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Feb 14, 2017 by

Some people have been experiencing problems with accessing some pages on the website. So that you don’t miss anything, here are some posts from 10 Feb onwards: (Newest at the top)


Iraqi Christians erect giant cross to mark victory over evil of Islamic State from EWTN

If Philip North can’t be Bishop of Sheffield, the Church of England ceases to be catholic by Archbishop Cranmer

Now That Everyone Cares About Pederasty … by Austin Ruse, Crisis Magazine

Statement on Bishop Philip North

Church Comes Out Fighting For Conservative Bishop In Row Over Women’s Ordination by Harry Farley, Christian Today

Yes, Childhood Sexual Abuse Often Does Contribute to Homosexuality by Michael Brown, The Stream

Second Muslim becomes head of BBC religious TV programming by Katherine Rushton, Mailonline

What’s all the fuss about sex in the Church of England? by Canon Phil Ashey, AAC

A straight male and the Texas bathroom by Mary Ann Mueller, VOL

Choose this day which mainstream you will serve! by David Handy, Anglican Mainstream

Petition:  Say No to Gender Identity Bill

Leading Gay Cleric Jeffrey John Narrowly Rejected As Bishop In Wales by Harry Farley, Christian Today

Bishops Urge International Aid For South Sudan As Millions Starve by Joseph Hartropp, Christian Today

Can Same-Sex Marriage Really Reduce Teen Suicide? by Mark Regnerus, Public Discourse

French attempts to ‘de-radicalise’ homegrown jihadists pronounced a ‘total fiasco’ by Henry Samuel, Telegraph

They won’t admit it in Stockholm, but Donald Trump is right about immigration in Sweden by Fraser Nelson, Telegaph

Rioting erupts in immigrant-dominated Swedish suburb, Fox News

What the Transgender Debate Means for the Church by Russell Moore

The Liberal Lie is Collapsing by Fr Dwight Longenecker, Patheos

Restoring a scriptural imagination in a secular age by Timothy O’Malley, Living Church

IPSO eyes up religion coverage as new centre seeks funding by Jonathan Elliott, Lapido Media

Synod vote on same-sex relations: it was female clergy wot won it (or lost it) by Archbishop Cranmer

A Month of Islam and Multiculturalism in France: January 2017 by Soeren Kern, Gatestone Institute

Sloppy words but the substance was true by Melanie Phillips

The rise of ‘anti-Christian hatred’: Time to make a stand! and suggested letter to MP (at the bottom of this post) from Voice for Justice UK

The Failure of Secular Arguments for Marriage – Andrew Sandlin

Tory MP: Schools are ‘not the place’ for education on LGBT issues – PinkNews

Revolutionary Sexuality – Exzra Institute for Contemporary Christianity, Joe Boot

Have We Lost the Soul of Evangelicalism? by Trevin Wax, The Gospel Coalition

The Rapidly Diminishing Anglican Church of Canada by David Virtue, VOL

Milo Yiannopoulos’ Controversial Comments Reveal Hypocrisy Within LGBT Community by Robert Oscar Lopez, The Stream

It Is Not As Debunked As They’d Have You Believe by Erick Erickson, The Resurgent

The Tragic Cruelty of “Radical Inclusion” from ACNA

Trump Right to Fix Obama’s Unlawful Transgender School Policy by Ryan T Anderson, The Daily Signal

Why are so many of the clergy gay? by Ancient Briton

A “spiritual analysis” of what is happening in the Church of England –Peter Sanlon, Anglican Ink

GAFCON Leaders Increase Heat on CofE and call for Revolt against the Archbishop of Canterbury by David Virtue, VOL

Bishop Leads Charge For Church’s ‘Radical Inclusion’ Of Gay Couples by Harry Farley, Christian Today

Dear Archbishops: What Is ‘A Radical New Inclusion’? by David Baker, Christian Today

New threat to schools and other news, C4M

Sweden: Looting, Cars Torched, Police Attacked as Riots Break out in Migrant Suburb by Virginia Hale, Breitbart

