Crossing Divides: Transgender and Christianity

Mar 8, 2019 by

From BBC Sounds: An edited version of a wide ranging conversation between Andrew Symes from Anglican Mainstream and Kristian Wheeler, who has transitioned from a woman to a man and is Chair of the local Gay Pride. The discussion took place in the studios of Radio Wiltshire in Swindon. Listen here        

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Defending Freedom of Choice Around Sexual Identity

Mar 8, 2019 by

Watch:  Dr Mike Davidson of Core Issues Trust and Jayne Ozanne discuss change of sexual orientation on the Nolan Show.   See also: Press outlets should beware the Ozanne Foundation Faith and Sexuality survey, by Carys Moseley, Christian Concern Banning therapy, banning liberty, by David Van Gend, MercatorNet  

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Coptic Archbishop Angaelos says Christophobia is an ‘escalating phenomenon’

Mar 8, 2019 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: The Coptic Archbishop of London, His Eminence Archbishop Angaelos, has given his support to the ‘Stop Christophobia‘ campaign, the Premier initiative which seeks to draw attention to the 245 million Christians worldwide who face high levels of persecution. The Archbishop says this is an “escalating phenomenon”, and he certainly knows: his website a Twitter feed bear harrowing testimony to the frequency and ferocity of attacks suffered by his brothers and sisters in...

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Thanksgiving for the life of Michael Green

Mar 4, 2019 by

Anglican Mainstream report. Andrew Symes writes: The famous image of Christ, lantern in hand, about to knock on a door overgrown with weeds, with no discernible handle, was painted by William Holman Hunt around 1850. Posters and other copies are to be found all over the world, including a ten foot high version behind the Communion table at St Aldates, Oxford. It was appropriate that this should be the visually arresting backdrop for the funeral of evangelist, scholar and pastor Michael Green,...

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Why won’t the Church of England House of Bishops admit its transgender liturgy guidance is incoherent and complicit with blasphemy?

Mar 2, 2019 by

By Carys Moseley, Christian Concern. On Wednesday 20th February, Bishop Pete Broadbent, the Bishop of Willesden, answered a range of questions from the General Synod of the Church of England on the highly controversial transgender liturgy guidance published last year by the House of Bishops. Carys Moseley looks at the most serious questions put to him and assesses his answer on behalf of the Bishops. You can view a video of the proceedings here. […] Has the House of Bishops capitulated to...

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Questions on campus

Mar 1, 2019 by

News from UCCF: evangelism in universities during February. Christian Unions have been making an impact on campus with eye-catching question boards. Students in Cambridge were asked to ‘Spot the fake news!’, to plot their attitude to ‘truth’ on an axis, or to mark on a world map ‘Where would you go to find yourself?’ In Southampton, the CU used a large board stationed in the central area of campus, with several smaller boards that CU members took in pairs to...

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