New ‘order a daddy’ app lets women browse for £950 sperm donors

Sep 26, 2016 by

by Joseph Curtis, Mailonline: A new mobile app has been launched that allows British women to select a sperm donor to father their child. London Sperm Bank Donors, nicknamed ‘order a daddy’, lets women browse men by a series of characteristics including height, ethnicity and hair colour. The company says it is the first such app of its kind, designed to ‘address the acute shortage of sperm donated in the UK’. Much like online dating apps, it also includes a biography of...

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Pansexual Humanism: The UK’s new State Orthodoxy –countering the intolerance

Sep 26, 2016 by

from Core Issues Trust: In an ongoing attempt to raise awareness about the growing intolerance within the UK towards faith groups dissenting from state orthodoxy that prevents expressions of faith in the public space, Core Issues Trust will offer a side event at the OSCE in Warsaw, Poland today Monday, 26th of September. This preceeds discussion in the main forum – Working session 11 , which will examine tolerance and non-discrimination (part I) in the OSCE member states. This session...

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IS openly recruiting jihadists to kill Christians in the West

Sep 25, 2016 by

from Barnabas Fund: Islamic State is openly recruiting jihadists to target Christians in the West. This news emerged this week after Belgian police arrested the teenage son of a radical imam in the city of Verviers. The teenager was arrested after a video emerged of him walking the city’s streets cursing Christians in Arabic and calling for the murder of Christians. He reportedly told investigators that Islamic State (IS) is currently recruiting jihadists a) to target Christians, b) to carry...

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59 Exercises in Simple Logic: A Response to the Archbishop of Wales’ Defense of Same-Sex Relationships

Sep 25, 2016 by

by Rollin Grams, Anglican Ink: Let us consider the logic of the outgoing Archbishop of Wales, Barry Morgan’s, recent defense of homosexual relationships.[1] The First Argument in Two Parts The bulk of his argument—over half—is this: Since there are ‘different perspectives’ and ‘shifts in perspective’ within Scripture on several matters—parts of the Bible are at variance with other parts—‘there is no one settled understanding of what the Bible says about a number of subjects and … reading it as...

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Atheism, the State, and the Early Christians: Lessons for Today

Sep 25, 2016 by

by Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch: Socrates was said to have been sentenced to death by the state because he was accused of atheism (impiety) and corrupting youth because he did not acknowledge the gods of Athens. His life was ended by drinking hemlock, but accusations of atheism did not stop there. The early Christians were accused of similar things. Because they refused to worship the emperor and the gods of the day, they were accused of atheism and persecuted by the state. Back then things...

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Islamic extremism infiltrates the police

Sep 25, 2016 by

from Christian Concern: In this piece, Christian Concern’s Director of Islamic Affairs, Tim Dieppe, discusses news that Islamic extremism has infiltrated the police force. “The idea that our counterterrorism division would employ someone sympathetic to the Taliban, and let them continue in that role is shocking and disturbing,” he writes. He states that the “foundation of our society is at stake” and urges believers to pray that police offers would not be...

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Bishops of Native American Anglicans in Canada respond to ACOC vote on same-sex relationships

Sep 24, 2016 by

A Statement by the Bishops Mark MacDonald, Lydia Mamakwa, and Adam Halkett We are writing to the Church and our communities in light of the General Synod’s decision to take the first steps towards the changing of the marriage canon. As we wrote to the commission and stated at the Synod, we do not agree with the decision and believe that it puts our communities in a difficult place in regards to our relation and community with the Anglican Church of Canada. This statement was requested by an...

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Courageous Christians Resisting the Rainbow Warriors

Sep 24, 2016 by

by Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch: Homosexual marriage changes everything. I and others have made this warning for decades now. And on a daily basis we see the frightening truth of this. Everyone is impacted by such radical social and legal changes. We are all at risk. And Christians are especially being targeted. I have documented numerous cases of anti-Christian bigotry both in my books and on my website. One could monitor all this on a full time basis, and still have a hard time keeping up....

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Outrage as Royal College ‘puts price’ on Down’s lives

Sep 24, 2016 by

from The Christian Institute: Families of children with Down’s syndrome have reacted furiously to doctors’ recommendations to undertake a cost/benefit analysis on the lives of people with the condition. Doctors want results to be used to decide how widely a new test for Down’s syndrome should be rolled out for pregnant women. The highly controversial Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) has already been slammed as a mechanism for screening out babies with Down’s syndrome. Cost-effective The...

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Married parents are the best defence against child abuse

Sep 24, 2016 by

by Rob Slane, The Conservative Woman: Imagine you have a really bad back. You go to the doctors, but instead of examining you properly, he says that he is sorry you are in discomfort, before writing a prescription for some strong painkillers. The painkillers help numb the pain somewhat, but the problem persists, and the reason for this is that you actually have a slipped disc – something you find out only after going to another doctor for a second opinion. The remedial action – an operation –...

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