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Christian Today
What to say when someone says the Bible can't be trusted"Did God really say...?" "Show me the evidence for God and I will believe" is
What to say when someone says the Bible can't be trusted
Christian Today / Posted 23 hours ago
"Did God really say...?" "Show me the evidence for God and I will believe" is the claim of the unbeliever, quickly backed up with, "there is/can be no evidence which cannot be explained by science". Last week we showed that far from science... Read more
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heraldscotland
Ageing Scots rockers rediscovered after 40 yearsRockers Rev Doug McRoberts, 66, a retired Church of Scotland minister from Inve
Ageing Scots rockers rediscovered after 40 years
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
Rockers Rev Doug McRoberts, 66, a retired Church of Scotland minister from Inverness, his brother Dave McRoberts, 62, a mortgage adviser from Newton Mearns, Alex Smith, 65, a computer programmer from Glasgow, and David Murdoch, 65, a property valuer... Read more
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Daily Record
82-old sex beast attacks frail dementia OAP in care homeThe 82-year-old attacked the frail OAP twice in two days while in the home as a
82-old sex beast attacks frail dementia OAP in care home
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
The 82-year-old attacked the frail OAP twice in two days while in the home as a visitor, it is claimed. Police have reported the man to prosecutors. The Care Inspectorate and CrossReach, the Church of Scotland body who run the home, are... Read more
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Ekklesia
UK churches urge governments to increase aid for Syria's peopleFour major UK Churches have called on governments to provide substantial new fu
UK churches urge governments to increase aid for Syria's people
Ekklesia / Posted 5 days ago
Four major UK Churches have called on governments to provide substantial new funding to alleviate the suffering of the people of Syria including refugees in the neighbouring countries of Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan. The call from the Baptist Union of... Read more
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heraldscotland
Mourners driven to crowdfunding funerals due to spiralling costsA SENIOR Kirk official has said it is an "affront" to Scottish society that mou
Mourners driven to crowdfunding funerals due to spiralling costs
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
A SENIOR Kirk official has said it is an "affront" to Scottish society that mourning families have been driven into debt by the cost of arranging the funeral for a loved one. Rev Sally Foster-Fulton, convener of the Church and Society Council of the... Read more
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Christian Today
Desperate Syrian refugees need more help, say Churches on eve of donor conferenceSyrian refugees fleeing the violence in their country walk with their families
Desperate Syrian refugees need more help, say Churches on eve of donor conference
Christian Today / Posted 6 days ago
Syrian refugees fleeing the violence in their country walk with their families after crossing into Jordanian territory, near the town of Ruwaished city east of the capital Amman, on January 14, 2016. Four major UK Churches have called on governments... Read more
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heraldscotland
Mosque elders warned they could be targeted by corrupt individualsThey have sparked calls from a senior Labour MSP and a prominent SNP-backing la
Mosque elders warned they could be targeted by corrupt individuals
heraldscotland / Posted 8 days ago
They have sparked calls from a senior Labour MSP and a prominent SNP-backing lawyer for money-laundering laws to apply to places of worship. Glasgow Central Mosque is already at the centre of an investigation by Scotland's charities watchdog,... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Mosque elders warned they could be targeted by corrupt individualsScotland's largest mosque has been warned that it could have been exploited by
Mosque elders warned they could be targeted by corrupt individuals
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
Scotland's largest mosque has been warned that it could have been exploited by money-launderers. Investigators working for Glasgow Central Mosque believe previous accounting practices left the body vulnerable to "unscrupulous" individuals. The... Read more
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heraldscotland
Churches of Scotland and England vow to work together as historic new pact publishedThe 20-page document outlines the common history of the churches and explains h
Churches of Scotland and England vow to work together as historic new pact published
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
The 20-page document outlines the common history of the churches and explains how this shared experience can be built on for the two bodies to foster a closer relationship. Specifically it sets out how members and clergy will be allowed to worship... Read more
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heraldscotland
Royal chapel hit by spate of thefts set to reopenMore than one million people visited the cathedral in 2015 but the chapel - whi
Royal chapel hit by spate of thefts set to reopen
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
More than one million people visited the cathedral in 2015 but the chapel - which contains stalls for the 16 knights and lady, the sovereign's stall and two royal stalls - was locked in February last year after it was hit by thieves. Ceremonial... Read more
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heraldscotland
Boring councils? Scotland’s king of the town halls on Idi Amin, a paedophile MP, Julius Caesar and dealing with Lanarkshire Labourslugging it out with ministers and civil servants on behalf of Scotland's counc
Boring councils? Scotland’s king of the town halls on Idi Amin, a paedophile MP, Julius Caesar and dealing with Lanarkshire Labour
heraldscotland / Posted 15 days ago
