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Review

November 2020
Reviews > Book

The Christian and Technology

Even the most hardened Luddite will find himself using a satnav, mobile phone, or email on occasion. But John Fesko urges us not to reach for the latest gadget without thinking carefully about how it might shape our minds, relationships, and spiritual lives. While acknowledging the benefits of computer technology for communication, evangelism, and…

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News

October 2020
News > Conferences

Compass Camp goes online

Compass Camp is a Bible-centred summer camp for 11-17-year-olds based in the heart of the Lake District. Unable to meet physically this year in Coniston, camp went online. From 3 to 5 August, campers from all over the UK were able to meet on Zoom for six intensive sessions of fun, craft, games, Bible…

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News

September 2020
News > Conferences

Banner of Truth moves online for conference: All things for good?

In June, the Banner of Truth held an online conference in place of its regular ministers’ conference, cancelled due to Covid-19. The question mark at the end of the conference title was deliberate. It was to highlight the fact that, in times of trouble, believers can easily question Paul’s great assertion in Romans 8…

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Article

June 2020
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Why we won’t celebrate the Lord’s Supper until we are together

During this time of physical-distancing and isolation, some have asked about having communion during the live-stream service. Since we live-stream the singing and the sermon, why not live-stream the communion service and allow each family to observe it in their own homes? This sounds reasonable, but our New Testament ecclesiology will not allow us…

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Article

May 2020
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

The scattered church: Can we really gather for worship online?

Across the globe, places of worship have been asked to close. Governments have no authority to forbid churches to gather. In the UK, the Conventicle Act of 1664 forbade such gatherings. Preachers like Bunyan preferred to stay in prison rather than not preach to gatherings lawful in God’s eyes but unlawful in the eyes…

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Article

Articles > Comment

Online censorship in the name of regulation?

I wouldn’t blame you if it has slipped you by, but the government has released new proposals to regulate the entire internet. It wants to fine websites that fail to tackle ‘online harms’. It proposes to set up a new independent watchdog which will introduce a ‘code of practice’. What’s that got to do…

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