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    Alpha reimagined

    2016-05-12T00:00:00Z

    The Alpha course has been revamped to offer an alternative way for people to think about faith. The documentary-style short films are being offered to churches as an alternative to the traditional Alpha talks. 

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    Pope Francis takes 12 refugees back to the Vatican

    2016-05-12T00:00:00Z

    The Pope has taken 12 Syrian refugees from Greece back to the Vatican with him.

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    People in the News

    2016-04-14T00:00:00Z

    Study suggests fewer people believe in God, but more believe in an afterlife Research from Florida Atlantic University discovered a threefold increase in the number of people who consider themselves to be atheists. However, the percentage believing in life after death rose from 76% to 79%. Psychology professor at ...

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    The Missing Link

    2016-04-14T00:00:00Z

    Recent statements from Orthodox rabbis and the Catholic Church on Jewish-Christian relationships have been greeted as a step forward for interfaith relations. Messianic Jew Richard Harvey examines what was said    

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    Feedback

    2016-04-14T00:00:00Z

    Visiting The Stations Walking into the crypt of St Martin-in the- Fields on Monday night to see The Stations installation, I didn’t really know what to expect. After being confronted with a steady stream of footage of the refugee crisis, I’m ashamed to say that my compassion ...

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    Liverpool Hosts Stations of the Resurrection Exhibition

    2016-04-14T00:00:00Z

    Artist Rob Floyd has brought his distinctive painting style to Liverpool Cathedral with an exhibition entitled Stations of the Resurrection. It follows on from his acclaimed Stations of the Cross work previously on display at Manchester Cathedral. Floyd says: ‘Painting has always been my means with which to attempt to ...

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    Study Claims Empty Churches Do Not Signify Decline in Christianity

    2016-04-14T00:00:00Z

    The Christian community in the UK could be larger than previously thought, according to a new book called The Invisible Church (St Andrew Press), which is based on research from the Church of Scotland.

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    Christians Targeted in Brussels and Lahore

    2016-04-14T00:00:00Z

    Faith leaders in Brussels and Lahore have spoken about the risks to Christians from extremists in their cities.

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    Barbara Greer crowned Premier’s Mum of the Year

    2016-04-14T00:00:00Z

    Barbara Greer has been crowned Premier’s Mum of the Year 2016. She was nominated by her friend Nicole Hardy on behalf of her 11-year-old autistic son Jack. 

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    More Than 400 Churches Embrace Green Energy

    2016-04-14T00:00:00Z

    More than 400 UK churches have switched to renewable energy providers following a campaign launched by Christian Aid and Tearfund. 

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    Risen

    2016-03-11T00:00:00Z

    Risen A new film which has been described as ‘the sequel to The Passion Of The Christ’ will be shown in UK cinemas from 18 th March. Risen tells the biblical story of Jesus’ resurrection through the eyes ofsceptical Roman soldier Clavius (Joseph Fiennes). See page 95 for our ...

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    People In The News

    2016-03-11T00:00:00Z

    ISRAEL DIVORCES Worship leader Israel Houghton and his wife of more than 20 years, Meleasa, have divorced. Israel said, ‘Several years ago I failed and sinned in my marriage…The challenges in our relationship have proven too much to overcome.’ THE QUEEN THANKS CHRISTIANS In ...

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    Feedback

    2016-03-11T00:00:00Z

    DEFENDING BETHEL It was good to discover that my article on Bethel Church (January) created a lively debate on the website and led to a few letters in the feedback pages. At least two of the letters imply that Bill Johnson does not believe in the divinity of ...

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    Christian student expelled for expressing views on gay marriage

    2016-03-11T00:00:00Z

    A Christian student has been expelled from his university course for voicing his opposition to gay marriage on Facebook.

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    Tim Hughes on Birmingham church plant: ‘God has provided in incredible ways’

    2016-03-11T00:00:00Z

    Tim Hughes says God has ‘provided in incredible ways’ since moving to Birmingham to plant St Luke’s Gas Street in April 2015.

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    BBC TV presenter Dan Walker responds to creationism controversy

    2016-03-11T00:00:00Z

    The new face of BBC Breakfast Dan Walker, 38, found himself in the midst of a media storm in February when his creationist views were reported in national newspapers.

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    Oscar award-winning film puts Catholic abuse scandal back in the spotlight

    2016-03-11T00:00:00Z

    Sam Hailes speaks to two opposing voices about the award winning drama Spotlight

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    People in the news

    2016-02-11T00:00:00Z

    CERULLO TO BUILD THEME PARK Televangelist Morris Cerullo has announced plans to build a £125m Christian theme park in America. The Legacy International Center will contain a biblical museum, a replica of the Western Wall. CHRISTIANS SHOULD GROW BEARDS The Bishop of London, the Rt Rev Richard Chartres has encouraged ...

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    The month in figures

    2016-02-11T00:00:00Z

    The number of people attending Church of England services each week has fallen below 1 million A new survey commissioned by SPCK as part of their Prayers on the Move campaign has found that 42% of British adults pray UK churches have raised £40,000 for the Calais ...

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    Feedback

    2016-02-11T00:00:00Z

    Feedback from previous issues.