How does Good Theology Lead to Good Society, Law and Politics?

Oct 18, 2018 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: Modern society tends to be presented with two assumed opposites with regard to the relationship between Christianity and society. On the one hand it is assumed that society should be secular and that religion should be at the level of a private club. The alternative...

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The transgender trend and the pressure on frontline clergy to affirm it

Oct 10, 2018 by

By Julian Mann, Anglican Mainstream. With affirmative counselling increasingly becoming a requirement for doctors, psychologists and social workers over the current transgender trend, frontline clergy are bound to come under pressure to affirm individuals’ life-style choices in pastoral...

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8 ways to battle ‘comfort idolatry’

Oct 9, 2018 by

by Brett McCracken, The Gospel Coalition. One of Christianity’s greatest idolatries today is also one of the most subtle and insidious: the idolatry of comfort. Widespread especially in affluent Western contexts, comfort idolatry is the product of a consumerist context that frames...

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Should we stop referring to God as ‘he’?

Sep 18, 2018 by

by Ian Paul, Psephizo: Last week the polling company YouGov published the results of a survey asking Christians what they thought about God’s gender. Their ‘shocking’ discovery is that very few agree with Ariana Grande’s claim in her latest single: With Ariana Grande’s recent single being entitled...

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Church of England should avoid only calling God ‘he’, Bishop says

Sep 16, 2018 by

by Olivia Rudgard, Telegraph: The Church of England should avoid only calling God “he”, a bishop has said, as a survey found that young Christians think God is male. Research by YouGov found that almost half of 18-24 year-old Christians believed God to be male, with just one in three...

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Only a handful of British Christians believe God is female

Sep 7, 2018 by

from Christian Today: Ariana Grande might be sure that God is a woman, if her recent hit is anything to go by, but new research reveals most British Christians are less persuaded about that. A survey by YouGov has found that only one per cent of British Christians believe that God is female....

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