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June 2021
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Affinity conference looks at ‘aspects of eschatology’

Affinity – a network of conservative evangelical churches – held its biannual conference in March on the theme ‘The Undiscovered Country – aspects of biblical eschatology’. Paper 1 was by Rupert Bentley-Taylor, who surveyed New Testament teaching on our ‘hope’. His talk was a warm-hearted appeal and rooted in biblical exposition. He stressed that…

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May 2021
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FIEC and Affinity leaders outline concerns about plans to outlaw so-called ‘conversion therapy’

John Stevens, National Director of FIEC, and Graham Nicholls, Director of Affinity, have said a ban on ‘conversion therapy’ could criminalise aspects of the Christian faith. The two leaders say ordinary church practices – such as preaching, prayer, and pastoral care – could all be criminalised if the government goes ahead with a blanket…

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October 2020
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Affinity calls on the government to relax church lockdown rules

The director of Affinity – a network of about 1,200 churches and Christian agencies across the UK – has written to the government to ask for lockdown restrictions to be relaxed. Graham Nicholls sent the letter to Lord Greenhalgh who is the government minister responsible for regulations regarding churches meeting in the post-lockdown period.…

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