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As the Church of England’s youngest black priest, I have often felt alienated because of my skin colour

2021-04-20T15:58:00+01:00By

Despite last year’s apology from the Archbishop of Canterbury for the ways in which the Church was institutionally racist, last night’s BBC Panorama report was damning in its indictment on progress made. Reverend David Peterson, the youngest black priest in the Church of England, shares his response to the programme

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I’m gay and I love the Bible’s teaching on marriage

2021-04-20T10:36:00+01:00By

The traditional biblical view of marriage is good news for everyone, says Andrew Bunt

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‘Whoever loves money never has enough’ - Why Christians should oppose the Super League

2021-04-20T08:56:00+01:00By

New proposals from super rich football clubs have been widely condemned, especially by fans. Andy Peck explains what has happened, and why Christians should care

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Why churches must never require Covid passports

2021-04-16T10:17:00+01:00By

Jesus did not put requirements on coming into his presence, and neither should we, argues Rev Dr Matthew Roberts, one of over 1,000 church leaders to have signed an open letter to parliament in opposition to vaccine passports

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David Cameron was wrong to misuse his influence for Greensill Capital

2021-04-14T11:57:00+01:00By

Integrity is important for us all – but especially for those in positions of leadership, says Tim Farron MP

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Fear and fantasy are creating a new generation of celibate young men – but is that a good thing?

2021-04-13T08:51:00+01:00By

Young men in Western societies are having less sex than previous generations. But as Christians, should this be a cause for celebration or concern? It depends on the reasons, says Graham Nicholls.

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Prince Philip (1921-2021): An outstanding example of Christian service

2021-04-09T15:15:00+01:00By

The Queen’s faith is well known and well documented. But Prince Philip also exemplified a life of Christian service, says Catherine Butcher

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Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury on the Death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

2021-04-09T12:15:00+01:00

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said today: 

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Why our church has created a Garden of Lament

2021-04-08T11:57:00+01:00By

Rev Caroline Taylor from St John’s Hoxton explains why the oft-forgotten practice of lament is so important

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Freedom: Justin Bieber’s Gospel EP is all about grace

2021-04-08T11:23:00+01:00By

Pop superstar Justin Bieber has released a surprise EP. And many of the lyrics position Christianity as a transformative grace, says our reviewer 

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Hans Küng (1928 - 2021): The controversial Catholic theologian who challenged the establishment

2021-04-08T10:38:00+01:00By

Catherine Pepinster pays tribute to the Catholic priest and academic who wrote one of the most gripping books on Christian apologetics of the past 100 years

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Keir Starmer’s apology for visiting a church is deeply concerning

2021-04-07T11:45:00+01:00By

It is utterly depressing that Keir Starmer should apologise for visiting a church on Good Friday, says James Mildred

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Why the Government’s race report lacks credibility - and what the Church should be doing about it

2021-04-07T08:42:00+01:00By

Last week’s report on race and ethic disparities fell well short of the mark, says Calvin T. Samuel, but it won’t stop the critical conversations that have finally begun. 

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‘We do not engage in conversion therapy’: Pastor Agu responds to Keir Starmer LGBT controversy

2021-04-07T08:18:00+01:00

The leader of the Labour Party, Keir Starmer has apologised for visiting Jesus House in north London. He tweeted on Monday he was “not aware” of the church’s views on gay rights when he went to visit the vaccination centre at the church building. Premier Christianity spoke to the church’s pastor Agu Irukwu to find out more

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6 ways to manage your money well

2021-04-06T11:23:00+01:00By

As we recover from the financial impact of a year like no other, Laide Olunloyo shares her top tips on how to manage our money well as Christians.

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Why Christians should welcome Franklin Graham’s legal victory

2021-04-01T15:47:00+01:00By , UK director of the Evangelical Alliance

Blackpool Council were wrong to ban adverts about Franklin Graham’s evangelistic event, a court has found. Peter Lynas from the Evangelical Alliance explains more

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Joseph of Arimathea: The Secret Disciple

2021-04-01T07:57:00+01:00By

Dig beneath the surface of the Easter story and you will find some intriguing characters, says Chris Goswami. But just because they’re not given centre stage doesn’t mean we should pass them by. If we do, we miss a great story and some powerful life lessons.

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Why Easter is the new Christmas

2021-03-31T16:23:00+01:00By

These two seasons present us with significant opportunities to share our faith, says Tim Farron MP 

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Matt Hancock said DIY home abortions would be ‘temporary’. One year on, they’re still legal

2021-03-30T15:50:00+01:00By

What were initially billed as ‘temporary’ changes to abortion law are still in place, and Christians must oppose them, says Christian Concern’s Andrea Williams