On the Killing of Sir David

Oct 19, 2021 by

by Samuel Martin, The Mallard: […]  As with similar tragedies, the conversation surrounding the event is entirely composed of people fighting over which conversation “we should be having” instead. For instance, people of certain political dispositions were more aggravated by the press reporting that the assassin was of Somali heritage, rather than the actual murder itself; choosing to talk about “muh racist Daily Mail” or “misogynistic” tweets than anything of importance or substance. As...

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LGBT charity Stonewall ‘dictated policy’ to Welsh government

Oct 18, 2021 by

by David Thompson, BBC News: The Welsh government has been accused of being “dictated to” by an LGBT charity. Labour MP Tonia Antoniazzi said the government promoted an “ideological culture” by adopting Stonewall’s interpretation of the Equality Act. Her comments were in response to a BBC investigation which revealed the Welsh government had adopted Stonewall’s interpretation of equality law. The Welsh government said its policy was in the “spirit of...

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Carl Trueman and the Evangelical Mind

Oct 18, 2021 by

by Thomas Kidd, TGC: Carl Trueman is one of the most interesting Christian thinkers of our time. A professor at Grove City College, and author of books including the extraordinary The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution, Trueman has proposed a third way for traditionalist Christians between the current American extremes of woke accommodationism and crass Trumpism. I might call that third way “faithful realism”: we...

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Priest says he was not allowed to offer Sir David Amess a final prayer

Oct 18, 2021 by

by Cara Bentley, Premier: A Priest who rushed to the scene of Sir David Amess’ attack on Friday says he was denied the opportunity to offer the MP the last rites. In the Catholic tradition, the last rites are the final prayers said to commend the person to God’s mercy. Sir David Amess MP, who died on Friday, was a Catholic, and a supporter of religious freedom and traditional religious values. Following his stabbing at his constituency surgery on Father Jeffrey Woolnough, a local...

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Eighth Trumpet of the Global South Fellowship of Anglican Churches

Oct 18, 2021 by

Communiqué from the 8th Global South Conference, 2021 : “To make ready for the Lord a people prepared” (Luke 1:17) 17 October 2021 1. The Eighth Global South Conference took place online from 14th to 17th October 2021. The theme of the Conference was “To make ready for the Lord a people prepared” (Luke 1:17). A Pre-Conference Forum was held online from 29th to 30th September 2021 for substantive matters to be deliberated in advance and preparations for electronic voting. 2. The Conference was...

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Why discrimination is not the way forward – A response to the Cooper report on ‘conversion practices.’

Oct 18, 2021 by

by Martin Davie: Jayne Ozanne has long campaigned for a complete ban on ‘conversion therapy.’ She was, for example, the driving force behind the motion passed by the General Synod of the Church of England in 2017 which declared: ‘That this Synod: (a) endorse the Memorandum of Understanding on Conversion Therapy in the UK of November 2015, signed by The Royal College of Psychiatrists and others, that the practice of gay conversion therapy has no place in the modern world, is unethical,...

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