Marriage is the answer for committed heterosexual couples by Harry Benson, The Conservative Woman

Europe rights chief says all states must approve same-sex unions by Nick Duffy, Pink News

Sussex University under fire over workshop on how to ‘deal with right-wing attitudes by Camilla Turner, Telegraph

Archbishop Of Canterbury Warns Of Crisis In South Sudan As Millions Face Starvation by James Macintyre, Christian Today

Milo, CPAC, Homosexuality and Pedophilia by Michael Brown, Charisma

Christian Alternative to Boy Scouts Sees Increase in Membership from Family Policy Alliance

Open Letter to the Iona Community in Response to your Statement re: Israel/Palestine from Christian Friends of Israel

Conservative Anglicans are like ISIS?? by Fr Dwight Longenecker, Patheos

The uprising against moral extortion by Melanie Phillips

Heterosexual couple lose civil partnership challenge, BBC

Petition: Say No to Dangerous Gender Identity Bill

How the transgender agenda harms children by Judith Reisman, MercatorNet:

Canada must be the most sanctimonious, PC place on the planet by Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack, TCW

Bishop berates poor, deluded Brexiteers who voted “quixotically” to leave the EU by Archbishop Cranmer

GAFCON Issues New Calls For Rebellion Against Archbishop Of Canterbury by Harry Farley, Christian Today

Nursing Home Resident Euthanized Against Her Will by Paul Russell, Life News

James Delingpole Takes Apart National Trust For Politicising Britain’s Heritage, by Donna Rachel Edmunds, Breitbart

Political correctness kick-started populism by Melanie Phillips, The Times (£)

The New Research: Missing Fathers, Swelling Waistlines from The Family in America

An Anglican understanding of inclusion by Martin Davie

Campaigners hail school decision to let pupils choose gender identity by Alexandra Topping, Guardian

Second Islamist ‘Trojan Horse’ scandal feared after Oldham headteacher reports death threats by Henry Bodkin, Telegraph

“Swedish Spring”: Citizens Demand National Conversation on Migrant Crimes After Top Cop Goes Public by Paul Joseph Watson, InfoWars

How Sweden became an example of how not to handle immigration by Tove Lifvendahl, Spectator

Marine Le Pen pledges to end same-sex marriage by Emily Chan, Mailonline

The Radical Call To Go The Wrong Way’. Archbishop Welby’s charge to General Synod. by Gavin Ashenden

Christians are not ‘nice’ – they stand for justice and truth by Dr Campbell-Jack, TCW

The dying need a chance to talk, says Dr Elaine Sugden by Kathy Gyngell, TCW

Sex, homosexuality and celibacy: Why society can’t cope with Christians being Christian by Mark Woods, Christian Today

Regulator’s proposal to remove pharmacists’ conscience rights is unethical, unnecessary and quite possibly illegal by Peter Saunders, CMF

PETITION: Remove Abortions From The NHS

When Radical Leftists Tried to Block a Pro-Life March, American TFP

Shame on the Silent Christian Leaders Who Refuse to Stand Against Government Tyranny by Michael Brown, The Stream

New Registry Allows Engaged Same-Sex Couples To Choose Which Christian Florist To Put Out Of Business, Babylon Bee

Head of Abortion Business Claims Abortions are “Safer Than Aspirin” from Life News

Why I walked, written in 2003 by J I Packer

The Kids Aren’t All Right: What the Gender-Identity Revolution Has in Common with 1960s’ Drug Culture by Scott Beauchamp, Public Discourse

Bishop apologises for pressing wrong button in synod vote on homosexuality, Premier

Statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury following today’s General Synod

Church of England clergy issue shock rebuke to Bishops’ conservative view on sexuality, by Harry Farley, Christian Today

‘Disgraceful’ Church of England leaves persecuted Nigerians to their fate by Jenny Taylor, Lapido Media

Why The Church Of England Is Facing Schism Over Sexuality by Ruth Gledhill, Christian Today

