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August 2019
Articles > Comment

Beware the pitfalls of community engagement

News that a Grace Baptist church has not only allowed, but actively promoted, a play celebrating the LGBT movement within its building is deeply disturbing. But Evangelical Times has decided not to name the church because we are more concerned about the wider principles than this individual incident. We are forced to ask why…

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News

November 1999
News > International > Australia

Letter from Australia

I write this letter in the comfort and security of my study. We have just returned from three weeks holiday at a small seaside village called Lennox Head. It was just Val and I and the dog. There was no telephone in the house where we were staying and I didn’t turn on my…

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April 1999
Articles > Guest column

Guest Column: Society and the Christian ethic

When I was a boy my father used to take me twice a year to Newport. The object of the exercise was hopefully to see Cardiff RFC tank our near neighbours and rivals which usually, but not as frequently as I would have liked, they did. (Little did he or I suspect that I…

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April 1999
Articles > Biblical/theological

A Real and Relevant Religion

What does the church have to say to the world in these closing years of the second millennium? Listening to most of the pronouncements from leading churchmen of our day, we can hardly blame the world for thinking, 'Not a lot'. We are living in what Francis Schaeffer very aptly described as the 'post-Christian…

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News

May 1997
News

Who will govern us now?

There is no such thing in this sinful world as a perfect political party or an infallible political philosophy. We are dealing with men — men’s thoughts and opinions, men’s hopes and aspirations, men’s plans and intentions — so there is nothing spotless here. When considering how to vote, there are always pros and…

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December 1996
News

A call to repentance and reformation

There is only one unique and saving gospel, which can put man right with God. It is the urgent task of all truly evangelical churches to recover this exclusive message from the Scriptures, and to proclaim it. The downward spiral Regular churchgoer Christopher Booker has become the principal Euro-sceptic spokesman for both the fishermen…

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November 1996
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Hidden agendas

There is no such thing as completely unbiased reporting. Whether they want to or not, the news media are always giving us a perspective on issues that indicate how they think we should interpret them. Take, for example, two recent front-page stories: on selective termination, the ending of one or more lives within a…

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