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 Sun, 16 Dec 2018 17:02:04 +0000 Sun, 16 Dec 2018 17:02:04 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Canadian politician: ‘Let us be reminded of Christ this Christmas’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/canadian-politician-let-us-be-reminded-of-christ-this-christmas/ A Christian politician has used a speech in the Canadian parliament to give a short message on the real meaning of Christmas.

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Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:14:50 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/canadian-politician-let-us-be-reminded-of-christ-this-christmas/
Columnist: ‘Bring back Christian Christmas cards’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/columnist-bring-back-christian-christmas-cards/ Christmas should be celebrated as an explicitly Christian festival, a columnist has said.

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Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:48:43 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/columnist-bring-back-christian-christmas-cards/
Exclusive: The Entertainer puts Christ front and centre at Christmas https://www.christian.org.uk/news/the-entertainer-puts-christ-front-and-centre-at-christmas/ High street toy shop The Entertainer is challenging the ongoing secularisation of Christmas with a prominent nativity scene display in all of its shop windows.

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Fri, 07 Dec 2018 12:18:53 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/the-entertainer-puts-christ-front-and-centre-at-christmas/
Napalm girl: ‘Those bombs led me to Christ’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/napalm-girl-those-bombs-led-me-to-christ/ In 1972, at the height of the Vietnam War, a picture of a young girl shocked the world.

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Thu, 06 Dec 2018 17:03:05 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/napalm-girl-those-bombs-led-me-to-christ/
Exclusive: Evangelical 'banned' by Derby Cathedral receives widespread support https://www.christian.org.uk/news/evangelical-banned-by-derby-cathedral-receives-widespread-support/ An evangelical minister excluded by Derby Cathedral from preaching at a Christian Union (CU) carol service, has told The Christian Institute he has received “a lot of support from people all around the world”.

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Thu, 06 Dec 2018 12:32:02 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/evangelical-banned-by-derby-cathedral-receives-widespread-support/
Google Doodle recognises Christian nurse https://www.christian.org.uk/news/google-doodle-recognises-christian-nurse/ Today’s Google Doodle has recognised a Christian nurse in the First World War who treated injured soldiers on both sides at great personal cost.

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Tue, 04 Dec 2018 16:45:19 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/google-doodle-recognises-christian-nurse/
‘Revolutionary’ 563-year-old Bible goes on display in Edinburgh https://www.christian.org.uk/news/revolutionary-563-year-old-bible-goes-on-display-in-edinburgh/ A rare Latin Bible went on display in Edinburgh last week, allowing visitors to the National Library of Scotland a glimpse of a major milestone in printing.

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Tue, 27 Nov 2018 13:10:50 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/revolutionary-563-year-old-bible-goes-on-display-in-edinburgh/
National Trust property drops AD and BC from its dates https://www.christian.org.uk/news/national-trust-property-drops-ad-bc-dates/ The National Trust has come under fire after one of its properties replaced the terms AD and BC with the secular versions CE (Common Era) and BCE (Before Common Era).

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Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:07:28 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/national-trust-property-drops-ad-bc-dates/
Christian who fought to end slavery honoured https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-fought-end-slavery-honoured/ Two-hundred and fifty years since his birth, one of the men who fought to end slavery has been honoured with a memorial plaque in St George’s Gardens in London.

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Fri, 26 Oct 2018 10:17:00 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/christian-fought-end-slavery-honoured/
BBC highlights Christians Against Poverty’s work on prime time TV https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-highlights-christians-povertys-work-prime-time-tv/ Christians working to combat poverty in the UK have been showcased in an hour-long documentary on BBC 2.

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Mon, 08 Oct 2018 15:40:21 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bbc-highlights-christians-povertys-work-prime-time-tv/
Richard Madeley: Don’t pick and choose which bits of the Bible to believe https://www.christian.org.uk/news/richard-madeley-dont-pick-choose-bits-bible-believe/ Christians should hold to the whole of the Bible instead of picking and choosing parts they like, TV presenter Richard Madeley says.

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Fri, 28 Sep 2018 13:04:41 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/richard-madeley-dont-pick-choose-bits-bible-believe/
Councillor slams ‘extremist’ Christian flyers that speak of God’s love https://www.christian.org.uk/news/councillor-slams-extremist-christian-flyers-speak-gods-love/ A local councillor has described gospel tracts posted through letterboxes in Essex as “extreme”, but The Christian Institute says they speak of God’s love.

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Thu, 23 Aug 2018 11:05:47 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/councillor-slams-extremist-christian-flyers-speak-gods-love/
Cathedral under fire for Wicker Man screening https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cathedral-fire-wicker-man-screening/ Derby Cathedral has come under fire for joining with a local cinema to screen several films containing nudity or graphic sex scenes to the public.

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Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:16:00 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/cathedral-fire-wicker-man-screening/
Mayor faces backlash for optional prayers before council meetings https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mayor-faces-backlash-optional-prayers-council-meetings/ A local mayor is facing criticism from a secular group for introducing prayers before council meetings.

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Thu, 09 Aug 2018 12:40:03 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/mayor-faces-backlash-optional-prayers-council-meetings/
Andrew Marr compares Oscar Wilde to Jesus https://www.christian.org.uk/news/andrew-marr-compares-oscar-wilde-jesus/ BBC presenter Andrew Marr has said Oscar Wilde was a type of “gay Christ” – and then mocked people who might be offended.

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Fri, 03 Aug 2018 13:19:38 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/andrew-marr-compares-oscar-wilde-jesus/
Parents of Thai cave rescue boy give thanks to God https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-thai-cave-rescue-boy-give-thanks-god/ Parents of a boy who was trapped in the Tham Luang cave system in Thailand have given thanks to God following his rescue.

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Thu, 12 Jul 2018 15:24:39 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-thai-cave-rescue-boy-give-thanks-god/
Tim Keller to parliamentarians: ‘Let Christians be salt and light’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tim-keller-parliamentarians-let-christians-salt-light/ US evangelist Tim Keller has urged parliamentarians to embrace religious freedom and allow Christians to live according to biblical values.

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Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:59:29 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tim-keller-parliamentarians-let-christians-salt-light/
World Cup assists evangelism in Russia, despite ban https://www.christian.org.uk/news/world-cup-assists-evangelism-russia-despite-ban/ Russian Christians have had to get creative in order to evangelise during the World Cup because of the country’s strict laws.

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:19:02 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/world-cup-assists-evangelism-russia-despite-ban/
US Satanist loses 'In God We Trust' currency case https://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-satanist-loses-god-trust-currency-case/ Printing ‘In God We Trust’ on US currency does not force a Satanist to spread Christianity, federal judges have ruled.

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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 15:34:01 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/us-satanist-loses-god-trust-currency-case/
Former Premiership star: ‘I had everything, except Christ’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/former-premier-league-star-i-everything-except-christ/ Former Newcastle and Chelsea midfielder Gavin Peacock has spoken to The Christian Institute about his life as a top footballer and why he traded punditry for the pulpit.

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Thu, 31 May 2018 15:11:51 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/former-premier-league-star-i-everything-except-christ/