The Ethic of Moral Compromise: What the Pharisees Could Teach the Church of England by Rollin Grams, Bible and Mission

Archbishop Welby clarifies Brexit ‘fascist’ remarks by Aaron James, Premier

Presentations from the Bishop of Norwich and the Bishop of Willesden

The Muslim Brotherhood: Wellspring of Terrorism by Judith Bergman, Gatestone Institute

Bishop warns of pain ahead as Church of England report restates opposition to same-sex marriage by Leon Watson, Telegraph

I’m a bleeding-heart liberal cleric –but the Church of England must not accept gay marriage by George Pitcher, Telegraph

The Bishops’ Report (GS 2055): The Way Forward? by Andrew Goddard, Fulcrum

GAFCON UK’s response to the lobby group OneBodyOneFaith

Gay marriage: Church of England to debate LGBT rights, ITV News

Welby risks a fatal Anglican split over homosexuality by Jules Gomes, TCW (Interview with Susie Leafe)

Major report prepares ground for genetic modification of human embryos by Ian Sample, Guardian

To link those who voted Brexit to fascism is appalling (and historically illiterate), Archbishop by Christopher Hart, Mailonline

‘Equality Oath’ threatens supporters of traditional marriage from C4M

When it comes to the boundary of tolerance you have to choose by James Oakley

Sexual immorality is a first order salvation issue. It is time for The Church of England to go under the surgeon’s knife by Peter Saunders, Christian Medical Fellowship

Manipulative, domineering revisionists must be opposed, not appeased by Andrew Symes

Midwives Chiefs call the police as mum and 17 month old toddler deliver 10,000 name petition from SPUC

General Synod votes to retain marriage banns

Fireworks and faith at general synod by Martin Bashir, BBC

A Tale of Two Talks: Free Speech in the U.S. by Douglas Murray, Gatestone Institute

Pro-Homosexual Church of England Dean Spins Smyth Report to Blacken Evangelicals by David Virtue, VOL

Gender-affirming bathroom policies are ‘quackery’ by Michael Cook, MercatorNet

York Minster bells to ring again, in aftermath of heavy dispute by Josh Halliday, Guardian

A taste of their own medicine by A S Haley, Stand Firm

Debate hots up as Synod’s sexuality take-note approaches by Madeleine Davies, Church Times

Donald Trump is part of a ‘fascist tradition of politics’, says Archbishop by Patrick Foster, Telegraph

Serving bishop joins criticism against C of E stance on gay marriage by Harriet Sherwood, Guardian

Lone parents cause child poverty, by Kathy Gyngell, The Conservative Woman

How to think about sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) policies and religious freedom, by Ryan Anderson, The Heritage Foundation

Appeal on behalf of the Anglican Church of Kenya and the Church of Uganda, from Barnabas Fund

#ProtestPP: Protests against Planned Parenthood held across the world, from SPUC

Petition: Remove abortions from the NHS

Freedom of speech decreasing for Christian students, by Aaron James, Premier

Pharmacy workers, equality laws and religious freedom, by Chris Whitehouse, Conservative Home

On defining religion, by Nonie Darwish, Gatestone Institute [the aims of Islam].

Unaccompanied child refugees – two views (a Conservative politician, and the Archbishop of Canterbury)

Trojan horses in the women’s movement, by Khadija Khan, Gatestone Institute

The crisis of free speech on campus, by Tom Slater, Spiked

Four threats to religious liberty from extremism agenda, from Christian Institute

European Parliament abortion campaign seeks to indoctrinate children, by Marianna Orlandi, C-Fam

Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali says secularism is spectacular failure, by Andy Walton, Christian Today

Christian teaching and LGB mental health, by Peter Ould, Psephizo

Church is driving gay people to suicide, warns Christian charity, by Sarah Knapton, Telegraph

The government must do more to support marriage, by Sir Paul Coleridge, Conservative Home

For articles on General Synod, click here

and for articles on the Bishops’ Report on sexuality (GS 2055) and the subsequent debate in and around Synod, see here


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