‘Progressive’ Churches Return to Seeker-Sensitive Model

Jan 17, 2020 by

by Dustin Messer, The Gospel Coalition: “A Sunday service that is part therapy session, part standup-comedy routine, and part live concert. . . . This is not your grandmother’s idea of church!” That’s how PBS NewsHour began their recent segment on New Abbey Church in Pasadena, California. The segment on this LGBTQ-affirming church shows a standup comedian opening for a female pastor who talks about her wife to a crowd of hipster congregants. The church was founded by pastor Cory Marquez, who...

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Megachurch Evangelical Pastor Preaches Eucharistic Real Presence

Jan 8, 2020 by

by Jules Gomes, Church Militant: A star evangelical preacher has shocked Protestants after preaching on the Real Presence of Jesus in Holy Communion and rejecting the exclusively symbolic interpretation of the Eucharist. “I didn’t know that for the first 1,500 years of church history everyone saw it [the Eucharist] as the literal body and blood of Christ,” Francis Chan, megachurch pastor announced to his congregation at Epiphany. “And it wasn’t till 500 years ago...

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Relationships and Sex Education: Book now for conference

Jan 2, 2020 by

Our Kids Are Being Taught What?! Part 2 Conference:  Saturday 22 February 2020 at St Luke’s Wimbledon Park, 10.30am-5.30pm. But what can I possibly say?’ Evidence and arguments about sex, gender and relationships: Getting the message across to the next generation. This is the second in a series of conferences on sex, RSE [Relationships and Sex Education], culture and youngsters entitled ‘Our kids are being taught what?!’. Our first was held on the 12th October and...

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Transgenderism’s denial of biology started with same-sex marriage

Dec 29, 2019 by

by Will Jones, Faith and Politics: Another month, another illiberal ruling from a scientifically illiterate judge declaring that belief in biology is “not worthy of respect in a democratic society”. The case of Maya Forstater, sacked for questioning on social media the government’s proposals for gender self-identification, follows the case in October of Dr David Mackereth, who lost his government consulting job because he declined to say he would use pronouns at odds with a person’s biological...

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ACLU demands tampons in men’s bathrooms for ‘menstrual justice’

Dec 21, 2019 by

by Martin M. Barillas, LifeSite: The left-leaning American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is demanding that tampons be provided in men’s public restrooms, ostensibly to prevent discrimination against “every person who menstruates.” In a statement released on Tuesday, the ACLU called for eliminating sales tax on feminine hygiene products and declared, “While free menstrual products are not uniformly provided in women’s restrooms, they are almost never available in men’s restrooms, even for pay.”...

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New Archbishop of York – views

Dec 19, 2019 by

From the Diocese of York website: The Queen has approved the nomination of the Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell as the next Archbishop of York, Downing Street has announced. Read full story on the Church of England website Bishop Stephen, currently Bishop of Chelmsford, will succeed Dr John Sentamu who retires in June of next year. A renowned preacher, author and communicator, he will be the 98th occupant of the see of York – in a line of succession dating back to St Paulinus in 627AD. As...

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