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May 2020
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New pastor for evangelical church in West Glamorgan

David Hails was appointed to the pastorate of Ebenezer Evangelical Church, Neath, in February. The service was well-attended, including several members of Mr Hails’ sending church (Three Bridges Free Church, Crawley). The service was chaired by Dr Phil Davis, an elder of Ebenezer Evangelical Church. Readings from Ephesians 4 and 1 Timothy 4 were…

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May 2020
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Anniversary for Emmanuel Church, Salisbury

Emmanuel Church, Salisbury, held anniversary services in early February. It was the 67th year for the church and the 49th for Pastor Malcolm Watts. The guest preacher was Revd Graeme Craig, minister of the Ayr congregation of the Free Church of Scotland (Continuing). During the Saturday afternoon meeting, Revd Watts preached. He affirmed the…

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May 2020
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Wessex TBS Annual General Meeting

In January the Wessex auxiliary of the Trinitarian Bible Society held its AGM in Calne, Wiltshire. A good number had gathered from both Wiltshire and the surrounding counties. Encouraging reports were given of the Lord’s work among schools, prisons, care homes, and the military through the distribution of Bibles, New Testaments, and other items…

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May 2020
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Sri Lanka: PM hints at anti-conversion bill

Religious and human rights campaigners have warned against draconian measures being considered by Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. According to reports, he has hinted of his preparedness to introduce an anti-conversion bill to appease traditional Buddhist voters. He said the new law would be necessary to ‘save the country’ from falling…

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May 2020
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Live Service Streams

We have a page that lists available live service streams for churches in our Church directory. If you would like your live stream details linked please Login to your Church details page and add in the details. The list of available live streams is here: https://churches.evangelical-times.org/livestreams To add you church details please go here.

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Hemel Hempstead Induction

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May 2020
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Hemel Hempstead Induction

“He who calls you is faithful, who also will do it.  Brethren, pray for us”.  – 1 Thessalonians 5:24-25 The officers and members of Alexandra Road Congregational Church would like to praise God for calling the Rev Chris Bennett (formerly of Wilton Community Church) to the Pastorate of ARCC in Hemel Hempstead. The induction…

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February 2020
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Netflix under pressure

Thousands of Christians in the UK joined forces with fellow believers around the world to cancel their Netflix subscriptions over a blasphemous Brazilian film which was streamed on the site over Christmas. Called ‘The First Temptation of Christ’, the so-called ‘comedy’ film insinuated Jesus had homosexual relations. More than 2.5 million people signed a…

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February 2020
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Researcher loses employment case over transgender tweets

A researcher who did not have her contract renewed after she said people cannot change their biological sex has lost her case at an employment tribunal. Judge James Tayler ruled that Maya Forstater’s views did ‘not have the protected characteristic of philosophical belief’. Forstater, 45, posted a series of tweets questioning government plans to…

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February 2020
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Warning on trans identification in 2021 census

More than eighty experts have written an open letter to the Government and the Office for National Statistics, warning against allowing people to pick their own gender on the 2021 census. The letter from academics, published first in The Sunday Times and picked up by other publications, such as the Daily Mail, stated that…

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January 2020
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Church of England sex lessons charter criticised

The Church of England has published a charter on relationships and sexual health education (RSHE), but critics say it just panders to the culture. General Synod member Andrea Williams (who is also Director of Christian Concern) said, ‘This charter fails to protect teachers, governors and children who wish to state and uphold the Church’s…

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November 2019
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Waiting for the Lord’s Return

I grew up with some very mixed-up ideas about the Second Coming. I hope I have a clearer understanding of the subject than I had then. Of course, I still have lots of unanswered questions about the great event. But the question I ask myself more than any other is this: ‘how much do…

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April 2019
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Navratilova is hoist by her own prohibitive ‘consequence free’ petard

Martina Navratilova has come under fire for claiming that it is ‘cheating’ for transgender women to enter female sports tournaments. Though she has now rolled back from the word ‘cheat’, she maintains her arguments bear consideration and should be heard without being vilified as ‘transphobic’. She first received criticism when she tweeted: ‘You can’t…

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