The consequences of abandoning Christianity

Having abandoned the Bible, British society now finds itself discussing the muslim koran and what it says about the hijab and muslim impact upon public life.  God has His own way of hoisting unbelievers on their own petard. Britain is abandoning Christianity and islam is trying to step into the gap.  Secularism is failing to …

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Trump’s State of the Union Vision

Unlike many political speeches, Donald Trump's State of the Union on 31/1/2018 was surprisingly clear about his plans for the future. In his first State of the Union address, he trumpeted the record achievements since his election as President of the United States of America – enacting the biggest tax cuts and reforms in American history, …

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Should a public service accommodate belief?

Current UK law forces Christians to promote unchristian material contrary to their beliefs, but Virgin Trains has decided to stop selling the Daily Mail newspaper because it is not compatible with the Virgin Trains brand and its beliefs.  However, BBC Newsnight described it as 'a culture war'. What about Christian beliefs and the Christian brand?  …

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Seven days that changed the heavens

408 years ago today, Galileo's discovery changed our understanding of the solar system forever.  His astronomical observations irrefutably confirmed the hypothesis formulated by Copernicus 100 years earlier that the Earth was not the centre of the solar system. This was an Earth-shattering discovery. Between 7th and 13th January 1610, Galileo discovered and observed the four …

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The Seven C’s of Christian action

A Happy New Year to one and all!  Let us begin 2018 by considering the 7 C's of Christian action. It will be good to incorporate them into New Year Resolutions. There have been many books written on Christian doctrine, many biographies of Christians which motivate to Christian action, but not as much about the …

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Built-in obsolence

Not enough consumers know about built-in obsolescence, which would inform their shopping habits.  Built-in obsolescence is the deliberate limiting and shortening the useful life of products. The latest example is Apple's confirmation that it deliberately slows down some models of its iPhone as they age.  It explains and justifies doing so in order to match …

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