At least 3,400 Nigerian Christians killed, 3,000 abducted so far in 2021, NGO estimates

Jul 24, 2021 by

by Emily Wood, Christian Post: A Nigerian civil society organization estimates that over 3,400 Christians have been killed by extremists since January, a number that nearly surpasses the number of Christian deaths Open Doors USA estimated in Nigeria for all of 2020. The Anambra-based International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) released a report this week estimating that at least 3,462 Christians have been killed by extremists in just 200 days, while at least 3,000...

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Rock-star REV who could trigger Church of England’s #MeToo moment

Jul 24, 2021 by

by David Leafe, Mailonline: HE late-night telephone calls were not at all what you would expect from a Church of England vicar contacting female members of his congregation. Summoning selected women to his lavishly appointed home in Sheffield, the Reverend Chris Brain wanted help with what became known as ‘putting him to bed’. At the very least this meant giving him a massage, often while he was naked. For some of his young followers, it stopped there. But for others, the encounters are said...

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The growing schism in the Anglican Communion

Jul 24, 2021 by

by David Virtue, Virtueonline: It should be apparent by now to both Archbishop Justin Welby and Josiah Idowu-Fearon, Secretary General of the Anglican Consultative Council that the divisions within the Anglican Communion will not go away and are, in fact, irreversible. Divisions are deepening almost monthly, with increasing fragmentation over homosexual practice. New revelations about the trajectory of the Church of England, the Mother church, with a ‘Living in Love and Faith’...

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Victory as magistrates rule street preachers were free to evangelise in lockdown

Jul 24, 2021 by

from Christian Concern: London magistrates have thrown out a case against a Christian preacher, who was fined and prosecuted by the Metropolitan police for evangelising on Good Friday, 2020. Joshua Sutcliffe, 31, along with one socially distanced friend, was preaching and handing out leaflets in Camden, North London, on 10 April 2020 when the two of them were stopped by the police. ‘I could not have helped the homeless if I were online’ Detained and surrounded by four police officers, Joshua...

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Welby, the Church’s Captain Calamity, steers Christ’s boat towards the rocks

Jul 24, 2021 by

By Victoria Baillon, The Conservative Woman: AS our parish churches and Christian heritage disappear from the countryside, with the dolts who run the Church of England steering it towards oblivion, this is a letter I have written to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Justin Welby …  Dear Archbishop, Consider the English rural parish church. For many, the church building remains the central focus of their community everyday life, not only a place for reflection and solace, but a refuge for all...

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CI News: 23 July 2021

Jul 23, 2021 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: Blackpool Council is ordered to pay out over £100,000 for discriminating against Christians, Westminster issues Stormont with an ultimatum on abortion, and Team GB athletes speak of the importance of their faith in Jesus Christ. You can download the video via this link. Featured stories Blackpool Council ordered to pay out over £100k for discriminating against Christians Whistling ‘Bob the Builder’ logged by police as ‘hate incident’...

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