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HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle. Please join us in prayer: O MERCIFUL God, the Father...

He Will Burn Up the Chaff with Unquenchable Fire

Bishop JC RyleHe Will Burn Up the Chaff with Unquenchable Fire In 1878, two years before he was made the first Bishop of Liverpool, The Revd JC Ryle delivered a sermon on the biblical teaching regarding the doctrine of hell. His words are as pertinent today as they...

Pilgrim’s Process

By The Revd Dr Peter Sanlon In our journey to heaven we are to be thankful for the world we pass through. One of the great prayers of the Book of Common Prayer (there are many!) is the General Thanksgiving. In it we pray, 'We bless thee for our creation, preservation...

Original Sin is the fundamental systematic cause of abuse

Original Sin is the Fundamental Systematic Cause of Abuse The Christian world has recently been shaken by revelations that two high-profile Evangelical leaders—the late Ravi Zacharias, founder of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries; and, closer to home, the Revd...

Letters To The Editor – Graham

Dear Sir, The organisers of an evangelistic event in which Franklin Graham preached have won a legal dispute with Blackpool Council. The Lancashire Festival of Hope took place over three days at Blackpool's Winter Gardens in September 2018, which saw hundreds make...

Letter To the Editor – Government

Dear Editor, Readers may appreciate the relevance of the following comments by Bishop Ryle in his Expository Thoughts on John 18:36 (Volume 3 page 274): “No government can expect to prosper which refuses to recognise religion, which deals with its subjects as if they...

Lancashire Judge Rules in Favour of Franklin Graham

In a strong and clear rebuke of the cancel culture sweeping the UK, a court ruled that the 2018 Lancashire Festival of Hope with Franklin Graham was discriminated against by the Blackpool Borough Council and Blackpool Transport Services Limited by taking down bus ads...

Spectator Cover Shows Empty Tomb for Easter Edition

Many of the readers of the English Churchman are also readers of The Spectator but the 3 April edition was a rather nice surprise. If you missed it, the cover featured an artist’s rendering of Jesus’ empty tomb. Bright morning sunlight showed the inside of a tomb,...

BCP Worship

The Second Sunday after Easter 11 April 2021 Psalm 81:1-4Ezekiel 37:1-101 John 5:4-12John 20:19-23 BCP Collect “Almighty Father, who hast given thine only Son to die for our sins, and to rise again for our justification: Grant us so to put away the leaven of malice...

St George’s Church Crowhurst Promotes Wider Use of the BCP

A parish church in East Sussex – located next to the ruins of King Harold’s Saxon Manor, mentioned in the Domesday Book – has joined the Prayer Book Society in a bid to strengthen its campaign promoting wider use of the Book of Common Prayer (BCP) by young people as...

HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle. Please join us in prayer: O MERCIFUL God, the Father...

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Melville-Knox Christian School Advert

Melville-Knox Christian School Advert

Melville-Knox Christian School Aberdeen is a proposed independent Reformed Christian primary school. We are delighted to announce this exciting development where our school board of directors are seeking to recruit a class teacher (potential head teacher) who will...

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Letters To The Editor – Graham

Letters To The Editor – Graham

Dear Sir, The organisers of an evangelistic event in which Franklin Graham preached have won a legal dispute with Blackpool Council. The Lancashire Festival of Hope took place over three days at Blackpool's Winter Gardens in September 2018, which saw hundreds make...

Letter To the Editor – Government

Letter To the Editor – Government

Dear Editor, Readers may appreciate the relevance of the following comments by Bishop Ryle in his Expository Thoughts on John 18:36 (Volume 3 page 274): “No government can expect to prosper which refuses to recognise religion, which deals with its subjects as if they...

Letter to the Editor – Covid

Letter to the Editor – Covid

Dear Sir, Mr Hitchens has been consistent in his opposition to HM Government's Covid policies throughout this crisis, but he gets to the heart of the matter with his point about 'policies based largely upon fear'. The successful de-Christianising of this nation has...

Letter to the Editor Hate Crime Law

Letter to the Editor Hate Crime Law

Letter to the Editor Regarding the new 'Hate Crime Law' proposed in Scotland, which is reported to define, "Religious phobias as hate crime";  I ask, "Is the Westminster Parliament supreme in the United Kingdom?" If the answer is, "Yes it is," then why is a lesser...

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Christian School to Open in Aberdeen

Christian School to Open in Aberdeen

Melville-Knox Christian School Aberdeen was recently formed after a number of encouraging developments amongst leaders and members of Reformed and confessional churches in the city.   A series of preliminary discussions led to the establishment of Melville-Knox...

