on the issue. She...

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Archbishop of Canterbury says the Church of England needs a miracle to solve its long-running row over gay rights

Jun 24, 2017 by

by Steve Doughty, Mailonline: The Archbishop of Canterbury said yesterday that the Church of England will need a miracle from the Holy Spirit to solve its long-running row over gay rights. The Most Reverend Justin Welby said the divisions cannot be healed by human hands but only by divine...

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Sudden Financial Crisis Hits Yellowstone Methodists following consecration of lesbian bishop

Jun 24, 2017 by

by Jeffrey Walton, Juicy Ecumenism: […]  “Unprecedented financial challenges have emerged in the last five months radically challenging our short term sustainability,” warned a presentation by the United Methodist Church’s Yellowstone Annual Conference on June 10. “Unfolding in 2017 is a[n]...

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Islamophobia and Extremism

Jun 24, 2017 by

by Tim Dieppe, Christian Concern: Theresa May described Islamophobia as a form of extremism in her response to the Finsbury Park attack on Monday. Tim Dieppe comments on the relationship between Islamophobia and extremism and the risks to freedom of speech that this poses. Another terrorist attack...

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