Mission, creation and incarnation

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by Ian Paul, Psephizo: I was grateful to Philip North for offering a response to my critique of his views on mission in relation to the incarnation, published in the Church Times. There is nothing quite like hearing someone’s point of view in their own words, and it has been immensely valuable to have this […]

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Christian Institute to take legal action against UK government over NI gay marriage changes

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by Marcus Jones, Premier: Campaign group Christian Institute (CI) has written to the Northern Ireland Secretary with a threat of legal action over recent changes to marriage law in Northern Ireland. As of January same sex couples will be able to marry there after an intervention by politicians in Westminster while the Northern Ireland Assembly […]

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Hostility towards Christians on the rise in Europe, report claims

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from Christian Today: Christians in Europe experienced 325 incidents of intolerance in the past year, a new report has found.  In its 2018 Hate Crimes report, the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christians in Europe warns that believers in the region are being “squeezed” in various ways. These include “negative stereotyping in the media”, […]

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Parents win right to prayer-free alternative to religious assemblies

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by Henry McDonald, Guardian: Two parents who challenged compulsory religious worship in school assembly have won the right for a secular alternative for their children. A Church of England multi-academy said it would allow the children to withdraw from the assembly and prayers, it was confirmed on Wednesday. The Oxford Diocesan schools trust said a […]

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Bishop-elect confirms support for women’s ordination

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by William Scholes, Irish News: THE minister elected to lead the Church of Ireland’s largest diocese has confirmed that he supports the ordination of women after a group of clergy accused him of opposing the practice. Archdeacon David McClay, who is currently the rector of Willowfield Parish in Belfast, was earlier this month chosen by […]

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Have we reached peak trans madness? Sorry, but no

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by Ann Farmer, The Conservative Woman: A 54-year-old British transgender woman, Kristina Jayne Harrison, has supported the notion that there are two sexes. Harrison was giving evidence at an employment tribunal deliberating upon the sacking of tax expert Maya Forstater from her job at an American charity, the  Centre for Global Development. She had insisted on […]

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Statement from The International Federation for Therapeutic and Counselling Choice

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The International Federation for Therapeutic and Counselling Choice (IFTCC) has met for its 2-day 5th Annual Conferen ce in Budapest, Hungary, concluding today 17th November 2019 with Country Representatives and attenders from 23 Nations.The IFTCC’s Executive and General Board will continue to declare to our governments, local authorities, human rights organisationsand media institutions i,ii,iii,iv,v,vi,vii that […]

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Horrendous New Stats On Repeat Abortions Exposes How “Vulnerable Women Are Abandoned To The Mercy Of Abusive Men”

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from SPUC: Disturbing statistics have exposed the rise in repeat abortions across the UK. Figures obtained by Sky News through freedom of information requests reveal that in 2018, 143 women underwent at least their eighth abortion. SPUC says that these shocking figures show how society has “normalised abortion” and is “abandoning the most vulnerable women […]

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​The Flyfords Family

Pray for St John the Baptist, Grafton Flyford, St Peter, Flyford Flavell and St Michael, North
Piddle, as they join together as one parish with a stronger witness. For Administrator:
Caroline Ward. Clergy: Gary Noyes, Sarah Dangerfeld, Emma Goldby; Reader: Delia Harding 

Sambalpur (India): Bishop Pinuel Dip 

Dunkwa-on-Offn (West Africa):
Bishop Edmund Dawson Ahmoah 

Durgapur (India): Bishop Probal Kanto Dutta

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