All Premier Christianity articles in March 2015 – Page 2

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    Churches urged to say ‘I do’ to Fairtrade gold

    2015-02-09T00:00:00Z

    Churches have been asked to encourage couples who are planning to marry to buy Fairtrade wedding rings. The Fairtrade Foundation’s ‘I Do’ campaign aims to raise money and improve conditions for those who mine for gold.

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    Healing the scars of child marriage

    2015-02-09T00:00:00Z

    Around 25% of women across the world were married before the age of 18. Joe Ware explores how the illegal practice in Ethiopia has deeply affected the country’s women, and how they are fighting back.

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    New wave of persecution follows Charlie Hebdo killings

    2015-02-09T00:00:00Z

    Are the lives of 12 Parisians more important than the lives of thousands in Africa? And where should we draw the line when it comes to freedom of speech?

  • Magazine Features

    It's official...I can't rap

    2015-02-09T00:00:00Z

    I recently caused a few laughs during a lunch break with my magazine colleagues when I attempted a rap: ‘Living and driven, given a vision/ Fulfilling the commission with spiritual intuition/People you need to listen’. I was told to leave it to the experts.

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    News in brief

    2015-02-09T00:00:00Z

    The death of Andraé Crouch, a vicar under investigation and more... 

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    ‘I lied,’ says boy who claimed to have gone to heaven

    2015-02-09T00:00:00Z

    Abest-selling book about a Christian boy who claimed to have gone to heaven and returned has been pulled from the shelves. 

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    Tim Hughes to lead Birmingham church

    2015-02-09T00:00:00Z

    Worship leader Tim Hughes has announced he is to leave Holy Trinity Brompton (HTB) in London to lead a church in central Birmingham, the city he grew up in.

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    Bingeflix

    2015-02-09T00:00:00Z

    The way we consume TV is changing: we can now watch what we want, whenever we want. And binge view as much as we like. Martin Saunders unravels the pros and cons of streamed TV.

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    Church attendance dominated by middle class

    2015-02-09T00:00:00Z

    Around 62% of people who regularly attend church are middle class compared with 38% of working-class attendees, according to a new YouGov survey.

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    Adoption and faith go head-to-head in the courts

    2015-02-09T00:00:00Z

    Christian magistrate Richard Page, who has sat as a Justice of the Peace in Kent for 15 years, has been told that he must undergo ‘equality training’ before returning to work after he blocked the adoption of a child by a same-sex couple. His religious beliefs about family life were deemed discriminatory.