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Nov 2007
26

Blair the Nutter?

The Bishop of Rochester, Michael Nazir-Ali, said: I am sorry that Tony Blair feels he could not talk about his faith in case people thought he was a nutter. A Christian vision underlies all that is im..

Nov 2007
10

Passing Judgement

At the sermon I heard on Sunday the preacher told a story which effectively made two points: we should derive our sense of self-worth from the fact that God loves us, not from what other people think ..

Nov 2007
4

Abortion Legislation

In the 40 years since abortion has been legal in Britain, the number of terminations taking place each year has increased from 22,000 to almost 200,000. Anti-abortion groups stage rally Since 1967 the..

Apr 2007
22

‘The Love of God’ or the Cross?

I visited a local church today for a baptism communion service. In some respects it was my ideal service (over in just under an hour and a quarter, very friendly, lots of families and kids), but I was..

Mar 2007
1

The Spirit and Discipline

I had a fascinating discussion today with three other guys. We were talking about how to preach about holiness and drunkenness, without being judgemental. We talked about two dangerous opposites that ..

Feb 2007
20

Tanzania, Windsor and North America

Last night the primates of the Anglican Communion issued the following communique: Primates Meeting Communique Many of us have been concerned about the future of the Anglican Communion, especially tho..

Feb 2007
19

‘Churches back plan to unite under Pope’

Today in The Times I was somewhat shocked to read the front-page headline: ‘Churches back plan to unite under Pope. It seemed from the article that at some point in the next few months there was a rea..