Why does Welby continue to endorse false teacher Michael Curry?

Oct 10, 2020 by

by Ben John, Christian Concern: The Episcopal Church of the United States of America (ECUSA) has found Bishop William Love, Bishop of Albany, guilty of “violating the Discipline of the Church,” “violating the Worship of the Church,” and “failing to abide by the promises and vows made when ordained.” What awful, blasphemous and wolf-ish act had the Bishop done? He wrote a letter to the clergy in his diocese instructing them not to perform same-sex marriages. How did it get to this point? The...

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Understanding Living Islam: Spirituality, Structure, Society and Sects

Oct 8, 2020 by

By Chris Sugden, Anglican Mainstream: Understanding Living Islam is the second volume in a trilogy being developed by Dr Patrick Sookhdeo. The first volume, Understanding Islamic Theology, published in 2013, covered how the core texts of Islam were used to develop Shariah, the system of law that governs the lives of Muslims. It describes the core beliefs that unite the 2 billion Muslims worldwide, who control 50 out of 180 countries, focusing on their view of God, divine judgement and the...

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Christians are now being punished for what others think

Oct 8, 2020 by

by David Robertson, Christian Today: At first glance the Kristie Higgs case may not appear that important. “Christian Teacher sacked over Facebook posts loses discrimination case” is the kind of headline that some just skip with a shrug of the shoulders. “O look, another unwise Christian mouthing off unnecessarily,gets her comeuppance – what do you expect?” Others are all set to man the online barricades and retweet endless outrage to those who already agree with them....

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Children not able to give ‘proper’ consent to puberty blockers, court told

Oct 7, 2020 by

from BBC News: Children are not able to properly understand the lifelong consequences of taking puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones, the High Court has been told. The case has been brought by Keira Bell, who began taking puberty blockers when she was 16, and the mother of a 16-year-old awaiting treatment. They are taking action against the UK’s only children’s NHS gender clinic, run by the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust. The landmark hearing in London is expected to last two...

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Christian Armenia Under Attack

Oct 7, 2020 by

by Mark Movsesian, First Things: Last week, Azerbaijan reignited its long-simmering war with Armenia over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. The region, known in Armenian as Artsakh, has a Christian Armenian population of about 150,000, which makes it a minority territory in Muslim Azerbaijan (population 10 million). Thirty years ago, in response to discriminatory treatment and outright pogroms against Armenians, the region declared independence. Armenia (population 3 million) supported...

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Netherlands: therapists appeal to Parliament to take seriously new allegations of ritual abuse

Oct 7, 2020 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: A group of mental health practitioners in Holland have taken the courageous step of going public with their belief that organised networks exist within which “paedosexual ritual abuse” takes place. Following an in-depth report by investigative journalists with the radio programme Argos, questions were asked in the Parliament of the Netherlands. The Minister of Justice and Security replied with the now standard line in most Western democracies, that ritual...

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