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The Sexual Politicisation of Everything

Jun 11, 2018

Up until recently in the West we had rather minimalist governments, with individual freedoms much more widespread, and what we call mediating structures (the family, churches, civil associations) standing between the individual and the state.

Increasingly these institutions are being

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Notable Christians: John G. Paton

Jun 10, 2018

Early on in my days of being a new Christian I learned of how important and how inspiring it is to read the stories of great Christians. These stories spoil you for life, and give you a restlessness for the

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Harvard, Solzhenitsyn and Truth

Jun 9, 2018

Forty years ago a very significant commencement address was given to the graduating class of Harvard University. It was delivered by one of the most important figures of last century, Alexander Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008). The Soviet dissident, author and historian did

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“So What Are You Reading Now?”

Jun 8, 2018

I’m glad you asked. OK, so you didn’t ask, but a few of you might have been thinking that! I know that a small percentage of my readers absolutely love these sorts of articles. Alas, the great bulk of you

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On Physical Beauty

Jun 6, 2018

OK, so I better offer a few preliminary remarks here before I go any further. I just penned a piece earlier today on beauty pageants! Yes, I really did. But there was a solid reason for doing so, and it

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A Massive Win for Religious Freedom

Jun 5, 2018

There is some great news for a change coming out of America at the moment. A court case concerning religious freedom has actually gone the way of conscientious Christians over against militant homosexual activists. While this ruling has not resolved

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A Review of Freedom Realized. By Stephen Black.

Jun 3, 2018

Redemption Press, 2017.

This important new book can be roughly divided into three sections: the amazing story of Stephen Black; how churches and Christians should respond to the issue of homosexuality; and lastly, the testimonies of 16 other ex-homosexuals.

Anyone

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The Multi Cult and the Desolation of Europe

Jun 1, 2018

OK, another week, another dozen or so cases of Europe going down the gurgler, mainly because of patently failed multiculturalism policies, and a political ideology known as Islam. One can never write too often about all this, because the cases

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Tommy Robinson and the Death of Britain

May 29, 2018

Less than a week ago English activist Tommy Robinson was sentenced to 13 months in prison. Given that he has been doing his best to warn about creeping sharia in general, and Islamic rape-gangs in particular, and that he will

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This Is What Evil Looks Like

May 28, 2018

If you want to know what pure and unadulterated evil looks like, one can simply look at the pictures of the crowds going ecstatic on Irish streets the other day. Of course one need not single out Ireland and their

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Our Apathy Really is Damnable

May 27, 2018

The older word “damnable” is still used today as an adjective. The word itself can mean many things, but in a biblical context it has the idea of ‘liable to or deserving damnation’. We do not hear about damnation much

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Stop Pretending You Are a Christian

May 26, 2018

Here is my in-your-face thesis: When folks vote against things God so very highly regards such as the sanctity of life and heterosexual marriage and family, they forfeit the right to call themselves Christians, and they very likely are not

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The Islamic Republic of Sweden

May 25, 2018

How many articles have I written on Sweden and its Islamic takeover? Far too many, and it looks like I will keep having to do so. (OK, I just looked it up: I have 100 articles on Sweden on my

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Bible Study Helps: Proverbs

May 24, 2018

The book of Proverbs contains 31 chapters, the first nine of which clearly make up a self-contained unit, serving as an introduction to the rest of the book, which is mainly a collection of various sayings, proverbs and maxims. In

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