Tom Holland. UnHerd. 25 January 2021
‘Spiritual’ but non-religious Gen Z are lonely and craving relationships, study shows – Christian Today
Jennifer Lee. Christian Today. 24 January 2021
Premier News. 23 January 2021
James Tapper. Observer. 24 January 2021
Bishops, under pressure from secularists, still have an important role to play in the House of Lords – Christian Today
When a grieving family came to see the Bishop of St Albans, the encounter sparked a campaign that could transform the role of gambling in British public life. Church of England bishop Alan Smith was deeply impacted by the visit from a family whose son had taken his life because of his struggle with problem gambling.
Peter Crumplet. Christian Today. 21 January 2021
Church leaders see ‘less cause for optimism’ in the Holy Land now ‘than at any time in recent history’ – Christian Today
Christian Today. 22 January 2021
Christian Today 20 January 2021
General Synod is to hold a special online meeting next month examining challenges facing the Church and world in light of the coronavirus pandemic followed by a formal session in the spring, as a result of the current lockdown restrictions.
Church of England website. 20 January 2021
Bishop of Loughborough Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani will take up the new role, which will see her lead the church’s efforts in tackling housing inequality, later in the year when she becomes Bishop of Chelmsford.
Lucie Heath. Inside Housing. 21 January 2021
Donald Trump’s staunch support from white Christians has invited a lot of handwringing throughout his political career. Why would Christians vote for a man whose life flaunts their norms? What about his treatment of women? What about his racism and his anti-immigrant policies? After nearly five years of questions, white American Christians still overwhelmingly supported Trump’s unsuccessful 2020 reelection bid.
Elizabeth Jamieson. Relgion & Politics. 8 December 2020
Yonat Shimron.Religion News Service. 19 January 2021
The staffing structure of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) is to be re-organised following a review into the operational priorities of the Anglican Communion Office (ACO). The ACO is the secretariat of the global family of 41 Anglican Churches and comprises staff from the Anglican Alliance and the Lambeth Conference Company in addition to the ACC. Today’s announcement concerns only those staff employed by the ACC.
ACNS 19 January 2021
Church of Enland website - updated 19 January 2021
Mark Silk. Religion News Service. 19 January 2021
Catholics are self-appointed experts at pointing out who has been bad and who has been good. In many respects, Americans know that Biden is a “good” Catholic. He goes to Mass. He belts out that Catholic anthem “On Eagles’ Wings.” He quotes St. Paul with ease. He has endured unspeakable personal suffering. He invokes St. Francis of Assisi and Nazi-resister Jesuit Adolph Delph. He takes the train home. He is kind to his neighbors.
Peter Cajka. Religion &Politics. 19 January 2021
When Paula White called angels from Africa and South America to wage spiritual warfare in the aftermath of the presidential election, she was tapping into the notion of territorial spirits associated with the emergence of what Peter Wagner has called the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR).
Dale M Coulter. Firebrand 18 January 2021
Harry Farley. BBC. 16 Janaury 2021
Biden will ‘seek after the heart of God’ as president, says pastor giving inauguration benediction – Christian Today
Jennifer Lee. Christian Today 16 January 2021
Kalyeena Makortoff. Guardian. 17 January 2021
Christian Today. 16 January 2021