Too few children in too many pews, latest C of E mission statistics warn

Oct 19, 2017 by

by Madeleine Davies, Church Times: THE average C of E church has just three children attending, and the smallest 25 per cent have, on average, none at all, according to the latest Statistics for Mission. The data, collected by parishes a year ago, shows the overall decline in attendance to be...

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Abortion wasn’t questioned by the BBC – it was celebrated

Oct 19, 2017 by

by Chris Sugden, The Conservative Woman: Anne Robinson’s hour-long BBC TV programme marking 50 years since the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act concluded that ‘the majority’ of the participants agreed the law should be updated to allow for non-surgical abortions at home. This was...

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Now teaching Christian doctrine at a church school is ‘extremist’. Move over Monty Python

Oct 19, 2017 by

by David Robertson, Premier: David Robertson looks at the so-called ‘extremist’ teaching that has caused Christian Charity CrossTeach to be banned from conducting assemblies in a Church school Are you sitting comfortably in your ‘safe space’? Do you have your ‘trigger’ alarm ready? Then we shall...

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Where is Your Bible? Is the Church Ignoring ‘the Oracles of God’?

Oct 19, 2017 by

by Eric Metaxas, Stan Guthrie, Breakpoint: Two majors with the KGB stood over Gavin Ashenden, who was caught smuggling Bibles into the old Soviet Union during the eighties. Who were his contacts, and where were the Bibles going? If Ashenden didn’t cooperate, the KGB officers warned, he’d be...

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Church of Satan Lauds Library for Hosting Five-Horned ‘Killer Klown’ Drag Queen at Kids’ Storytime

Oct 19, 2017 by

By Brandon Showalter , CP: A California public library is drawing criticism from Christians and praise from the the Church of Satan for hosting a children’s story hour featuring a drag queen dressed as a five-horned demon. As part of LGBT history month, the Michelle Obama Neighborhood...

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The Bible and the Reformation

Oct 19, 2017 by

from the Museum of the Bible: The Bible was at the center of the Protestant Reformation and the debates and discussions on Christian theology and practice. The reformers engaged with the Bible in new ways, studying the original Greek and Hebrew texts, and teaching and preaching the Bible to the...

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I Was an Eight-Year-Old Drag Queen

Oct 19, 2017 by

by  Chad Felix Greene, Public Discourse: Sexualizing children has dangerous consequences. We must stand up for them before it is too late. Elle Magazine recently released a video of an eight-year-old drag queen who calls himself “Lactatia.” The viral video features a young boy wearing dresses,...

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On Satan Cake, Cooler Hades Prevail

Oct 19, 2017 by

by Tony Perkins, FRC: The devil is officially in the details of Jack Phillips’s case. When a customer emailed the baker about making a Lucifer cake, the man at the center of America’s biggest religious liberty case found out just how significant his trial may be. Phillips, who became a...

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New book equips Christians under pressure in the UK

Oct 18, 2017 by

from Christian Concern: A new book, published by Evangelical Press, confronts the escalating political challenges facing Bible-believing Christians in Britain since the turn of the Millennium. ‘Christians in the Community of the Dome’ (100 pages) is written by Julian Mann. Publisher...

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John Humphrys looks at gender identity

Oct 18, 2017 by

A special half-hour documentary on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme. Veteran broadcaster John Humphrys begins with the way attitudes towards homosexuality have changed in the past 60 years since the Today programme first aired. He goes on to examine the most radical, and rapid, recent change:...

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