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All articles & reviews tagged with christian

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September 2021
Articles

Why I’m not a ‘conservative’ evangelical, and nor should you be

I’m a Calvinist, a Cessationist, and a Creationist. I hold to the five solas of the Reformation. I subscribe to the doctrines of grace. I proclaim the exclusivity of Christ for salvation. I defend the independence of local churches. I’m pro-life and pro-marriage. I’m a complementarian. By any stretch, people would define me as…

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July 2021
Articles

I am a Christian

In Esther 3, we read of the rise of Haman, whose newly-obtained lofty position grants him the favour of the king to such a degree that he is to receive not only bowing, but also reverence from the members of the palace. His pride is wounded by Mordecai, who will neither bow nor reverence…

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News

June 2021
News > International

China: Christians could face ‘re-education’ camps

Christians in China may find persecution stepping up a pace, with reports warning that they could find themselves in ‘re-education camps’. Press reports have cited ‘ever-growing evidence of the deteriorating treatment of religious groups in China’, highlighting the treatment of the Uyghur Muslims, who have been taken to camps in Xinjiang, as an example…

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Review

April 2021
Reviews > Book

The Christian’s True Identity: What it means to be in Christ

Identity is a current buzz word. People are preoccupied with trying to figure out who they really are and who they connect with. ‘Who am I?’ is the question of the moment. Trading on this, Jonathan Cruse exhorts new believers to come to grips with who they are in their salvation. Taking up a…

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News

May 2020
News > International

Myanmar: People killed and dozens injured as Christian village is attacked

A total of 21 villagers were killed and about two dozen injured when military jets opened fire on four majority Christian villages in Chin State, Myanmar (Burma) in March. According to eyewitness accounts reported by Barnabas Fund, 12 people were killed in the first attack on two villages in Paletwa Township by Myanmar Army…

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February 2020
News > International

India: Christian family escapes mob

Christian villagers rushed to the aid of a pastor and his family who were surrounded by a violent mob in north-east India. According to reports from Release International, pastor Palathingal Johnson, his wife and four children were at home when the mob of approximately ten to fifteen armed Hindu extremists smashed their way into…

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February 2020
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Why we should avoid using the term ‘Christophobia’

One of the recommendations of the Bishop of Truro’s Independent Review for the Foreign Secretary of FCO Support for Persecuted Christians was to ‘Name the phenomenon of Christian discrimination and persecution and undertake work to identify its particular character alongside similar definitions for other religions, to better inform and develop tailored FCO policies to…

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