What the Bible Really Says About Sex and Sexuality

May 25, 2017 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: “The Truth of God and the Lie of Lust”  Last Sunday morning I preached a sermon that in one sense I did not want to preach, and in another was desperate to preach.   I did not want to preach on Romans 1:24-27 because of the sensitivity of the subject for many people...

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Is the Bible ‘Hate Speech’?

May 4, 2017 by

by Andrea Williams, Christian Concern: Is the Bible a ‘hate book’? Andrea Williams comments on the recent hearing of Barry Trayhorn at the Employment Appeal Tribunal. Is the Bible ‘hate speech’? Of course not, but of late, this is a thought that has crossed my mind. If the...

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Christian prison worker to appeal Tribunal ruling over right to quote Bible in chapel service

Apr 27, 2017 by

from Christian Concern: A Christian prison worker who felt he had no option but to resign after being disciplined for quoting from the Bible during a prison chapel service, will challenge an Employment Tribunal’s ruling that the prison was right to discipline him. In March 2016, the...

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The Hottest Thing at Church Is Not Your Pastor or Worship Leader

Apr 19, 2017 by

by Kate Shellnutt, Christianity Today: Despite a new wave of contemporary church buzzwords like relational, relevant, and intentional, people who show up on Sundays are looking for the same thing that has long anchored most services: preaching centered on the Bible. “Sermons that teach about...

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Lord, open the King of England’s eyes!

Mar 28, 2017 by

by Peter Jensen, GAFCON: “Lord, open the King of England’s eyes!” These, of course, were the last reported words of William Tyndale who was strangled and then burnt in 1536. His crime? Translating the Bible into English. His prayer? That King Henry VIII would allow the distribution of...

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Restoring a scriptural imagination in a secular age

Feb 24, 2017 by

by Timothy O’Malley, Living Church: At present, there are three primary modes of interpreting the Scriptures, all of which are fundamentally related to the effects of secularization as experienced within parochial life. The first is operative within the academy and may best be described as...

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