Unreserved Apology Thirtyone/8

Unreserved Apology Thirtyone/8

The Revd William Taylor, rector of St Helen’s, Bishopsgate issued an apology to his congregation and those whom he might have hurt in his comments on the Thirtyone:8 charity’s review of the Jonathan Fletcher/Emmanuel Church Wimbledon investigation. In part, he said:...

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Coalition of NI Pro-Life Groups

Coalition of NI Pro-Life Groups

A coalition of Northern Ireland pro-life groups have jointly called for pro-life MLAs to walk away from Stormont until Westminster allows the Northern Ireland Assembly to determine abortion law in the Province. They issued the following statement. “We reject outright...

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Christian Refugee Families Lose Everything in Fire

Christian Refugee Families Lose Everything in Fire

Many Christian families lost their shelter and what little possessions they owned when fire engulfed a sprawling Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, on 22 March. The United Nations refugee agency said 11 people died in the inferno and 560 were injured....

Dutch Correspondent – April 2021

Dutch Correspondent – April 2021

The Reformed Daily has her Fiftieth Anniversary In 1966 five men came together. They wanted to commence a Reformed newspaper. Media were critical about the conservative part of the nation and even Christian newspapers were losing their Christian identity. It seemed...

Dutch Parliament Recognises Armenian Genocide

Dutch Parliament Recognises Armenian Genocide

2 March 2021 The Dutch parliament voted on 27 February to pass a widely-supported motion calling upon the government to recognise the Armenian Genocide. The motion on the Armenian Genocide, submitted by Christian Union (ChristenUnie) MP Joël Voordewind, was passed...

Pakistani Christian Widows Need Help

Pakistani Christian Widows Need Help

Pakistani Christian Widows Need YOUR Help The Barnabas Fund is collecting funds to aid Pakistani Christian widows and children.  What follows is the story of a woman named Riffat.  Their website:  www.barnabasfund.org has details on how to aid and pray. Riffat’s...

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BCP Worship

BCP Worship

The Second Sunday after Easter 11 April 2021 Psalm 81:1-4Ezekiel 37:1-101 John 5:4-12John 20:19-23 BCP Collect “Almighty Father, who hast given thine only Son to die for our sins, and to rise again for our justification: Grant us so to put away the leaven of malice...

Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 3

Heidelberg Catechism Lord’s Day 3

Q & A 6 Q. Did God create people so wicked and perverse? A. No. God created them good (1) and in his own image,(2) that is, in true righteousness and holiness, (3) so that they might truly know God their creator, (4) love him with all their heart, and live with God in...

He Will Burn Up the Chaff with Unquenchable Fire

He Will Burn Up the Chaff with Unquenchable Fire

Bishop JC RyleHe Will Burn Up the Chaff with Unquenchable Fire In 1878, two years before he was made the first Bishop of Liverpool, The Revd JC Ryle delivered a sermon on the biblical teaching regarding the doctrine of hell. His words are as pertinent today as they...

William Hunter Transubstantiation

William Hunter Transubstantiation

Written By Chuck Collins Nineteen-year old apprentice silk weaver, William Hunter, was caught and arrested for reading the Bible by himself in a local chapel (Foxe’s Book of Martyrs). The Roman Catholic magistrate decided to make an example of him by making him...

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BCP Worship

BCP Worship

The Second Sunday after Easter 11 April 2021 Psalm 81:1-4Ezekiel 37:1-101 John 5:4-12John 20:19-23 BCP Collect “Almighty Father, who hast given thine only Son to die for our sins, and to rise again for our justification: Grant us so to put away the leaven of malice...

Coalition of NI Pro-Life Groups

Coalition of NI Pro-Life Groups

A coalition of Northern Ireland pro-life groups have jointly called for pro-life MLAs to walk away from Stormont until Westminster allows the Northern Ireland Assembly to determine abortion law in the Province. They issued the following statement. “We reject outright...

Christian School to Open in Aberdeen

Christian School to Open in Aberdeen

Melville-Knox Christian School Aberdeen was recently formed after a number of encouraging developments amongst leaders and members of Reformed and confessional churches in the city.   A series of preliminary discussions led to the establishment of Melville-Knox...

Melville-Knox Christian School Advert

Melville-Knox Christian School Advert

Melville-Knox Christian School Aberdeen is a proposed independent Reformed Christian primary school. We are delighted to announce this exciting development where our school board of directors are seeking to recruit a class teacher (potential head teacher) who will...

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HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle. Please join us in prayer: O MERCIFUL God, the Father...

He Will Burn Up the Chaff with Unquenchable Fire

He Will Burn Up the Chaff with Unquenchable Fire

Bishop JC RyleHe Will Burn Up the Chaff with Unquenchable Fire In 1878, two years before he was made the first Bishop of Liverpool, The Revd JC Ryle delivered a sermon on the biblical teaching regarding the doctrine of hell. His words are as pertinent today as they...