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All articles & reviews tagged with mother

News

November 2020
News > International

France: Court rules against ‘mother’ name for man

France’s highest court has ruled that a man who lives as if he is a woman cannot be listed as the mother of his child. The Cour de Cassation overturned a 2018 ruling which gave the 51-year-old man the new status of ‘biological parent’ for his now six-year-old child. He had asked to be…

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Article

March 2019
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

THINKING IT THROUGH: Celebrating mothers

Over a twelve-month period, we have invited Stephen Rees — an experienced pastor — to share his thoughts on various topics. Whilst his column may be edited for reasons of length or style, his views are his own and may not necessarily reflect positions held by the Evangelical Times. Yes it’s coming up again.…

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Review

Reviews > Book

The Mother who seeks after God: Daily Devotions for Busy Mums

Every mother knows it is a struggle to maintain her quiet time with a young and growing family. Many other ‘urgent’ things seem to take over, and the quiet time is squeezed out. Laura Martin reminds mothers that ‘nothing else really falls into place until your relationship with the Lord is right’. It is…

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June 2000
Articles > Guest column

Guest column – Sacrifice in the family

'Nothing tests a man's religious sincerity more perfectly than the call to the entire renunciation of self and the world for the truth's sake'. These words were written about the Scottish Covenanters, who joyfully accepted hardships, confiscation of property, insults, imprisonment, and even death, for the sake of Christ. Many of these people spent…

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September 1998
Articles > Guest column

How not to raise children

There are a multitude of ways of going wrong in the Christian life, but Eli’s way is particularly sad. Eli was an Old Testament priest who seems to have known God and bowed to his will. When Samuel informed him of God’s judgement upon his household, Eli responded with both grace and realism: ‘It…

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