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Down the slippery slope
September 2007
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Down the slippery slope

Down the slippery slopeby David F. WellsWhen we think of life in terms of the self, we enter a psychological world. When we think of life in terms of the biblical God, we are in a moral world. We in the West have moved from the latter to the former - from one worldview…

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Act of Folly
September 2007
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Act of Folly

ACT OF FOLLYThe ruby anniversary of Britain's 1967 Abortion Act falls on 27 October this year but there is nothing to celebrate. Since its inception this legislation has sanctioned the death of some seven million unborn children.Abortion is a ghastly practice, unworthy of any civilised society. The whole nation should be ashamed that we…

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Being a Christian student today
August 2007
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Being a Christian student today

Being a Christian student todayby Jessica Bowen'All men will hate you because of me, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved' (Matthew 10:22).The Bible tells us that the gospel frees us from slavery to sin and prepares for us 'an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade' (1 Peter…

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Christianity and Liberalism – Are they two different religions?
August 2007
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Christianity and Liberalism – Are they two different religions?

Church Society ConferenceChristianity and Liberalism - Are they two different religions?The aim of the conference was to show how liberalism is contrary to Scripture, to learn from those who have stood against it in the past, and to examine its impact on Evangelicals in the Church of England today. The main speakers were Lee…

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Sport and the Christian Part 2 – John W. Keddie
June 2007
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Sport and the Christian Part 2 – John W. Keddie

Sport and the Christian - Part 2 At the end of last month's article we came to the heart of the matter - what principles apply to a Christian's practice of sports? Here I try to provide some answers.These principles view sport as it should be played - while recognising that in a sinful world…

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May 2007
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A new morality

Following the enactment of the Sexual Orientation Regulations (SORs), in which the House of Lords voted 168 to 122 in favour of the Government measure, Andrea Williams of the Lawyers Christian Fellowship wrote, 'The vote … marks the imposition of a new morality'.She continued, 'It is a clear sign that, despite saying they were…

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May 2007
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The price of peace

Often, in the foggy world of politics, things are not always what they seem. Over the years Northern Ireland has seen many false dawns in the efforts to establish peace between divided communities. Now hopes are high that the latest steps in the peace process will really herald a new day in the politics…

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Sport and the Christian
May 2007
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Sport and the Christian

The disappearance of so many playing fields in the United Kingdom in recent years may mean that fewer young people now engage in active sports. Nevertheless, in general terms, sport is 'big business' today and assumes a prominent place in many people's lives. Sport makes some of its participants millionaires - a few of…

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