How important is sex?

Jan 12, 2018 by

by Peter Jensen, Gafcon. It has become quite common for Christians to take the line that our business is to talk about Jesus and not about sex and sexual morality. Our obsession with sex is creating a barrier to gospel presentation. I have to say I am pretty sympathetic to this argument. I never...

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White children more likely to suffer mental health issues, study finds

Jan 11, 2018 by

by Camilla Turner, Telegraph: White children are more likely to suffer mental health issues than their peers, a major study has found. The rise of marital breakdown has been blamed for the higher instance of “emotional problems” among white children, with researchers pointing to “better family...

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Scottish Episcopal Church clergy rebel after ‘divisive’ appointment of bishop to conservative diocese

Jan 6, 2018 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: A major row is erupting in the Scottish Episcopal Church (SEC) with half the paid clergy in one region rebelling over the appointment of their new bishop. A letter to bishops of the Anglican SEC on Friday accused them of fostering ‘disquiet and...

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Senior Anglican priest slams opposition to assisted dying as ‘pure fatalism and superstition’

Jan 5, 2018 by

by James Macintyre, Christian Today: A senior Anglican priest has spoken out in favour of assisted dying, dismissing as ‘pure fatalism and superstition’ the notion that ‘the time of someone’s death is purely God’s business’. Canon Rosie Harper, the chaplain to...

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Church of England unveils £24 million national investment in new churches and evangelism

Jan 5, 2018 by

from ACNS: The Church of England has announced grants of £24.4 million in the latest tranche of its Renewal and Reform programme funding. The money is being provided by the C of E’s Strategic Investment Board, which was created as part of a change in the way national funding from the Church...

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In praise of Iran’s brave rebels

Jan 4, 2018 by

by Brendan O’Neill, spiked: Women defying archaic dress codes and ripping off their hijabs in public. Young hard-up people taking to the streets to rail against economic contraction and religious greed. ‘People are paupers while the mullahs live like gods!’, they holler. Democrats who no...

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