SE Asia breaks with CoE diocese over gay advocacy

Jul 11, 2018 by

To all clergy and licensed lay ministers in the Diocese of Lichfield:   Intentional Discipleship: East Meets West. Many of you will be aware of  – and hopefully attending – our ‘Intentional Discipleship: East Meets West’ event across the Diocese from 11-15 July. We would like to update you about...

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Free Speech Week: Sarah Champion tells the truth about grooming gangs

Jul 11, 2018 by

by Laura Perrins, The Conservative Woman: Today we remember the case of the Labour MP for Rotherham and shadow minister for women and equalities Sarah Champion, who had to quit after writing an article in the Sun following the convictions of 18 people in Newcastle over a sex grooming network The...

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Common Prayer, or Predictable Politics?

Jul 11, 2018 by

by Carl R Trueman, First Things: As Western society continues its relentless purge of the pre-political, the body count keeps mounting. Yesterday’s harmless activity—say, boys-only scouting—is tomorrow’s act of cisgendered heteronormative patriarchal oppression of the Other. Like some...

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The UK government is going down a dangerous path in its zeal to ban ‘conversion therapies’

Jul 11, 2018 by

from Christian Concern: On Tuesday the government announced an LGBT Action Plan, and top of the list is the determination to ‘stamp out’ what it simplistically calls ‘conversion therapies’ for sexual orientation and gender identity. The usual media circus flared up as it does around this subject....

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Britain will coerce you to render to Caesar the things that are God’s

Jul 10, 2018 by

by Andrew Tettenborn, Rebel Priest blog: There is a proper boundary between religious freedom and state power. It is defined in the dictum ‘Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s. If you do something harmful, like killing unbelievers, breaking up...

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Scots Govt backtracks on shocking schools trans guidance

Jul 10, 2018 by

from The Christian Institute: We recently threatened the Scottish Government with legal action over its decision to fund and endorse shocking transgender guidance for schools. We are greatly encouraged that the Scottish Government has now denied it ever ‘formally endorsed’ the error-strewn...

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Pleased to be corrected by a theologian on Gafcon

Jul 10, 2018 by

by Julian Mann: In the GAFCON 2018 aftermath, I am pleased to stand corrected by a biblically orthodox Anglican theologian doing his job – reflecting deeply on matters of truth and error and distilling his thoughts intelligibly. Last week, I wrote a piece on VirtueOnline suggesting that it...

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Steve Chalke and the Cross of Christ

Jul 10, 2018 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: Steve Chalke is often presented on mainstream Christian media (and indeed the secular media) as a Christian preacher who presents one point of view – that many do not agree with – but who nonetheless remains a Christian whose views are just a different take on...

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Integrity Renamed “The Episcopal Rainbow”

Jul 10, 2018 by

by Jeffrey Walton, Juicy Ecumenism: Integrity USA, the unofficial LGBT caucus within the Episcopal Church, has announced a new name and new president for the 43-year-old activist organization. The Rev. Gwen Fry, who identifies as a transgender woman, will lead the group under a new name, The...

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God – and the United Nations – called on to stop Nigerian genocide of Christians

Jul 10, 2018 by

by James Risdon, LifeSite: Islamic terrorists are slaughtering thousands of Christians – killing pregnant women and children and raping girls – in Nigeria in a bid to force sharia law on the country, says a Nigeria-born Roman Catholic priest. “They are supplied with AK-47s, dangerous...

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