Belief doesn’t cure old age, but it helps

Sep 9, 2018 by

by Julian Mann, TCW: Here is a description of the condition of Joseph Stalin shortly after he had a stroke which was to prove fatal at the age of 74 in 1953. During his near 30-year Marxist dictatorship of the Soviet Union he had been responsible for the deaths of many millions: ‘At 7am the...

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Why Richard Dawkins is on our church notice board

Aug 26, 2018 by

by Julian Mann, The Conservative Woman: On our church notice board there is a quotation from the atheist biologist and campaigner Richard Dawkins. It is a shortened version of a now quite famous quotation from his 1995 book, River out of Eden, A Darwinian view of Life: ‘In a universe of electrons...

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Former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey given permission to preach by the Church of England

Jul 15, 2018 by

by Olivia Rudgard, Telegraph: Former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey has been given back permission to preach by the Church of England, it has emerged. The news comes just two weeks before the child abuse inquiry is set examine allegations that Lord Carey was among senior church figures who...

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Will Church of England Turn to Pentecostal Preachers to Boost Membership?

Jul 9, 2018 by

by Brendan Showalter, Christian Post: The Church of England may be turning to other traditions for revitalization amid plummeting numbers, in hopes that “fresh” preaching styles will reinvigorate and reverse their declining membership. While the cathedrals and church buildings The...

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Do good, and not because it makes you look good

Jul 8, 2018 by

by Julian Mann, TCW: We are coming to the end of our summer sermon series on the Apostle Paul’s letter to Titus. As we have seen so far in this gem of a New Testament letter, Paul had left his fellow Christian worker Titus on the Greek island of Crete with a job to do. They had together preached...

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Here’s what the public really thought of Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon

Jun 21, 2018 by

by Peter Ould, Premier: Rev Peter Ould takes a deep dive into Theos’ research and discovers some surprising findings. Theos, the think tank that explores the place of religion in British society, has commissioned some research to explore the attitude of the British public to that sermon from...

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