It can’t all be “We”

Jul 14, 2021 by

by Peter Mead, Evangelical Focus: We have shifted from authorities being respected, to not being respected, to being distrusted and even opposed. As far as authority is concerned, there has been a shift happening over the course of a couple of generations. We have shifted from authorities being respected, to not being respected, to being distrusted and even opposed. Think of the police, or politicians. Actually, let’s think about the preacher. People may like the preacher, listen to the...

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Spurned artist in transgender row with Royal Academy considers legal action

Jun 21, 2021 by

by Cormac Connelly-Smith, Mail Plus:   A feminist artist whose work was withdrawn from the Royal Academy of Arts gift shop has said she wants an apology and may pursue legal action. The RA said it would not stock art by Jess de Wahls after it received complaints – stating that her allegedly transphobic views conflicted with its values. The complaints related to comments she made in a 2019 blog, where she said gender identity ideology ‘collided’ with her ‘understanding of feminism’. She...

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Bishop Tim Dakin’s ordination – Andrew Carey reports in the CEN

Jun 10, 2021 by

There is much unhappiness in the Diocese of Winchester over the Bishop of Winchester’s ‘management style’. He has had to step back from ministry for six weeks after senior clergy threatened to hold a vote of ‘no confidence’ at Diocesan Synod. The diocese, advised by the communications firm, Luther Pendragon, have observed complete silence since the original announcement. This dearth of information has led to much speculation with a staggering 338 comments on the so-called ‘Thinking Angicans’...

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I was a Smyth victim too, says Rector of St Helen’s Bishopsgate

Jun 10, 2021 by

I was a Smyth victim too, says Rector of St Helen’s Bishopsgate Staff writer www.christiantoday.com 07 June 2021 The Rector of St Helen’s Bishopsgate, an evangelical church in the City of London, says he was beaten in a shed by the late John Smyth. In a statement, William Taylor said it happened when he was a young man and that he reported the beatings to his church leader at the time. “I became a Christian in December 1979, aged 18. I first remember meeting John Smyth in...

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States Push Back on Biden Abortion Funding

Jun 8, 2021 by

By Chantel Hoyt, FRC: President Biden’s budget request calls for repealing long-standing provisions preventing federal taxpayer funds from paying for abortion, but states have been working for years to protect taxpayers from having to subsidize the abortion industry. Despite the Biden-Harris pro-abortion agenda, the state momentum continues this year. Ever since Roe v. Wade, Congress and most states have taken bipartisan efforts to stop taxpayer funds from going to pay for abortions and,...

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Why free speech matters

May 30, 2021 by

by Andrew Doyle, spiked: From the Inquisition to cancel culture, censorship has always been the enemy of progress. Our scene begins on a lake of fire. Satan has been cast into Hell after a failed rebellion against God, and is fixed in chains along with his cohort of fallen angels. He assures his second-in-command, Beelzebub, that their defeat is only temporary, and that he intends to recover and continue the struggle against the ‘tyranny of heaven’. He breaks free and flies to dry land where...

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