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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Is Richard Rohr a heretic?

Feb 21, 2018 by

By Ian Paul, Psephizo. [Editor’s note: this is important because of the growing popularity of Rohr’s teaching among Christians in the English speaking West who are looking for something more than re-statement of historic biblical faith for contemporary life.] […] Two things struck me...

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Hitchens on anti-Christian Britain

Feb 20, 2018 by

by Laura Perrins, TCW: In this season of Lent, please do make time to watch this barnstorming performance by Peter Hitchens in an IQ2 Debate, ‘Britain Is Becoming an Anti-Christian Country’. Hitchens supported the motion and surely he is right. In this debate he gives an excellent explanation of...

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Why the enslaved adopted the religion of their masters – and transformed it

Feb 19, 2018 by

by Dante Stewart, Christianity Today. […] The “Jesus” they met in the Middle Passage and on the plantations was firmly on the side of the oppressor and opposing their freedom. This experience was not a neutral one. He clearly was used by the slavers and planters to pacify the slaves and to justify...

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Needed: Churchmen of Courage

Feb 19, 2018 by

by George W Rutler, The Imaginative Conservative: Where there are bishops of moral vigor, there will be an abundance of young men willing to take up the call of service to the Church. Where the spirit is tepid and refreshes itself on the thin broth of a domesticated and politically correct Gospel,...

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Lack of individual morality – the deadly rot at the core of the charity sector

Feb 18, 2018 by

by Jules Gomes: Something is rotten in the state of the charity sector. The carcasses of sex, money and power are piling up in the meat freezers of Oxfam and other charities. Is the charity sector immoral? No. Neither is it amoral. How can it be? It is zealously devoted to ending poverty,...

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