Church of England launches French service for London’s 300,000 Francophones

May 4, 2018 by

By Harry Farley, Christian Today. The Church of England has launched a French-speaking service to appeal to at least 300,000 Francophone Londoners. St Barnabas Kensington held its first ‘French Connect’ service on Sunday hoping to attract London’s burgeoning French-speaking...

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University missions provide signs of hope amid Anglican decline

Mar 20, 2018 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. The numbers don’t look good, nationally. Surveys tell us regularly that church attendance is going down, and those who have religious faith are now in a small minority. For example, on the faithsurvey.co.uk website, 2016 figures suggest that only 28% believe...

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Why do some people come to faith and not others?

Mar 16, 2018 by

By Ian Paul. Psephizo. There are several different dimensions to this question. The theological: is it reasonable that some find faith easy, whilst others struggle? Philosophical: is it the case that we actually have free will when factors of situation and personality appear to be so significant?...

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Humanism, the collapse of faith and the need for new methods of apologetics

Mar 13, 2018 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. “I used to pray before bed, but I’ve definitely become less religious. I used to go to church every week – not any more. I hugely regret not voting for gay marriage. Faith is about love, and religion is too. I should have realized that.” So says Nadine...

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Tears, laughter and deep gratitude to God as Billy Graham is laid to rest

Mar 3, 2018 by

by Mark Woods, Christian Today. The funeral service of Rev Billy Graham began with a dignified procession in which his coffin, a pine plywood casket made by inmates at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, was brought into the tent in the grounds of his library in Charlotte. The...

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A study in the contrast between Political and Pneumatic Christianity in the light of the life and death of Bill Graham

Feb 23, 2018 by

by Gavin Ashenden: The responses to the news of Billy Graham’s death have been varied, as one might have expected. They stretch from the kind: “Thank you Billy. For Everything. See you on the other side, Michael W.” to the septic, as in that of the Teen vogue columnist Lauren Duca: “The big news...

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