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God’s works but not where we expect

In this guest blog, Andrew Smith reports on churches in Muslim communities around Birmingham. He reflects on the ways of God in “his” mission in the world. What is he doing and how can Evangelicals co-operate with him in it? Church No.1                                                                                                                                                                               A church invited a group from a Shia […]

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#LondonAttack – ‘Enough is enough’!

If we tried to understand Jesus through the behaviour of the IRA we would end up in ‘cloud-cuckoo-land’. Yet while it’s harder to deny the causal-link between Muhammed and the behaviour of Islamists, the link needs to be nuanced by Christians otherwise we become part of the problem ourselves. The […]

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#Manchester – is Islam the problem?

Salman Abedi (the Manchester bomber) had a ‘renegade’ or even ‘politically convenient’ affiliation to Islam, yet Christians insist Islam is “the problem”. Yet when terrorists with Christianity in their backgrounds strike, it doesn’t count because that’s nothing to do with Christianity. The “problem” is the abuse of holy texts. For […]

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Manchester Arena – the ultimate bullying tactic

ISIS is like a wounded animal lashing out with venom against a perceived enemy – the godless West. Its online recruitment of disaffected ‘losers’ (i.e. a Trumpism) is working in that it has turned one sympathiser into a collaborator with deadly effect at Manchester Arena on 22 May.  I’m sitting […]

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Enemy of faith in public space – Muslims or secularists?

Another casualty of the ‘liberal left’ is a Christian prison volunteer forced to resign for quoting the Bible in a chapel service prisoners chose to go to. Once again aggressive secularism tips its hand as a greater enemy to Christians than Muslims ever were. In fact many fair-minded Muslims are […]

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Student expelled over views on sexuality

Secularists don’t like to hear it but the Judeo-Christian heritage is an important part of human rights and free speech; without which secularism itself couldn’t operate. It seeks to erode biblical values in society, which is leading us backwards to repression. Social-work is a fairly reliable “weather-sock” that shows how […]

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