Society must resist calls for legalisation of assisted suicide – CARE

(Photo: Unsplash/Anna Dziubinska)Nola Leach, the Chief Executive of Christian advocacy group CARE, has called for more investment in palliative care as an alternative to assisted suicide.  Writing in The House, Ms Leach said that legalising assisted suicide would create a society in which "people who think they are a burden effectively abdicate the protection they... Read more

Pastor in intensive care with Covid-19 after telling congregants they don’t need to wear face masks

Pastor Paul Van Noy shown preaching in this YouTube screen shot.YouTube/Candlelight Christian FellowshipA pastor who told his congregation that they did not need to wear masks in accordance with Coronavirus precautions has been hospitalised in the ICU after contracting Covid-19. Pastor Paul Van Noy of the Candlelight Christian Fellowship in Idaho, USA had told his... Read more

How Do I Care for Those with Dementia? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Dr. John Dunlop: You’re listening to TGC Q&A podcast from the Gospel Coalition. And this is the Christians in Healthcare Series, where we will seek to answer your questions at the intersection of... Read more

Abortions Are Tax Deductible? 100 Legislators Urge IRS to Change Tax Code Abortion Is Not Health Care

Abortions Are Tax Deductible? 100 Legislators Urge IRS to Change Tax Code Abortion Is Not Health Care More than 100 U.S. senators and representatives have signed a letter urging the Department of the Treasury to change IRS code so that abortion expenses are no longer tax deductible. Under current IRS code, money paid for... Read more

Christians told to renounce Jesus or be refused coronavirus aid – ‘Let your God take care of your family’

A woman prays inside a church outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in this file photo.Reuters/fileChristians are being told to renounce their faith in Jesus or have their coronavirus aid support for their families taken away. Various reports are highlighting the persecution against Christians in countries across south-east Asia and Sudan. Open Doors International's Jan Vermeer has... Read more

How Do We Care for Families Who Have Gone Through Miscarriage?

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Rebekah Hannah: Hi, you’re listening to the TGC Q&A, a podcast from The Gospel Coalition, and this is the biblical counseling series, featuring hopeful answers to your questions on navigating fear, anxiety, ministry,... Read more

Boris Johnson challenged over ‘outrageous’ care home comments

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was strongly criticised for his care home commentsReutersBoris Johnson was wrong to accuse care homes of not following procedures during the coronavirus crisis, Louise Morse, of Pilgrims' Friend Society has said.  The Prime Minister has been under pressure to apologise over his comments earlier this week when he said: "We... Read more

‘God’s Going to Take Care of My Son’: Father of 19-Year-Old Believed to Be Killed in ‘CHOP’ Gives Heartbreaking Interview

'God's Going to Take Care of My Son': Father of 19-Year-Old Believed to Be Killed in 'CHOP' Gives Heartbreaking Interview The father of a 19-year-old man killed in Seattles Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone says he doesnt know what happened to his son, but that he is trusting God.Somebodys kids did that... Read more

Trump Signs Order Strengthening State, Faith-Based Organization Partnerships in Foster Care

Trump Signs Order Strengthening State, Faith-Based Organization Partnerships in Foster Care The Trump administration issued an executive order Wednesday that seeks to improve the foster care system with several strategies, including increased oversight and an improved partnership between state agencies and faith-based organizations.More than 400,000 children are in foster care nationwide, with 124,000-plus... Read more

How Can Pastors Care for Their Own Souls? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Lois Kehlenbrink: Hi, you’re listening to TGC Q and A, a podcast from The Gospel Coalition. And this is the Biblical Counseling Series featuring and hopeful answers to your questions on navigating fear,... Read more

Following the example of Jesus in Christian care homes

(Photo: Keychange)Phil Martin is Chief Executive Officer of Keychange. He shares insights into what makes Christian care unique as part of Pilgrims' Friend Society's Prayer Week 2020.The vision of Keychange is 'to create caring communities which are safe, vibrant, inclusive and sustainable.' The charity started in 1920 as the Christian Alliance for Women and Girls,... Read more

Celebrating care workers at a time like this

Seth, a carer at Emmaus HouseHelen McKay-Ferguson, Marketing & Communications Officer for Pilgrims' Friend Society, spoke to medical student Seth about his rewarding experience as a carer.Being knighted with a walking stick is just one of the moments that stands out for Seth when he thinks back to his time working for Pilgrims' Friend Society... Read more

How to Care for Your Spouse’s Heart in These Stressful Times

Deep, lasting stress makes a mark on a marriage. Lifes troubles either wound and divide us, or they pull us together as a couple. How can a husband and wife encourage one another? Why does stress create friction and distance between us? How do we solve problems as a team? Can our faith make a... Read more

