Church apologises for hosting satanic fashion show

Sep 21, 2017 by

By Eno Adeogun, Premier: A London church has apologised for hosting a satanic fashion show. St Andrew’s Church in Holborn received criticism after it offered up its building as part of London fashion week on Monday evening. The Anglican church’s alter was transformed into a runway for...

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3 Reasons Young Folks Are Getting That Old-Time Religion

Sep 11, 2017 by

by Owen Strachan, The Federalist: The young Catholic writer Matthew Schmitz recently published an article that quickly went viral. In “The Kids Are Old Rite,” Schmitz argues that many younger Catholics do not want an accommodated Catholicism; they prefer the older forms of worship, taking a kind...

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The pastoral heart and the inevitability of suffering

Sep 11, 2017 by

By John Piper, Ligonier Ministries. […] If we would see God honored in the lives of our people as the supreme value, highest treasure, and deepest satisfaction of their lives, then we must strive with all our might to show the meaning of suffering, and help them see the wisdom and power and...

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Bibles, arm-waving, and incense

Sep 9, 2017 by

by Philip North, Church Times: TRADITION — in the sense of what we used to call “churchmanship” — is a feature of church life which is almost unique to Anglicanism. It is an exquisite irony that black-scarf conservative Evangelicals, arm-waving Charismatics, myth-busting liberals, and...

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British pass another milestone on the journey away from faith

Sep 7, 2017 by

by Madeleine Davies, Church Times: TWO Church of England Bishops have responded with equanimity to the latest British Social Attitudes (BSA) survey, in which the percentage of people who describe themselves as “not religious” is at its highest since the survey began. Just 15 per cent identify with...

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Church decline in Britain: what remedies?

Sep 5, 2017 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. Two very different articles about church decline catch my eye this week. First, Ruth Gledhill in Christian Today interprets the latest figures from the British Social Attitudes survey. Headlining with “massive collapse in numbers of Anglicans”, Gledhill...

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