Tag: Peers

Exodus Shutting Down

Here’s a collection of good thoughts from around the web.   The timing of the announcement to close Exodus International with the appearance by Alan Chambers on Our America with Lisa Ling is not a coincidence. On this program Chambers

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Kinda Sorta Yeah Not Gay

We seem to be going back over the “identity” issues in our recent comments (in part as a reaction to Vaughan Roberts “coming out” but refusing to accept the label “gay”), so to stir the pot some more, here’s a

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Dear Dave

Dear Dave, May I call you Dave? At times (I was at one of your Ask Cameron events a while back) you seem like the kind of chap who happily does no tie and open neck, but back in Parliament

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Moving On

Have just read this sad post over on Andy’s blog. Andy has recently withdrawn from offering himself for ordained ministry, mostly on the grounds that having trained to be a Pioneer Minister there are actually no Pioneer curacies available. And

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Summary of today in the Lords

CCFON have the news. Three amendments tabled by Baroness O’Cathain were passed by the House of Lords tonight. The first amendment was voted through 216 votes to 178, the second was conceded by the Government and the third was voted

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Understanding Monday’s Amendments

The Bishops (below) have asked Peers to vote in favour of three amendments to the Equality Bill in place of the Government’s compromise amendment. Let me spell out what the different amendments (and the current text) mean. The first amendment

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