Church of England responds to yoga class ban

Nov 9, 2019 by

By Tola Mbakwe, Premier: An Anglican Church leader has explained the Church’s official stance on yoga in churches after a church in Devon rejected a request from a yoga instructor to hold a class in its church hall. Archdeacon Mark Butchers of Barnstaple, who oversees churches in North Devon, told news site Devon Live that Church of England parishes aim to be as welcoming as possible to a wide variety of community groups. However, each parish is allowed to create its own policies for renting a...

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Gramsci, Cultural Marxism and the cost of dismantling the natural family

Nov 7, 2019 by

by Roger Kiska, Christian Legal Centre: The emergence of identity politics in Western Europe has come swiftly and aggressively. Identity politics, in essence, politicises and priorities certain ‘minority’ characteristics such as race, class, sexual orientation and religion; weaponising them against traditional norms. While many attribute this phenomenon to the ideology of intersectionality (a philosophy which likewise tribalises people using these same labels by suggesting that culturally...

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Most Brits don’t believe the Bible is relevant to their own lives

Nov 6, 2019 by

from Christian Today: A new study by the Bible Society has found that only a minority of Brits see the Bible as relevant to their own lives. In the survey of nearly 20,000 adults, only 18% said that the Bible was “relevant to them personally”. This was despite 40% of those surveyed saying that they were Christian. Over half (52%) of the respondents agreed that it was important to know the Bible because it has shaped British culture, and a majority (61%) said that it was good for...

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Stonewall co-founder says gender self-identification ‘defies biology’

Nov 6, 2019 by

from The Christian Institute: Stonewall co-founder Simon Fanshawe has criticised the organisation for placing the self-identification of gender ahead of women’s rights and safety.Fanshawe said he “will not support a law that defies biology and defies the history and importance of women’s-only spaces and rights.”The veteran homosexual activist went on to accuse Stonewall of seeking to shut down debate on gender ideology. ‘Regret’ Last year Stonewall was accused of bullying supporters who...

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Shepherd – Loving the Church

Nov 5, 2019 by

John 10:11 – “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” Watch video here GAFCON General Secretary, Archbishop Ben Kwashi, talks through what it means for a bishop to be a shepherd of the flock that God has entrusted under him, and why it is important for a bishop to follow Jesus’ example of the Good Shepherd. See also: GAFCON Chairman’s October Letter – Reformation Day! from Archbishop Foley Beach

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LGBT ‘Pride’ Masses taking over multiple Catholic dioceses in England

Nov 5, 2019 by

by Paul Smeaton, SPUC: The Catholic diocese of Salford in north-west England has become the latest of multiple Catholic dioceses around the United Kingdom to begin hosting “LGBT+ Masses.” In Salford, as in the other dioceses, the LGBT+ Masses enjoy the support of their respective local bishops. Advertisements for the Masses have become widely available in churches and on various official parish and diocesan websites. Many of these advertisements are emblazoned with the rainbow flag or popular...

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