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Islamic Sufi chants at Greenbelt Festival

Fri, 2017-09-01 16:40
Greenbelt festival started as an explicitly Christian music and arts festival in 1974. Last weekend marked a significant break from their Christian roots as they hosted Islamic Sufi chanting and meditation, describing it as one of the “ways we worshipped at Greenbelt 2017”.

Greenbelt festival started as an explicitly Christian music and arts festival in 1974. Last weekend marked a significant break from their Christian roots as they hosted Islamic Sufi chanting and meditation, describing it as one of the "ways we worshipped at Greenbelt 2017".

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150 Christian leaders sign statement on biblical sexuality

Fri, 2017-09-01 15:35
Over 150 Christian leaders have signed a statement clarifying the biblical view of sexuality, including on marriage, gender identity and sexual orientation. Signers include Wilberforce Academy Fellows Peter Jones, and Jeffery Ventrella.

Over 150 Christian leaders have signed a statement clarifying the biblical view of sexuality, including on marriage, gender identity and sexual orientation.

The Nashville Statement, released this week, contains 14 articles which affirm God's pattern for sexuality, and the saving power of the gospel to redeem from all sin.

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The multicultural adoption case

Fri, 2017-09-01 14:45
Tim Dieppe comments on the case of a five-year-old girl who was placed with strict Islamic foster carers in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets which has attracted considerable media attention.

The Times reported on Monday that a "white Christian child" was taken from her family and forced to live with strict Muslim households in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. The five-year-old girl spent the past six months in the care of two Muslim households.

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Abortion Discriminates: Part 2 | Regan King

Fri, 2017-09-01 14:10
In the second part of 'Abortion Discriminates', a four part series, Regan King looks at how abortion is a primary indicator of systemic racism in Western society.

'Abortion Discriminates' is a four part series that addresses the often overlooked reality that abortion at its core is a discriminatory action. At the most basic level abortion discriminates against the pre-born child and its right to life, robbing it of dignity and recognised value. That said, there are other ways in which abortion wilfully and intentionally discriminates on the basis of disability, race, and sex.

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Islamic prayers in Oldham Council

Thu, 2017-08-31 16:27
Tim Dieppe comments on news that the latest Full Council meeting of Oldham Council opened with Islamic prayer led by an Imam.

It has emerged over the summer that the latest Full Council meeting of Oldham Council opened with Islamic prayer led by an Imam. This is not the first time this has happened. Tim Dieppe explains what was said and shows how the Imam misquoted the Qur'an. He argues that the problem with pluralism is that it assumes all religions are equally valid and equally good for society when they are not. Islamic prayer is prayer to a different god, that seeks political and spiritual influence in society.

 

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NHS: Social indoctrination one mouse click at a time

Wed, 2017-08-30 12:55
Roger Kiska comments on how the NHS website language has changed over time to normalise issues such as abortion, transsexualism and sexual orientation.

Roger Kiska comments on how the NHS website language has changed over time to normalise issues such as abortion, transsexualism and sexual orientation.
 

"No matter how big the lie; repeat it often enough and the masses will regard it as truth."
~ John F. Kennedy

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The Mission of God's Church | Dr. Joe Boot

Tue, 2017-08-29 16:30
Dr. Joe Boot explains why the Church's mission should be concerned with the reign of Christ "over all things".

Dr. Joe Boot explains why the Church's mission should be concerned with the reign of Christ "over all things". 

 

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Response to criticism on Facebook of Christian Concern and the case of Rev Trayhorn

Fri, 2017-08-25 11:00
Andrea Williams responds to some criticism of one of our legal cases that appeared on Facebook over the summer.  Andrea Williams has written a response to some criticism, that recently appeared on Facebook, of one of our legal cases (Barry Trayhorn). Andrea explains that legal judgments do not necessarily reflect all the facts or evidence involved in our cases.

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'Scrap terror laws' says independent reviewer

Thu, 2017-08-24 16:00
Tim Dieppe comments on a suggestion by Max Hill QC, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, to scrap all terror laws.

Tim Dieppe comments on a suggestion by Max Hill QC, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, to scrap all terror laws. Tim agrees, noting that counter 'extremism' measures have already caused problems for Christians who pose no threat. Instead of creating new laws, the Government should ensure existing legislation is rigorously enforced.

 

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Book review: God and the Transgender Debate

Thu, 2017-08-24 15:00
Jonathan Saunders reviews Andrew T. Walker’s new book, God and the Transgender Debate.

Jonathan Saunders reviews Andrew T. Walker's new book, God and the Transgender Debate.

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