Christians encouraged to wage war on Christmas

Nov 12, 2019 by

by Ruth Sax, Premier: Christian historian and columnist for the Daily Telegraph, Tim Stanley is calling for Christians to reclaim Christmas, saying the true meaning of it is being ignored and forgotten, writing in the Telegraph he is calling for Christians to “boycott it to save it.” The true meaning of Christmas is being left further and further behind, he said: “Last week, I walked into a Costa Coffee, heard the sound of ‘It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like...

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Should we take God out of school assemblies?

Nov 11, 2019 by

by Tim Dieppe, Christian Concern: Humanists UK are campaigning to take God out of school assemblies. The latest initiative is a resource hub “Assemblies for All” which showcases over 200 assemblies which avoid reference to God. They want to change the law which currently requires state community schools to have Christian assemblies. But if we take God out of the equation, what will replace Christianity as the source of our moral values in society? What does the law say? The law as it stands...

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Why I love India – Reflections of an Indian Christian

Nov 5, 2019 by

by Vinay Samuel, Church of England Newspaper: Let me begin with some images of how Indians show their love for India and their pride in it.  A comedy show of Indian immigrants in Britain was titled “Goodness Gracious Me”.  One popular episode picked up the theme of pride in India.  An uncle of the young couple of British Indians (they were born and raised in England) would claim everything good in England is Indian.  The Queen of England was Indian “because her married children lived in the...

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Atheists sound the alarm: Decline of Christianity is seriously hurting society

Nov 5, 2019 by

by Jonathon Van Maren, LifeSite: Only a few years ago, the aggressive “New Atheist” movement was on the march, with rhetorical brawlers like Christopher Hitchens and renowned biologists like Richard Dawkins leading the charge against religion and the last vestiges of Christian faith in the West. Religion, Hitchens famously stated, “poisons everything,” and could only be considered, at best, humanity’s “first and worst” attempt to solve existential questions. If these cobwebbed superstitions...

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Hymn Society Releases “Queer Hymns” for LGBTQIA2S+

Nov 2, 2019 by

by Jeffrey Walton, Juicy Ecumenism: A collection comprised of nearly 50 “queer hymns” has been recently published by an ecumenical non-profit association that seeks to promote congregational singing. Songs for the Holy Other: Hymns Affirming the LGBTQIA2S+ Community was released in July by the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. Anglican Journal, the publication of the Anglican Church of Canada, publicized the songs, which were promptly shared online by the U.S.-based Episcopal...

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The Testaments: Is Margaret Atwood’s Booker Prize winner anti-Christian?

Oct 31, 2019 by

by Megan Cornwell, Premier Christianity: […] Somebody reading The Testaments with little or no knowledge of the Bible may come to the conclusion that Gilead is a critique of Christianity, or worse, that Christianity is fundamentally repressive. Gilead is steeped in religious language and the Bible is used to justify the most abhorrent acts… …It’s interesting that in both The Handmaid’s Tale and The Testaments most of the protagonists cling to a desire for God and even pray in private despite...

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