Tag: Christian Faith

A Different Kind of Coming Out

Great piece in this month’s Christianity Magazine. Homosexual feelings The core of this group are Sam Allberry, a church leader in Maidenhead, Sean Doherty, a tutor at St Mellitus College, and Ed Shaw, who helps to lead Emmanuel Church in

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Crosses at Work

News this morning that the Government is going to go to the ECHR and fight against the appeals under Article 9 on a number of cases. In a highly significant move, ministers will fight a case at the European Court

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A Biblical Case for the Death Penalty

Much ruptures this morning in response to Paul Staines’ campaign to reintroduce the death penalty. Perhaps the most reasoned response is from Elizabeth Hunter of Theos. Perhaps it is because foreshortening a still-redeemable life seems a very dangerous undertaking, permissible

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Trevin Wax on Jennifer Knapp

Well worth reading the whole thing. “We’re all sinners” comes up again and again in discussions like this. In her Larry King interview, Knapp realized the power of having the pastor admit that he too is a sinner. Once she received

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Which Declaration?

Eeny meeny miny moe… Two “Declarations” have been unleashed on the British Christian conglomerate this election, and they take rather specific approachs to prioritising what Jesus followers should be pushing at the politicians. Firstly we have the Westminster Declaration. Protecting

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The Berkshire B&B

No doubt many of you have already seen this. A gay couple were turned away from a Berkshire guest house by the owner who said it was “against her convictions” for two men to share a bed. Michael Black and

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