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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 09:08:14 GMT
Daily Digest Wednesday December 12
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT
The House of Bishops of the Church of England met for two days in York on 9th and 10th December
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 09:08:14 GMT
A local MSP who supports redefining marriage has refused to meet a constituent who opposes the change, in a move described as “astonishing”. Resident Rose Docherty responded to an invite from her MSP, Fiona McLeod, calling for constituents to speak to her about any issue. Docherty wanted to raise the topic of same-sex marriage, which [...]
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 07:58:47 +0000
A senior High Court judge has defended his view that couples should ‘seriously consider’ marriage if they are to have children. In a piece for the Daily Mail, Sir Paul Coleridge said “Far from being old-fashioned, marriage is an engine for social progress, the most effective structure ever invented for nurturing children and building social [...]
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:00:21 +0000
The Government has failed to curb fixed-odds betting terminals, dubbed the ‘crack cocaine’ of gambling. MPs backed changes to stakes and prizes for gambling machines last week – but the amendments do not lower the maximum stake for the machines from £100. Labour MPs were told to vote against the proposals – yet it was [...]
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:33:56 +0000
Online pornography “gives a distorted image of human relationships to young people”, warns a headmaster at one of Britain’s leading co-educational schools. In an interview with The Times, Uppingham school’s head teacher, Richard Harman, described online pornography as an additional pressure that teenagers face today. “From an early age kids are bombarded with images of [...]
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:52:21 +0000
American evangelist and pastor Rick Warren has said he is against the redefinition of marriage. Speaking to CNN’s Piers Morgan, Warren was asked if he believed in equality for all to which he responded, “I’m more against the redefinition of the term marriage”. “Don’t take a term and make it something different,” he added. Tolerance [...]
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 10:28:06 +0000
The Chancellor has announced a marriage tax break worth up to £200 a year in his Autumn Statement last week. The measure applies to married couples where both are basic rate tax payers, and where one spouse earns less than the personal tax allowance. The Government wants it to be introduced in April 2015 – [...]
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:13:03 +0000
Polyamory – intimate relationships between three or more people at the same time – “is quite normal already, it’s just not out of the closet yet”, said the stars of a US reality TV show. Michael McClure and Kamala Devi are starring in Polyamory: Married and Dating, and are currently living with McClure’s girlfriend Rachel. [...]
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:49:59 +0000
Northern Ireland’s Justice Minister has said he will consult on weakening the Province’s abortion laws to allow unborn babies with fatal abnormalities to be aborted. Unlike the rest of the UK, abortion is only legal in Northern Ireland to save the life of a mother. Justice Minister David Ford told BBC Radio Ulster’s Nolan Show [...]
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:27:56 +0000
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 09:08:15 GMT
In this seasonal themed evangelistic message, we learn that 'Nothing Is Impossible With God', by studying the story of the angel's visitation of Mary. Our reaction to such a revelation is usually unbelief - but Mary's example shows us that she chose to believe what she did not understand. Will you simply believe, the way Mary did? Don't miss this Gospel sermon which is available now from http://www.preachtheword.com in 32K MP3, 64K MP3, WMA and text formats...
Sat, 30 Nov 2013 21:10:01 GMT
The featured sermon for December brings us to a Christmas theme of 'A Child Born And A Son Given', which is part 1 of our featured seasonal study series 'The Wonder Of His Name'. Our featured Gospel message warns of the danger of 'Losing Christ'...
Sat, 30 Nov 2013 21:09:00 GMT
We conclude our series of studies on 'Encountering God' with a look at 'Revival', which is the inevitable result of 'A Community Encountering God'. If we are to encounter God and 'ascend the hill of the Lord', then He must have our complete surrender: body, soul and spirit. This is the cost of encountering God, and this is how He will fill us and saturate us with His presence - for revival comes when Christians long for God and God alone. Don't miss the challenging conclusion to this series, which is available at http://www.preachtheword.com now in various video, MP3, WMA and text formats...
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 21:10:02 GMT
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 09:08:15 GMT
India's Supreme Court overturns a 2009 ruling and upholds a law criminalising gay sex, in a move seen as a major blow to gay rights.
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 08:24:24 GMT
Clashes erupt outside city hall in the Ukrainian capital Kiev as police try to oust occupying pro-European Union protesters.
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 08:23:44 GMT
The body of Nelson Mandela arrives at the main government building in Pretoria, where it will lie in state for three days.
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 07:40:42 GMT
An agreement is reached on the US budget to avoid another government shutdown, Republican and Democratic lawmakers say.
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 01:11:52 GMT
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:37:31 GMT
The coldest place on Earth is measured by satellite to be a bitter minus 93.2 Celsius (-135.8F) in the heart of Antarctica.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:07:50 GMT
Nasa's Curiosity rover is modifying its exploration strategy to try to find evidence of the carbon chemistry that might inform the question of ancient life on Mars.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:50:43 GMT
Europe's rarest species of orchid has been rediscovered on an island in the Azores, claim scientists.
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:01:16 GMT