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Medical body threatened with legal action over position on assisted dying

Pixabay/DarkoStojanovicDoctors are planning legal action against the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) over its continued opposition to assisted dying.  The legal challenge is being led by Professor Aneez Esmail and Sir Sam Everington, and is being supported by the Good Law Project and Dignity in Dying.  They claim that the RCGP Council's decision to... Read more

Making Peace With an Imperfect Body – Encouragement for Today – September 17, 2020

September 17, 2020Making Peace With an Imperfect BodyJAMI AMERINE Lee en espaolSo God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. Genesis 1:27 (NIV)Have you ever pondered this question: How can I come to a peaceable meeting with an awkward body? Too many of... Read more

Meeting of Church in Wales Governing Body postponed over technical issues

Archbishop John DaviesThe Church in Wales has had to call off the annual meeting of its Governing Body due to technical issues.  The meeting began on Wednesday but had to be halted and adjourned after a few hours because of problems with the software used for registering votes.  The technical issues meant that no votes... Read more

Equality body changes advice on transgender rights

(Photo: Pexels/Sharon McCutcheon)The equality watchdog has agreed to change advice relating to transgender rights after being challenged by a campaign group.   Ann Sinnott, director of the Authentic Equity Alliance, said that the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) had issued mistaken advice to public bodies and businesses on trans access to single-sex spaces like toilets,... Read more

Vehicle of Missing Pastor’s Wife, Marilane Carter, Found in Arkansas with Body Inside

Vehicle of Missing Pastor's Wife, Marilane Carter, Found in Arkansas with Body Inside (RNS) The vehicle of a Kansas pastors wife who has been missing for more than two weeks was found Tuesday (Aug. 18) in rural Arkansas with a womans body inside.The Crittenden County Sheriffs Office did not confirm the body belonged to Marilane... Read more

Body of missing pastor’s wife found in shipping container

Pastor Adam Cater and wife Marilane Carter are seen in this file photo.Facebook/CarterThe body of a missing Kansas pastor's wife may have been found inside a shipping container in rural Arkansas.The 36-year-old pastor's wife, Marilane Carter, who is also a mother of three, had been missing for two weeks. Her uncle had travelled to Crittenden... Read more

Six women appointed to Vatican’s previously all-male financial body

St Peter's Square and Basilica(Photo: Unsplash/Kvin LanglaisPope Francis has appointed six women to a high-level group that oversees financial matters in Vatican City that was previously only comprised of men. The head of the Roman Catholic Church appointed the six women to the Council for the Economy, which was created in 2014 by the pontiff.... Read more

‘Global Body of Christ’ Steps Up: $250,000 Raised for Family of Pastor Killed on Roadside

'Global Body of Christ' Steps Up: $250,000 Raised for Family of Pastor Killed on Roadside An online fundraiser for the family of a Texas pastor killed in a roadside accident passed the $250,000 mark Wednesday thanks to donations from friends, acquaintances and even individuals who didnt know the minister.John Powell, the pastor of... Read more

For the Benefit of the Body | Devotional by Veda Lucas

The LORD said to Moses, and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with ability and intelligence, with knowledge and all craftsmanship. And I have given to all able men ability, that they may make all that I have commanded you. Exodus 31:1,3,6 Have you ever heard anyone say theyre all thumbs? Can... Read more

TGC Q&A: What Does God Say to Those Who Struggle with Body Image?

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Shanda Anderson: My name is Shanda Anderson, and I’m the director of clinical care at the Austin Stone Counseling Center. I’ve been in Austin since 2014, and in the heart of Stone biblical... Read more

Francis Chan on Communion: “Everyone Saw It as the Literal Body and Blood of Christ” | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] A clip of a Francis Chan sermon shared by on-line preaching useful resource account SemonIndex has caught some consideration because it seems to point out Chan acknowledging that, traditionally, the Christian view of communion was dominated by transubstantiation the assumption that the bread and wine of the Eucharist are the literal physique... Read more

A Husbands Perspective on a Postpartum Physique – Tim Challies

[ad_1] It was with sorrow however not shock that I learn a latest article at Risen Motherhood. In The Gospel Frees Us From Disgrace: Embracing Sexual Intimacy with a Postpartum Physique, Lauren Washer writes about an expertise thats frequent amongst ladies who've given delivery to a number of kids. I by no means thought my... Read more