Gay Nuptials in the Church of England

And lo it has happened. The Bishops said not to do it, but Canon Jeremy Pemberton went ahead anyway.

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A senior Church of England clergyman yesterday became the first to enter into a gay  marriage – in direct defiance of the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby – plunging the Church into . . . → Read More: Gay Nuptials in the Church of England

Who's Going to Win the Premiership?

It’s an interesting question isn’t it? With just 6 weeks to go, there are still seven teams that can mathematically win the English League title. I thought it would be an interesting educational exercise in statistics to demonstrate a monte carlo method of predicting probabilities. You can download the spreadsheet I used to see how . . . → Read More: Who’s Going to Win the Premiership?

Change of Tone, Change of Policy?

Can someone explain this to me?

I think the Church has reacted by fully accepting that it’s the law, and should react on Saturday by continuing to demonstrate in word and action, the love of Christ for every human being. Justin Welby

How is this a “change of tone” or even a change in policy? . . . → Read More: Change of Tone, Change of Policy?

Burning Babies

Words fail me.

The bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has found.

Ten NHS trusts have admitted burning foetal remains alongside other rubbish while two others used the bodies in ‘waste-to-energy’ plants which generate power for heat.

Last night . . . → Read More: Burning Babies

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Core Issues on the Conversion Therapy Consensus Statement

It’s interesting stuff and all to do with exactly what evidence is being provided to support policy decisions.

“There is no good evidence this works and we believe it has the potential to cause harm…”

1. What is Conversion therapy? Following a helpful reminder that the subject under discussion is ‘talking therapy’, the document’s main . . . → Read More: Core Issues on the Conversion Therapy Consensus Statement

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