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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Protests after Prince Charles opens Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

May 26, 2017 by

Church of England Newspaper 26 May Questions raised about Indonesian blasphemy charge On Tuesday May 16 Prince Charles as patron formally opened the 60  million pound Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies as its patron. On Thursday May 18 the Centre welcomed the vice-president of Indonesia, His...

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Rwanda – Revival, Genocide and Recovery

May 25, 2017 by

by Rev Paul Perkin, Vicar of St Mark’s Battersea Rise, London. Evangelicals Now June 2017 Rwanda is a land of contradictions. Arriving at Kigale one is immediately aware that this is quintessential Africa, and yet, ‘This is not Africa as I know it!’ One of the first hints is the airport...

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Inside North Korea: two views of Christians that prevail

May 19, 2017 by

Church of England Newspaper May 19 2017 North Korea, part of which once was known as the “Hermit Kingdom”, has now forced itself onto the world stage through the actions of its leader Kim Jong-un, the Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea and supreme leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of...

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Churches grapple with questions of survival through research

Apr 12, 2017 by

A major new doctoral initiative aimed at equipping leadership in the non-western and persecuted church has been launched by two leading academic institutes – the Oxford Centre for Religion in Public Life (OCRPL) and the Theology department of the South African University of Stellenbosch. The...

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Egyptian President declares three days of mourning

Apr 10, 2017 by

by Hassan John Global Christian News: Emerging information from the Egypt bomb attack reveals that so-called Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the twin bomb attacks and named Egyptians as the suicide bombers. The attacks have so far claimed almost 50 lives and wounded over 100 people,...

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