On 12 May 1999 the Scottish Parliament was re-established for the first time in 292 years. Winnie Ewing, a leading campaigner for the change, marked the restoration of powers with these words: “The Scottish Parliament was adjourned on 25 March in the year 1707. It is hereby reconvened.”
“So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.” James 2:17
This week, Secretary of State for Justice David Gauke was busy accepting plaudits for his no-fault divorce Bill.
On 24 June 2008, Anthony Rollins was preaching in Birmingham city centre. He was speaking, as he often did, to passers-by about the Lord Jesus Christ.
Olly Lambert has been making TV documentaries for twenty years. He’s won two BAFTAs and an Emmy. But nothing prepared him for making a film about transgender children.
On 28 May, the US Supreme Court handed down a decision on abortion in the state of Indiana. Alongside the ruling, Judge Clarence Thomas issued his assessment of the historical connection between abortion and eugenics and the implications for today.