CI backs church minister punished by hotel over marriage beliefs

Apr 3, 2020 by

from The Christian Institute: The Christian Institute is supporting a church minister punished by a Belfast hotel for his biblical beliefs about marriage. Revd Harry Coulter was forced to stop an event in support of traditional marriage at the Balmoral Hotel in October last year. The Institute’s legal team is helping him with his action against the hotel. Response In October last year, Revd Coulter booked a conference room at the Balmoral Hotel, Belfast, for a ‘Marriage Matters’ event,...

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Evangelicals slam NYC’s threat to ‘permanently’ close churches that defy coronavirus order

Apr 3, 2020 by

by Samuel Smith, Christian Post: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s assertion that churches and synagogues will be “permanently” closed if they refuse to obey a stay-at-home order banning large gatherings in light of the coronavirus pandemic has drawn the ire of national Christian leaders. At a March 27 press briefing, de Blasio singled out Christian and Jewish congregations and threatened that agents would shut down their houses of worship if they held in-person services. “A small...

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Transition as Treatment: The Best Studies Show the Worst Outcomes

Apr 3, 2020 by

by Paul Dirks, Public Discourse: A pattern begins to emerge as we survey some of the best and longest outcome studies on gender transition: the longer the studies and the better the methods, the more negative the results. The treatment for this particular disorder is severe: lifelong experimental medicalization, sterilization, and complete removal of healthy body parts—a treatment Dr. Ray Blanchard, one of the world’s foremost sexologists, calls “palliative.” In spite of its severity, however,...

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Lenten Meditations: Friday 3 April

Apr 3, 2020 by

Fri April 3 am: 22 pm: 141, 143 Exod 9:13-35 2 Cor 4:1-12 Mark 10:32-45 FIFTH FRIDAY  OF LENT – Saint Nicetas, Abbot of Medicium, 824 LITURGICAL THEME FOR THE DAY – Saint Nicetas lived in the eighth century and became the Abbot of the Monastery of Medicium, which was near the city of Triglia on the Sea of Marmara. For his Orthodox confession of the veneration of the holy icons, he was persecuted and exiled twice by the Iconoclast Emperor Leo the Armenian, but recalled by Michael...

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God’s answer to your fear, worry and anxiety

Apr 2, 2020 by

by Greg Laurie, Christian Post: Worry and anxiety. They’re everywhere right now, and many of you have felt them. I know I have. Certain words and phrases trigger fear, such as “pandemic,” “shelter in place” and “quarantine.” We begin to play the “what if” game. We panic, asking, “What if THIS happens?” or “What if THAT happens?” We have to be concerned and we have to be diligent – the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a real and serious virus – but we don’t have to panic. Did you know that the...

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The Moral Revolution and the Media

Apr 2, 2020 by

by Albert Mohler, The Briefing: How activist organisations hide behind deceptive research with press complicity. Listen here  

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