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    Christian bakery Ashers to take gay cake case to Supreme Court

    2017-05-25T00:00:00Z

    A Christian-owned bakery in Northern Ireland found to have breached equality laws by refusing to make a cake bearing a slogan supporting gay marriage is taking its case to the UK’s highest court.

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    2017-05-24T00:00:00Z

    The missing jewel I praise God for all he has accomplished through the contemporary worship movement. Like thousands of others, I’ve benefited enormously, not least in the way contemporary songwriters have introduced me to simple love songs to Jesus. But while I thank God for gifted worship leaders, Les Moir’s ...

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    "We Don't Do God" ...or do we?

    2017-05-24T00:00:00Z

    In the run up to the general election, Nick Spencer explains why faith still matters to the party leaders

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    2017-04-20T00:00:00Z

    25 per cent of British Christians do not believe in Jesus’ resurrection One in four people who class themselves as Christians do not believe the resurrection of Jesus took place. According to a ComRes survey commissioned by the BBC, just a third believed word-for-word what the Bible says about the ...

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    Jesus’ tomb restored

    2017-04-20T00:00:00Z

    The tomb in Jerusalem where the Catholic church says Jesus’ body was buried before his resurrection has been restored. Repairs to the Edicule shrine were completed in time for Easter.

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    2017-04-20T00:00:00Z

    Top cover Can I just say that I – and others in our office – think that this month’s front cover is brilliant. It’s great to see someone with a sense of humour use that humour to ensure I was hooked even when the magazine was still in ...

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    Faith at work

    2017-04-20T00:00:00Z

    A new report suggests Christians are facing religious discrimination at work. Sam Hailes takes a closer look at the findings

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    Vicars more likely to choose south than north

    2017-04-20T00:00:00Z

    A Church of England bishop has said it’s a “travesty” that church positions in the south-east have seven times more applicants than roles in the north-east of England. Speaking to Premier Christianity, Rt Rev Mark Tanner, the Bishop of Berwick in Northumberland, called on those considering ordination to think about being trained in cities such as Durham, Liverpool and Leeds.

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    Christian Charities respond to East African crisis

    2017-04-20T00:00:00Z

    Christian agencies have joined in the response to the recent food crisis in East Africa and Yemen.

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    44 killed in Islamic State bomb attacks on Egyptian churches

    2017-04-20T00:00:00Z

    Forty-four people have been killed and dozens wounded after bomb attacks on two Egyptian churches claimed by the Islamic State group.

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    Is street preaching under threat?

    2017-03-22T00:00:00Z

    Following the conviction of two street preachers, Christians are asking questions about how to preach an offensive gospel with gentleness and respect. Sam Hailes reports.

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    2017-03-22T00:00:00Z

    TIM KELLER STEPS DOWN Tim Keller will step down from leading Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City in July. The 66-yearold’s departure is part of a longstanding plan to transition Redeemer into three separate churches. CHRISTIAN RAPPER STORMZ THE CHARTS Grime artist ‘Stormzy’ has hit number one in the ...

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    The Month in figures

    2017-03-22T00:00:00Z

    9,000 young Catholics gathered at Wembley Arena for Flame Congress – the largest Catholic youth event in England and Wales. A Voice for Justice UK petition which accuses the BBC of an orchestrated attempt to Islamise the UK has reached 7,500 signatures. 450 evangelistic 'talking Jesus' events ...

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    2017-03-22T00:00:00Z

    HEALING THE GREAT DIVIDE Thank you for your article on ‘The great divide’ (March). I read it with interest but thought it a pity Justin Brierley was seemingly unaware of the work being done at Churches Together in England and the 45 national churches that work together there, ...

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    Thousands expected at Good Friday Passion Play

    2017-03-22T00:00:00Z

    20,000 people are expected to gather in Trafalgar Square on Good Friday (14th April) to watch Wintershall’s performance of the Passion of Jesus. 

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    Shane Claiborne faces trial over death penalty protest

    2017-03-22T00:00:00Z

    Christian author and campaigner Shane Claiborne has announced his trial date after being charged for his role in a protest against the death penalty. 

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    Facebook wants to be like Rick Warren’s Church

    2017-03-22T00:00:00Z

    The founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has said he wants to make his online community similar to Saddleback, the Californian megachurch pastored by Rick Warren

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    Church leaders express concerns as BBC stops producing Songs of Praise

    2017-03-22T00:00:00Z

    Several Church of England bishops have raised concerns after the BBC announced it will no longer produce Songs of Praise.

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    Philip North declines Sheffield role after controversy over women priests

    2017-03-22T00:00:00Z

    The Bishop of Burnley has rejected a nomination to become the next Bishop of Sheffield after a backlash over his views on women holding positions of Church leadership.

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    2017-02-17T00:00:00Z

    ‘Incredible’ move of God is happening says Welby The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said a “bizarre and incredible” move of the Spirit is happening. Justin Welby was speaking at the 2017 launch of the global prayer movement ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ which encourages Christians to pray between Ascension and ...