The Christian Institute - Christian Heritage News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-heritage The latest christian heritage news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Thu, 22 Aug 2019 18:49:06 +0000 Thu, 22 Aug 2019 18:49:06 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Christian classic tops survey of most-read books https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-classic-tops-survey-of-most-read-books/ C S Lewis’s classic Narnia story, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, has topped a new survey of the most-read fiction books in Britain.

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Thu, 08 Aug 2019 16:01:59 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-classic-tops-survey-of-most-read-books/
Former Blue Peter presenter tells how God sustained him after wife’s death https://www.christian.org.uk/news/former-blue-peter-presenter-tells-how-god-sustained-him-after-wifes-death/ Former Blue Peter and Sky Sports presenter Simon Thomas has opened up about how God’s peace sustained him following his wife’s sudden death.

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Wed, 24 Jul 2019 07:31:03 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/former-blue-peter-presenter-tells-how-god-sustained-him-after-wifes-death/
Archaeologists discover King David’s city of refuge https://www.christian.org.uk/news/archaeologists-discover-king-davids-city-of-refuge/ Archaeologists in Israel believe they have unearthed the 12th century BC biblical city of Ziklag.

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Wed, 17 Jul 2019 09:20:23 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/archaeologists-discover-king-davids-city-of-refuge/
Institute challenges Cathedral over blasphemous LGBT festival https://www.christian.org.uk/news/institute-challenges-cathedral-over-blasphemous-lgbt-festival/ Newcastle Cathedral is being confronted over a weekend-long LGBT festival that includes a panel discussion on “Queering the Church”.

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Thu, 27 Jun 2019 09:34:52 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/institute-challenges-cathedral-over-blasphemous-lgbt-festival/
Prof Brian Cox: 'I can't be sure there isn't a God' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/prof-brian-cox-i-cant-be-sure-there-isnt-a-god/ Professor Brian Cox has admitted that science alone provides no definite answers and he can’t be sure there isn’t a God.

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Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:31:00 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/prof-brian-cox-i-cant-be-sure-there-isnt-a-god/
‘In God We Trust’ to remain on US currency https://www.christian.org.uk/news/in-god-we-trust-to-remain-on-us-currency/ An American atheist has failed in his legal challenge to have the words ‘In God We Trust’ removed from all US currency.

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Fri, 14 Jun 2019 15:42:05 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/in-god-we-trust-to-remain-on-us-currency/
Archaeologists uncover gate from time of King David https://www.christian.org.uk/news/archaeologists-uncover-gate-from-time-of-king-david/ A gate dating back to the 10th century BC – the time of King David – has been found in the Golan Heights by archaeologists.

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Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:14:49 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/archaeologists-uncover-gate-from-time-of-king-david/
Aladdin star opens up about her Christian faith https://www.christian.org.uk/news/aladdin-star-opens-up-about-her-christian-faith/ Christian actress Naomi Scott has opened up about how her faith in God has shaped her life.

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Thu, 06 Jun 2019 13:21:30 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/aladdin-star-opens-up-about-her-christian-faith/
Richard Bewes: 1934-2019 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/richard-bewes-1934-2019/ Richard Bewes OBE, the former Rector of All Souls church in London, has died aged 84.

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Tue, 28 May 2019 14:20:10 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/richard-bewes-1934-2019/
‘Living with cancer can be terrifying, but Jesus gives me hope’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/living-with-cancer-can-be-terrifying-but-jesus-gives-me-hope/ A Christian leader diagnosed with terminal cancer says knowing that Jesus Christ understands suffering brings him “great hope”.

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Thu, 23 May 2019 14:21:28 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/living-with-cancer-can-be-terrifying-but-jesus-gives-me-hope/
Champions League star gives glory to God https://www.christian.org.uk/news/champions-league-star-gives-glory-to-god/ Christian Premier League star Lucas Moura has given glory to God following his match-winning hat-trick in last night’s Champions League semi-final.

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Thu, 09 May 2019 16:07:09 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/champions-league-star-gives-glory-to-god/
Christian persecution amounts to genocide, report reveals https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-persecution-amounts-to-genocide-report-reveals/ The persecution of Christians is so extreme it amounts to genocide in some parts of the world, a new report has revealed.

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Tue, 07 May 2019 15:56:08 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-persecution-amounts-to-genocide-report-reveals/
Christians ‘excluded’ by Sunday marathon switch https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christians-excluded-by-sunday-marathon-switch/ A controversial change to the Belfast City Marathon has excluded some runners, Christians have said.

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Fri, 03 May 2019 12:53:59 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christians-excluded-by-sunday-marathon-switch/
Sri Lanka evangelical church leader: We offer forgiveness to bombers https://www.christian.org.uk/news/sri-lanka-evangelical-church-leader-we-offer-forgiveness-to-bombers/ A Christian leader in Sri Lanka whose church was bombed has offered forgiveness to the attackers, saying he wants to follow in the footsteps of Jesus Christ.

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Fri, 26 Apr 2019 14:56:09 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/sri-lanka-evangelical-church-leader-we-offer-forgiveness-to-bombers/
‘I am the resurrection and the life’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/i-am-the-resurrection-and-the-life/ What do you say when someone dies?

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Sun, 21 Apr 2019 17:00:19 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/i-am-the-resurrection-and-the-life/
Jesus is Risen https://www.christian.org.uk/news/jesus-is-risen/ Despite being met by much scepticism, Scripture assures us that the resurrection of Jesus Christ was a reality.

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Sun, 21 Apr 2019 14:00:44 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/jesus-is-risen/
The Diagnosis of a Death: The Message of the Cross https://www.christian.org.uk/news/the-diagnosis-of-a-death-the-message-of-the-cross/ If you heard that somebody you knew had been raised from the dead, you would probably find it hard to believe. “That’s impossible”, you might think… “and where is the evidence?”

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Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:00:01 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/the-diagnosis-of-a-death-the-message-of-the-cross/
‘Churches preaching the Bible are the ones that thrive’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/churches-preaching-the-bible-are-the-ones-that-thrive/ Churches preaching the Bible as the word of God “are the ones that are growing” in the UK, a Church of England minister has said.

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Thu, 11 Apr 2019 15:47:13 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/churches-preaching-the-bible-are-the-ones-that-thrive/
Ex-BBC journalist: 'Corporation has eroded Christian culture' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ex-bbc-journalist-corporation-has-eroded-christian-culture/ A former BBC executive has accused the corporation of denigrating Britain’s Christian heritage by constantly promoting a social-liberal agenda though its broadcasts.

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Tue, 02 Apr 2019 15:47:42 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/ex-bbc-journalist-corporation-has-eroded-christian-culture/
Jewish refugee thankful for Swedish Christians who saved him during WWII https://www.christian.org.uk/news/jewish-refugee-thankful-for-swedish-christians-who-saved-him-during-wwii/ A new film uncovers the life of a Jewish refugee looked after by a Christian family in Sweden during the Second World War.

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Tue, 02 Apr 2019 14:21:29 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/jewish-refugee-thankful-for-swedish-christians-who-saved-him-during-wwii/