Church of England to pray that HS2 will be halted

Jun 2, 2014 by

By Steven Swinford, Telegraph The Church of England has announced its opposition to the Government’s HS2 proposals after warning that the line will desecrate thousands of graves and shatter the peace along the £43 billion route. The Archbishop’s Council, one of the Church’s most powerful bodies, has said it is opposed to the line because human remains will not be “treated in a decent and reverent manner”. The council, which is led by the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of York,...

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Are gays’ brains better than mothers’ brains?

Jun 2, 2014 by

By Kelly Bartlett, Conjugality: A fascinating and widely-publicised study suggests that men’s brains are “very plastic” and will mimic a woman’s emotional circuits if their infant lacks a mom. A leading journal, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, has published a study conducted in Israel based on work by neuropsychologist Ruth Feldman of Bar-Ilan University and others. Researchers compared the MRI brain scans of 89 mothers and fathers watching videos of themselves caring for...

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Divorce is not cool

Jun 1, 2014 by

Jennifer Johnson, English Manif.   Around March of 2013 I came across the words of a prominent LGBT activist named Masha Gessen: “I have three kids who have five parents, more or less, and I don’t see why they shouldn’t have five parents legally… I would like to live in a legal system that is capable of reflecting that reality, and I don’t think that’s compatible with the institution of marriage.” Imagine having five parents. Imaging going back and forth between all those households on a...

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100,000 Christians a year are being martyred – what can be done to stop this?

Jun 1, 2014 by

By Harry Phibbs, Conservative Home: A powerful leader in The Times this morning concluded(£): A Vatican official speaks of 100,000 Christians being martyred every year, more, surely, than at any time in history. We cannot be spectators at this carnage. The Times has been highlighting the case of Meriam Ibrahim, sentenced by the Sudanese Government to hang because she refused to renounce her Christian faith. The regime of President Omar al-Bashir has denied food aid to Christians unless they...

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Adverse Family Experiences Among Children in Nonparental Care

Jun 1, 2014 by

Objective—This report presents estimates of the proportion of children who have experienced selected adverse family events by the number of biological parents in the household, with a focus on comparisons among subgroups of children in nonparental care defined by caregiver type. Data sources—Data were drawn from the 2011–2012 National Survey of Children’s Health, a nationally representative telephone survey of households with children conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics....

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Gallup Poll: Fewer Americans in ’14 Believe One Is Born ‘Gay’

Jun 1, 2014 by

By Lisa Graas: We are being told by people with lots of money and power that the “gay marriage” debate is over thanks to a few judges who are forcing the issue down voters’ throats. It’s not over. In fact, we will continue to see ups and downs, just as in the abortion debate. Here’s an example. Newsmax: Americans are split on whether sexual orientation is fixed at birth, but fewer believe someone is born gay than did in a 2013 survey, data released Wednesday shows.  Gallup’s annual “values and...

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Sunday Worship

Jun 1, 2014 by

This week’s round up of resources online and being broadcast:  #7St Peter’s Brighton, the first HTB plant outside London is involved in its second church plant this year and Simon Larkin its new rector considers the church; #8 Vaughan Roberts considers what can be learnt about suffering from Job; #9 Dr Peter Williams of Tyndale House applies his forensic skills to the writings of St Luke; #10 Bishop Tom Wright out and about again; Please pray for Miriam Ibrahim in a confused and...

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Colorado orders Christian baker to make wedding cakes for gays

Jun 1, 2014 by

From AP: Colorado’s Civil Rights Commission on Friday ordered a baker to make wedding cakes for same-sex couples, finding his religious objections to the practice did not trump the state’s anti-discrimination statutes. The unanimous ruling from the seven-member commission upheld an administrative law judge’s finding in December that Jack Phillips violated civil rights law when he refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple in 2012. The couple sued. “I can believe...

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LGBT Movement is a Civil Rights Fraud: March to Take Back Our Movement!

Jun 1, 2014 by

From the Coalition of African American Pastors: One of the bloggers who shared this video described it as an attempt to drive a wedge between the gay community and African Americans.Who is he to decide what all African-Americans must believe in and support? He (along with most of his group-think peers) has no insight on the African American experience. And his comment reduces these things to a strict matter of demographics. Forget history, forget values, forget the role that faith has always...

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New video trailer for Washington March for Marriage 2014

Jun 1, 2014 by

From NOM: We’re in a historic battle, a fight for one of the great truths of civilization – that marriage as one man and one woman is an essential element of a thriving society based on strong families. It’s not only God’s design for humankind, it’s been proven throughout history to be the most beneficial relationship for men and women, for any children born of their union, and for society as a whole. How fortunate we are to be able to demonstrate our support for preserving marriage in the...

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