Is prostitution work?

Aug 25, 2019 by

by David Robertson, Christian Today: Language matters. Last week a young woman, Michelle Dunn, was stabbed to death in Sydney. This young woman was described as a ‘sex worker’. This is now the ‘correct’ terminology for prostitution. Does that matter? The Sydney Morning Herald carried a revealing series of reports on the nature of ‘sex work’ in the city. Michelle was a student who also operated as a sex worker. There are a significant number of female...

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Astonishing rise of Iran’s heroic Christians

Aug 25, 2019 by

by Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack, TCW: If you were asked which was the most unlikely nation to be experiencing Christian conversions on a large scale, the chances are that the 40-year-old Islamic Republic of Iran would be near the top of the list. The country is ruled by a hardline theocratic regime where conversion from Islam and sharing the Christian faith are both illegal, and persecution of Christians is intensifying. Yet not only is the church remaining steadfast in the face of persecution,...

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The morning after pill does not reduce abortions

Aug 25, 2019 by

by David Paton, The Conservative Woman: In view of the energetic response to Philippa Taylor’s TCW post on Friday, in which she backed a pharmacist who refused to dispense the morning-after pill for reasons of conscience, we thought it timely to republish an article by Professor David Paton on the facts and research concerning the MAP. This makes it clear that it is not just another drug and therefore its prescription availability is bound to be a matter of controversy. This article, which was...

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Our kids are being taught what?!

Aug 25, 2019 by

by Lisa Nolland: Conference to discuss the new Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) curriculum proposed by the govt in 2020 11/13 Masons Avenue, Harrow, HA3 5AH Sat, 12 October 2019 10:00 – 18:00 BST About this Event The UK Government is planning to bring in the new Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) curriculum in 2020. While we support the government’s resolve to end bullying in schools, and acknowledge the need for children to be taught to respect others, we do not believe that the state...

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A Federal Court Strikes a Powerful Blow for Free Speech and Religious Freedom

Aug 24, 2019 by

by David French, National Review: Christian videographers will not be forced to produce videos of same-sex weddings. Earlier today, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the constitutional order, limited the reach of expansive nondiscrimination laws, and protected a Christian couple from having to choose between their business and their conscience. The facts of the case are simple. The plaintiffs, Carl and Angel Larsen, are videographers who create “commercials, short films, and...

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Church of South India Lay Anglican leaders Urge Kerala Chief Minister Not to Receive Welby

Aug 24, 2019 by

by David W Virtue, Virtueonline: Lay Anglican leaders from the Church of South India (CSI) have petitioned Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan of the state of Kerala not to receive the leader of the Anglican Communion Archbishop Justin Welby as a state guest when he comes to India in September, arguing that Church’s invitation will gloss over the deep corruption within the CSI. An article in The New India Express ran with the headline, “Don’t receive Canterbury Archbishop as...

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