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May 2017
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Society – Marriage trends in England and Wales

Marriage statistics for 2014 — the first year in which same-sex couples could marry in Britain — have defied expectations. The figures for 2013, the last year in which all marriages involved opposite-sex couples, sounded further alarm bells about attitudes to marriage in Britain. In that year, only 240,854 couples were married in England…

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May 2017
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Youth – Children’s Codex

Children from 140 schools across the Tyne and Wear have celebrated the production of a historic Bible, which they helped to create. At a special service on 5 April, held at St Peter’s Church in Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, the children witnessed the launch of the Children’s Codex — a collection of Bible stories bound into…

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May 2017
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Events – Mike Ovey memorial

Oak Hill College has published a special edition of its regular quarterly magazine, Commentary, as a tribute to former principal Mike Ovey, who died suddenly in January 2017. A copy was given to each of the 800 people who packed out his memorial service at All Souls, Langham Place, on 13 March. The testimonies in…

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Event – Bibles for Africa

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May 2017
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Event – Bibles for Africa

A small group gathered in Fort William on the evening of Friday 31 March to hear about the work of the Trinitarian Bible Society in providing faithful and accurate translations of the Bible in the languages of Africa today. It was reported that good progress was being made in projects like Amharic and Shona…

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May 2017
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Persecution: UK – NHS in religion row

Christians are being pushed out of public life by growing ‘religious illiteracy’, Andrea Williams has claimed. The chief executive of the Christian Legal Centre said, ‘Religious illiteracy is pushing Christians out of public life and robbing society of the service of many good people’. She made the comments in response to an employment tribunal,…

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May 2017
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Politics – Westminster attack

The Christian Institute (CI) has urged prayer for British MPs after the act of terrorism, which saw the deaths of five people at Westminster and others seriously injured. It commented that while it is right to ‘pray for the grieving families and the dozens injured, Christians must also pray for those in authority over…

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May 2017
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Conference – Great Whyte seminar

Great Whyte Baptist Church in Ramsey, Cambridgeshire, invited Christians from the area to a seminar, on 25 February 2017. The speaker was Rev. John Martin from the Medway Fellowship in Huntingdon. Peter Steward, elder at Great Whyte, introduced John Martin and explained how Mr Martin came to know the Lord in Iraq while serving…

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