Jordan Peterson’s Fight Against Chaos

May 10, 2021 by

by Steven Wedgeworth, The Gospel Coalition: Review: ‘Beyond Order’ by Jordan Peterson. After nearly dying last year, Jordan Peterson is back with a sequel to his bestselling 12 Rules for Life. Titled Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life, it’s packaged as a complement to the first. Whereas 12 Rules for Life offered order as “an antidote to chaos” (its subtitle), this book seeks to move “beyond” that order. Is it then the chaos book? Almost, but not quite. Beyond Order is indeed the yin to the...

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What does it mean to seek God’s kingdom right where you are?

May 10, 2021 by

from licc: You could be at work. Maybe you’re looking after the kids. Or seeing friends (finally). But whatever sphere of society you’re in, God can work through you to bring his kingdom there – as in heaven. ‘We Seek Your Kingdom’, a whole-life worship song to the tune of much-loved hymn ‘Abide With Me’, written by Noel Robinson, Andy Flannagan, and Graham Hunter, inspires us to see our daily tasks through God’s eyes – and live out the prayer ‘your kingdom come’ in every part of life....

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Sermon which cost school chaplain his job

May 10, 2021 by

from Christian Concern: A Christian chaplain has launched legal action after being reported to the government’s terrorist watchdog and losing his job for delivering a sermon in a school chapel that encouraged respect and debate on ‘identity ideologies.’ Supported by the Christian Legal Centre, Rev. Dr Bernard Randall, 48, who is ordained in the Church of England and is a former chaplain of Christ’s College, Cambridge, is taking Trent College to court for discrimination, harassment,...

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Church of England reviews thousands of monuments with links to slavery and colonialism in churches in wake of BLM movement – with some to be axed

May 10, 2021 by

by Katie Feehan, Mailonline: The Church of England is expected to instruct cathedrals and churches across the country to review their monuments for links to slavery and colonialism and take action if any are found. In guidance set to be issued this week, the Church of England’s 12,500 parishes and 42 cathedrals will be told to scour their grounds and buildings for historic links. If any are found, the guidance urges that consultation should be carried out with communities to determine...

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Political correctness: a tyranny of the minority

May 9, 2021 by

from spiked: Most people in the UK, US and France reject the culture of offence. The list of words you’re not supposed to say and opinions you’re not supposed to hold grows larger by the day. The rise of PC culture means that many people feel they have to walk on eggshells to avoid causing offence. New polling from the Pew Research Center shows that the public has had enough. Majorities of people in the UK, the US and France believe that people today are too easily offended. In the UK, 53 per...

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Church to consider removing or altering slavery monuments

May 9, 2021 by

by Harriet Sherwood, Guardian: New guidance calls for Church of England to review monuments for ‘contested heritage’ and relocate or remove them. The Church of England is to review thousands of monuments in churches and cathedrals across the country that contain historical references to slavery and colonialism, with some expected to be removed. Guidance to be issued this week encourages the C of E’s 12,500 parishes and 42 cathedrals to scrutinise buildings and grounds for evidence of contested...

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