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NHS to launch review into gender identity services for children and young people

(Photo: NHS)The NHS is to launch an independent review of its services for children and young people suffering from gender dysphoria.  The review will be led by Dr Hilary Cass, former President of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.  The NHS said the review would be "wide-ranging in scope" and seek to understand why... Read more

Review: Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the World by Tom Holland

Tom Holland has written a book that is not so much a history of Christianity, but a history of the complex role Christianity played in the formation of modern Western culture. He rightly calls that influence paradoxical because, first, the Christian church has often spectacularly failed of its ideals, and other times it has been... Read more

Review of Reading While Black

Go and make disciples of all nations (Matthew 28:19, NIV) Jesus is the manifestation of Gods love for the ethnicities of the world. (Reading While Black, p106) For all the emphasis often placed on the Great Commission, the underlying message of Gods love for the ethnicities of the world has been repeatedly obscured throughout American... Read more

Parents seek judicial review over controversial relationships and sex education classes

(Photo: Pexels/Kaboompics)Parents from different faith backgrounds have united to commence a judicial review into the new relationships and sex education (RSE) curriculum. The judicial review, launched by the Let Kids Be Kids Coalition (LKBKC), will challenge the Education Secretary's decision not to allow parents to withdraw their children from relationships lessons.  The mandatory curriculum came... Read more

Review: Reading While Black by Esau McCaulley

Nearly every book is a part of an ongoing conversation. Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope steps into the dialogue around a question that has raged since enslaved Africans arrived on North American soil: to what degree is the Bibleand its messagereally good news for black people in this... Read more

Remember and Review – Daughters of Promise – August 25

REMEMBER AND REVIEWI was once a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent man. I Timothy 1:13One of the prevailing themes of Scripture is remember and review. Remember where you came from. Remember what you were like before you knew God loved you. Remember and tell your children.Are any of you ashamed of what you... Read more

Review: Dynamics of Spiritual Life by Richard Lovelace

Dynamics of Spiritual Life is a book we cant do without. Richard Lovelaces classic was amazingly prescient when first published 40 years ago, and it’s still relevant to many of todays ministry issues. Earlier in my ministry, when church planters came to me and asked, What should I read? I always gave them two books:... Read more

Review: Till We Have Faces by C. S. Lewis

“You have seen the torches grow pale when men open the shutters and broad summer morning shines in?” Good news is really good only when the original news is really bad. I realized this again while recently re-reading C. S. Lewis’s Till We Have Faces. I had read it 30 years ago in college and... Read more

Review: The Uniform of Leadership by Jason Romano

In 2017 Jason Romano left his job at ESPN, where he had worked for 17 years, to start something new. He took a position with Sports Spectrum, the media company where sports and faith connect. Sports Spectrum had been a magazine since 1985, but it hadn’t fully adapted to the online media landscape. Romano helped... Read more

An Inheritance of Suffering: A Review of ‘This Too Shall Last’

Weve so fused our American Dream with the risen Christ that when suffering enters our lives and does not leave quickly, all we know how to do is hide, judge, or despair. Weve reduced the gospel to rescue, power to privilege, and hope to swift healing, reducing ourselves in the process. Western Christendom has long... Read more

Court grants judicial review into DIY abortions

(Photo: Unsplash)The Court of Appeal has granted a judicial review into DIY abortions after a legal challenge by Christian Concern.  Abortion regulations were temporarily relaxed after the country went into lockdown so that pregnant women and girls could take both abortion pills at home up to 10 weeks. The changes meant that the pills could... Read more

Seeing and Believing 253 | Jon Stewart’s Irresistible and a Retro Review of Jaws

Seeing & Believing has a seasonal special for you this week! With the presidential election looming on the horizon, Wade and Kevin take a look at the latest cinematic political satire, this time from the mind of former Daily Show host Jon Stewart. The guys also celebrate the 45th birthday of Jaws with a retro... Read more

Evaluation: ‘1917’ Is In contrast to Something You’ve got Seen Earlier than | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Union Normal William Sherman is credited with coining some of the well-known phrases about warfare. Its a easy, devastating concept: Battle is hell.  Within the new WWI movie 1917, that concept is on the forefront. From its excursions of rat-infested bunkers, overcrowded frontline trenches and indiscriminate barbed wire traces to its explorations... Read more

Assessment: ‘Little Girls’ Is a Masterpiece | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Greta Gerwig is aware of what you consider once you consider Little Girls. The March sisters bundled up by the hearth whereas their mom reads letters from their father out loud. Jo bent over her desk, scribbling by candlelight. The household gathered across the desk. Whether or not your first encounter with Meg, Jo,... Read more

Trevin Wax E book Evaluate of Thomas Kidd (on Trevin’s Weblog)

[ad_1] Trevin Wax E book Evaluate of Thomas Kidd (on Trevin's Weblog) October 23, 2019  |  Share Trevin Wax E book Evaluate of Thomas Kidd (on Trevin’s Weblog) SHARE   Trevin Wax E book Evaluate of Thomas Kidd (on Trevin’s Weblog) Share Trevin Wax E book Evaluate of Thomas Kidd (on Trevin’s Weblog) SHARE  ... Read more