July 1, 2014
- The supreme court upheld the ban on assisted suicide (doctors helping patients to end their lives) on 25 June in response to three cases of appeal. Now opposes Lord Falconer's House of Lord's bill.
- Award-winning novelist Francine Rivers has written over 20 bestselling Christian novels. She became a Christian later in life and speaks to Sarah Stone about why she writes what she does, and her tips for young Christian writers.
June 27, 2014
- Glory! Outside church, you only normally hear people use the word ‘glory’ when talking or singing about football. I love football, but I love God much more. I’m fascinated and uneasy by the price I seem prepared to pay for a tiny share in World Cup glory.
June 26, 2014
- Christianity Explored Ministries (CEM) has announced a major new link up with Prison Fellowship International (PFI). Under the new initiative, the Christianity Explored Prisons edition course will form a key part of PFI’s strategy to take the gospel to one million prisoners throughout the world by 2020.
June 25, 2014
- A day of prayer will take place on 26 June for people who are victims of torture and persecution. Action by Christians Against Torture UK (ACAT UK) is inviting all to join with Christians around the world as they remember victims in prayer.
June 24, 2014
- The Evangelical Alliance has welcomed news that Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman who was imprisoned in February and then sentenced to death for converting from Islam to Christianity, has been released from prison.
- Two Manchester-based Christian charities have received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, which is an MBE for organisations.
- Who Cares? is a county-wide mission which began at the beginning of this month in Norfolk and North Suffolk, with nine weeks of listening to local communities. 10,000 Christians from more than 60 churches in the region will be working together to find out what people say hurts them most and responding by offering compassion and hope.
June 20, 2014
- News junkies and BBC addicts, such as I, have been challenged to contemplate a pretty bleak future in current affairs broadcasting because of Jeremy Paxman's decision to re-arrange his life so he can "go to bed at much the same time as most people".
June 17, 2014
- Where to study for mission or ministry