Pray for older people and care workers, says Christian charity

(Photo: Pilgrims' Friend Society)Christian charity Pilgrims' Friend Society is inviting the UK Church to join in a week of prayer for older people and the care sector. It is running 'Prayer Week 2020' from 7 to 13 June, culminating on the Queen's official birthday.The week of prayer comes at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has... Read more

‘Morally wrong’ to expect care workers to work ‘for poverty pay’ without proper PPE

Fri 29 May 2020 12:36 BST Dr John Sentamu said care workers were putting their lives at risk doing their jobs "for poverty pay"The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, is backing calls to the Government to ensure care workers receive a living wage. The campaign has been launched by Citizens UK after care worker Tabitha... Read more

How to Care for Friends with Anxiety and Depression

Slice me open, and I bleed anxiety. I always have. I grew up in ’80s and ’90s Northern Ireland, a place riven by chaos and conflict. If fear was a contagion, back then we were all infected. At the same time, the headlines (those I remember) were full of the AIDS epidemica terrifying and fatal... Read more

Expensive Christians, Its Time to Take Creation Care Critically

[ad_1] The state of our planet, like so many points in politics and popular culture right now, has change into a hotbed for social media debate. Ive by no means understood why individuals would query whether or not or not we must always deal with our earthly dwelling. In any case, shouldnt we wish to... Read more

God Will Take Care of You! | Devotional by Katherine Kehler

[ad_1] The LORD himself watches over you! The LORD stands beside you as your protecting shade Psalm 121:5 Does God watch over us? We all know the Bible tells us He does, however have you ever skilled it your self? I acquired this e-mail lately from a girl who tells her story of Gods care.... Read more

Examine: Christian Faculty Grads Care Extra About Making an Impression | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] A new examine from the nonpartisan Christian think-tank Cardus has made some attention-grabbing findings about Christian faculty grads. When put next with graduates from nonreligious universities, graduates of non secular colleges care much less about their private incomes and extra about serving to others (H/T Christianity Right now).  Almost 85 % of... Read more

Why Does God Care Who I Sleep With?

[ad_1] Why areChristians soobsessed with intercourse? Its a query that’s typically assumed, if not requested outright, by individuals who aren’t Christians. The query itself generally is a little perplexing for Christians: what do you imply obsessive about intercourse? Arent Christians recognized for extra vital issues, like what they consider Jesus Christ, or the Bible as... Read more

Reenvisioning Orphan Care | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Go Run an Orphanage in Africa had been the phrases that had been resounding in my thoughts on Fathers Day in 2007. I used to be within the worship service at my church in Southern California and this was the third straight weekend that these phrases got here to me. As I... Read more

Why Ought to Girls Care About Biblical Theology? – The Gospel Coalition

[ad_1] Nancy Guthrie and Courtney Physician share their ideas on why it is vital for girls to care about Biblical theology because it pertains to their studying and understanding of Gods Phrase as an entire. Guthrie defines Biblical theology as a method of approaching and understanding the Bible as one cohesive story about what God... Read more

three Tangible Methods to Look after Widows

[ad_1] A Common Fact Everybody likes to obtain presents. Some admire them greater than others, however most peoplewhether they really feel notably liked by presents or notappreciate the sentiment of the present from the giver. A present says, I like and admire you, grounded within the thoughtfulness and intentionality of the entire course of. In... Read more

Compassionate Care in a #MeToo World

[ad_1] Laina (not her actual title) met with me after listening to a chat I gave about Christs hope for individuals who expertise same-sex attraction. Although married to a sort Christian man, her marriage was struggling, and few individuals knew why. Lainas feminine youth-group chief had sexually abused her for 3 years starting when she... Read more

Teen adoption from foster care: a narrative from a real prompt household

[ad_1] USA (MNN) — November is Nationwide Adoption Month in the USA, and it’s no secret that venturing into the world of adoption introduces plenty of unknowns. However few journeys into the world of adoption are as sophisticated as adopting teenage siblings. These new household dynamics carry larger relational and conversational complexities than they'd in... Read more

Martin Scorsese Explains Why He Would not Look after Marvel Films | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Possibly you noticed it, possibly you didn’t, however actual contender for “best living filmmaker” Martin Scorsese made waves for Empire Journal when he frivolously mentioned, principally, that Marvel motion pictures weren’t actually his jam. That set off a prolonged spherical of discourse in regards to the methods the Marvel Cinematic Universe has... Read more

Do We Look after the Sheep or Do We Use the Sheep? – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Some of my favourite and most difficult descriptions of pastoral ministry come from the 20 th chapter of Acts and Pauls farewell deal with to the Ephesian elders. Right here Paul the planter and pastor is bidding a last farewell to the elders at a church he loves. And in verse 28 he involves... Read more