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Remembrance Day

I had been considering what to post to commemorate those who have given their lives and limbs in the service of the country. All that I can do is to encourage everyone to read http://mindrenewers.com/2013/11/10/it-is-the-soldier/#more-6096 and to give thanks to … Continue reading

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Is there a real threat against Christians in the UK

Some people have written or said that they think that Christianity is under attack in the UK from the political classes and civil servant mandarins who are predominantly atheist in their views, certainly when in office. (http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/bishop-hits-out-at-blair-523680) Tony Blair, for … Continue reading

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Love your neighbour as yourself

When Jesus was being tested by what my grandmother would have called a “Philadelphia Lawyer” the following is recorded in Luke’s Gospel, Chapter 10: 25 On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. “Teacher,” he … Continue reading

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Government Welfare Payments Cap

There is a great debate in the media, including the BBC about the government’s cap on welfare benefits for a household of £500 per week. Some have argued that Ian Duncan Smith, the architect of the changes is not as … Continue reading

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Remind me again how we got here.

A fellow blogger, AR10308, had this post up. http://ar10308.wordpress.com/2013/06/30/a-stark-contrast/ In it, he discussed how various aspects of the law today make it likely that helping another is likely to lead to problems. Then at church this morning, our passage was … Continue reading

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The Church of England is Out of Step on Homosexuality – Says Archbishop

I remember that one of the first Christian choruses I learned as a child was , “He’s the same today, as yesterday, my Great Unchanging Friend”. I wonder how many clergy in the national churches of Scotland and England believe … Continue reading

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Christian duty to engage in civil disobedience

In the last week, the House of Commons has agreed to read for the third time a bill to bring into being in the UK same-sex marriage. In the same week, the Church of Scotland (The Kirk) has agreed that … Continue reading

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