Divorce rates will soar with the introduction of ‘no-fault’ separations

Sep 19, 2018 by

from Coalition for Marriage: The Government is braced for the divorce rate to shoot higher immediately after the introduction of ‘no-fault’ divorce, its risk assessment reveals. An “increase in the volume of matrimonial proceedings” may put a strain on HM Courts and Tribunals Service, according to...

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Breaking News from Harvard: Faith is Good for You

Sep 19, 2018 by

from Tony Perkins, FRC: The Bible tells us that there is nothing new under the sun (Ecc. 1:9). So often what passes for “news” is really nothing more than a refresher. A case in point is a new study from published this month in the American Journal of Epidemiology about the link...

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Why is the Church of England worth so much and how does it make money?

Sep 19, 2018 by

by Jasmine Andersson, iNews: The Church of England has hit the headlines after it offered to buy off the £400m loan book of collapsing pay-day loan firm Wonga. However, just the week before, it announced it would not be severing ties with Amazon and has been found to offer zero-hours contracts in...

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Harvest euthanasia victims organs before they’re dead, say Canadian doctors

Sep 19, 2018 by

from SPUC: Combining euthanasia and organ donation remains highly controversial, and is currently only permitted in Belgium and the Netherlands, both countries with notoriously lax euthanasia laws. However, two Canadian doctors and a bioethicist are now arguing for an even more extreme situation...

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What is ministry? Two examples.

Sep 18, 2018 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. The ReNew conference, a gathering of 470 clergy and senior lay leaders at a hotel in Leeds, has just finished. The emphasis of ReNew is to encourage churches and ministers with conservative evangelical convictions, to continue working together for the...

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Should we stop referring to God as ‘he’?

Sep 18, 2018 by

by Ian Paul, Psephizo: Last week the polling company YouGov published the results of a survey asking Christians what they thought about God’s gender. Their ‘shocking’ discovery is that very few agree with Ariana Grande’s claim in her latest single: With Ariana Grande’s recent single being entitled...

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How to measure – and vanquish – poverty? A new answer to an old problem

Sep 18, 2018 by

by Mark Wallace, Conservative Home: How best to measure poverty has long been a vexed question in British politics. The naive hope that statistics would be able to produce an answer simultaneously accurate and robust enough to withstand the pressures of political misuse, abuse and misunderstanding...

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Woman Bishop wants to castrate God and free women in the name of Gender Equality

Sep 18, 2018 by

by Jules Gomes, Rebel Priest: Rachel Treweek, Bishop of Gloucester, is a über-feminist. On Sunday, she called for the God of the Bible to undergo Gender Reassignment Surgery. “I don’t want young girls or young boys to hear us constantly refer to God as he,” she told The Telegraph. Jesus, the Son...

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Western Christianity isn’t dying out from natural causes. It’s committing suicide

Sep 18, 2018 by

by Tim Stanley, Telegraph: There’s nowhere more relevant to the modern world than Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. This Episcopal church advertises yoga and is totally non-judgmental (there’s a photo on its website of a man dressed as a nun) and I bet a fun time was had by all at last week’s Global...

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Bishop warns church leaders they must work harder to make their places of worship more fun …or risk closure

Sep 18, 2018 by

from Mailonline: Church leaders have been warned that they must work harder to make their places of worship more fun for parishioners. Too many churches are like ‘mausoleums’ because they do not welcome visitors outside service times, the Bishop of Worcester, John Inge, told the first National...

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