EU and Christians

EU and Christians

The European Union is becoming a difficult place to be a Christian, not to mention being Jewish! The Observatory on Intolerance is a useful source of intelligence on what’s happening to European Christians: https://www.intoleranceagainstchristians.eu/ Their newsfeeds...

Amen and a-woman

Amen and a-woman

Woke gone mad?  Via Melissa Dougherty, multifaith and interfaith. A pagan prayer in the USA Congress, finishing up “Amen - and a-Woman”. The man doing the praying, is supposedly a Christian (Methodist!). (video = 8 minutes) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbZV1j83Ngs...

Armenian Genocide

Armenian Genocide

Between 1893 and 1923, 3.75 million Christians were killed in the Ottoman Empire. Today relatively few countries officially recognise the atrocity. 1,500 Armenian children at a refugee camp of the Near East Relief organization in Alexandroupolis. Greece, 1921–22....

Do you pass the Israel test?

Do you pass the Israel test?

Israel remains a divisive nation. How do you react?  Israel remains a divisive nation for many westerners. How do you react? Do You Pass the Israel Test? A challenging 4 minute video ......  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfN2IvnIA4M Steve Maltz’s book from a...

Prodigal and Prodigal

Prodigal and Prodigal

Georgina Hall ponders Psalm 139:1-16 and Luke 15: 11-32 Living Word I love the fact that the Scriptures are the Living Word of God. I love this because it means that the same passage can be read 100 times, and 100 times God himself can speak through it in a way that...

Can Nazis Be Saved?

Can Nazis Be Saved?

Peter Sammons considers …… Scandal Recently two Christian publications have re-hashed the story that during the 1945-6 Nuremberg trials (picture above) certain Nazi leaders became sincere Christians. The story, in brief, is that US Army Lutheran chaplain Major Henry...

Match-Maker par excellence …

Match-Maker par excellence …

There are no easy answers to the question of finding a Spouse when you have a solid faith but live in a secular society. This (secular) Australian article sets out all the questions, but offers no answers:...

Reluctance

Reluctance

Why are the churches so reticent to acknowledge anti-Christian persecution? Why are (some) churches keen to buddy-up with non-Christian religions? It is notable that, once again, it is non-Christian news outlets that carry (inconvenient?) stories of anti Christian...

Conversion & Baptism

Conversion & Baptism

Daniel Holland considers the symbiotic link ...    HOT POTATO The next biblical step of obedience after conversion is baptism. Not complicated or extreme, but somehow it has become a hot potato. Baptism is the prophetic identification with the death, burial and...

Gay Lego

Gay Lego

Gay Lego Lego has created its first “Gay themed” set for children. Lego is, as are many larger firms, firmly in the grip of political campaigning, and obviously is delighted to be there (illustration – the Logo theme designer). An alternative view ……...

Tribulation

Tribulation

This article is ‘re-tweeted’ from Emmaus Group in the UK, with minor style edits via Christian Comment. We think it is timely ……. Revelation and Tribulation Revelation was originally written in Greek and in it, John uses the word thlipsis / ?????? for tribulation. It...

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN – Pt 4

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN – Pt 4

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN – Pt 4 The number seven recurs throughout Scripture. Whilst we avoid numerology (the study of numbers and math in the belief that they reveal esoteric messages) we must acknowledge that certain numbers are repeated throughout Scripture. Peter...

THE BIBLE AND THE NEW BELIEVER

THE BIBLE AND THE NEW BELIEVER

Daniel Holland reflects on the need to encourage new believers to get ‘in’ to the Bible. GROWTH IMPERITIVE The main way a new believer will grow is through absorbing Scripture. As quickly as possible let’s encourage converts into their Bible both in shared times...

53 SAD YEARS

53 SAD YEARS

53 SAD YEARS Britain has just passed 53 sad years of Abortion. A recent message from the SPUC, with minor edits: Tragic harvest Since 27 April 1968, nearly 9 and a half million unborn UK babies have lost their lives through abortion. So many women, men and families...

RHSE and Safeguarding

RHSE and Safeguarding

RHSE and Safeguarding The following is from Voice for Justice UK. It describes safeguarding issues relating to RHSE teaching currently being rolled out to all UK schools ..... Below, the text of a VFJUK talk recently at a conference hosted by the Marriage, Sex...