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Identity politics – more sinister than ISIS?

Heads are turned by Islamic violence while behind our backs the Judeo-Christian heritage is being subtly eroded – the latest casualty is the concept of “gender”. The Bible says: ‘In the beginning God created humankind male and female’ (Gen.1:27-28) that can ‘increase and multiply’ but the secularist ‘liberal-left’ now says […]

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The silence of the lambs

Over Easter, America and North Korea postured for power. Some question whether the teaching of Jesus could work in today’s political environment but the Easter event defines true “power” as gentle restraint not aggression. It’s the silence of the Lamb of God that can (at times) be pure wisdom for […]

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And the real cause of Islamic radicalism is…?

Popular opinion agrees that Islamism is evil with the problem rooted in an “ideology”. While this is true as far as it goes, Baroness Sayedda Warsi points to a twist. In her new book – ‘The Enemy Within – a tale of Muslim Britain’ – Lady Warsi says the root-cause […]

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‘Home-grown’ terrorism

The Westminster attack succeeded because of a lethal cocktail of elements which are hard to monitor or prevent – it was a ‘home-grown’ perpetrator (i.e. UK born); it was ‘low-tech’ (i.e. car-keys and kitchen knife); it was a convert to Islam (i.e. bringing personal issues and idealism). Are the security […]

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Who says Muslims don’t speak out?

I was in Birmingham last Wednesday when Adrian Elms (aka Khalid Masood) drove onto Westminster Bridge in London and intentionally ploughed into pedestrians before forcing his way through the gates of the Palace of Westminster fatally stabbing a policeman before being shot dead. Adrian Elms – a 52 year-old graduate […]

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Theresa May – let’s talk about Jesus

At the recent reception for Christian leaders at 10 Downing Street, Theresa May went further than David Cameron by saying: ‘We should celebrate the role of Christianity in our country’. All indicators are that the Prime Minister has a faith that’s personal, open and committed. Theresa May has talked about […]

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