slugging it out with ministers and civil servants on behalf of Scotland's councils, themselves often split bitterly along party, geographic and personality lines. Once run out of Rochdale (by the Liberals of all people) for his association with the... Read more
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Scotsman
Bidding war for Edinburgh author’s detective novel Mary Paulson-Elliss debut novel was inspired by a TV programme about people wh
Bidding war for Edinburgh author’s detective novel
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
Mary Paulson-Elliss debut novel was inspired by a TV programme about people who try to track down the relatives of someone who has died alone. Picture: Neil Hanna A DEBUT novel set in Edinburgh and... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scientist turned to art to banish memories of Balkan massacreNow a powerful series of his painting are to feature in an exhibition entitled
Scientist turned to art to banish memories of Balkan massacre
heraldscotland / Posted 17 days ago
Now a powerful series of his painting are to feature in an exhibition entitled Witness, from January 25 to 29 at the Scottish Parliament. Mr McNeil's team's task was to examine the remains of the victims in the hope of achieving closure and justice... Read more
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Christian Today
What to say when someone asks for proof of God's existence"There isn't enough evidence." It seems so reasonable. It's what any sensible
What to say when someone asks for proof of God's existence
Christian Today / Posted 17 days ago
"There isn't enough evidence." It seems so reasonable. It's what any sensible person would ask. Where is the evidence? Why should it be so difficult to believe in Christ? Hard core atheism, the belief that there is no God (anti-theism), is... Read more
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Ekklesia
Church of Scotland debate ministers and same sex marriageThe General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is to debate whether congregatio
Church of Scotland debate ministers and same sex marriage
Ekklesia / Posted 19 days ago
The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland is to debate whether congregations should be allowed to consider calling a person in a same-sex marriage as a minister or deacon. The discussion will take place in May, 2016 after a majority of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nkoyo Nkang, a Community Nurse Goes HomesFor Madam Nkoyo Nkang of Obong Itam in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom S
Nkoyo Nkang, a Community Nurse Goes Homes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
For Madam Nkoyo Nkang of Obong Itam in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, service to the community was paramount above many things. This resolve to render unquantifiable services to humanity became the hallmark of legacy through out her... Read more
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heraldscotland
First US-style anti-abortion protests in Scotland to target Glasgow's new super hospitalBut opponents have accused the group of "a legacy of using tactics of intimidat
First US-style anti-abortion protests in Scotland to target Glasgow's new super hospital
heraldscotland / Posted 24 days ago
But opponents have accused the group of "a legacy of using tactics of intimidation and harassment (which) bear disturbing similarities with the extreme practices deployed in the US". Forty Days has also been accused of distributing medically... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Celebrating 10 years in City HallsGLASGOW'S City Halls is a building with a long and lively history. Built in 18
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra: Celebrating 10 years in City Halls
EveningTimes Online / Posted 27 days ago
GLASGOW'S City Halls is a building with a long and lively history. Built in 1841, the Merchant City hub has been a theatre venue, a granary and a fruitmarket and has played host to Hollywood stars, politicians and circus acts. But this week it... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Church of England's crisis of faith as attendance falls below 1millionThe figures reveal that the Anglican Church is experiencing its lowest ever lev
Church of England's crisis of faith as attendance falls below 1million
Daily Mirror / Posted 27 days ago
The figures reveal that the Anglican Church is experiencing its lowest ever levels of attendance - and now has fewer than half the numbers of regular churchgoers as in the 1960s. A weekly average of 980,000 people attended services in October 2014 -... Read more
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Forres Gazette
MSP uncovers Canadian's Rafford rootsMORAY MSP Richard Lochhead bumped into a man with Forres area connections after
MSP uncovers Canadian's Rafford roots
Forres Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
MORAY MSP Richard Lochhead bumped into a man with Forres area connections after heading over the Atlantic recently. Mr Lochhead, who was in Quebec on Ministerial business, met Edward Gunn, whose mother came from Rafford. Mr Gunn had gone along to... Read more
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Daily Record
Breaking up isn't so hard to do in RenfrewshireWhat is the secret to a long and happy relationship? It’s the golden nugget of
Breaking up isn't so hard to do in Renfrewshire
Daily Record / Posted 30 days ago
What is the secret to a long and happy relationship? It’s the golden nugget of information that every hopeful couple would love to know before they make a commitment. Maybe if everyone knew the answer, there wouldn’t be so many broken hearts. In... Read more
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Christian Today
5 really bad reasons Christians avoid apologetics"You can't argue people into the Kingdom" Congratulations. You passed the firs
5 really bad reasons Christians avoid apologetics
Christian Today / Posted a month ago
"You can't argue people into the Kingdom" Congratulations. You passed the first hurdle. Having seen the word 'apologetics' in the title, you still managed to read this far! To put it mildly, apologetics has a bad image. Indeed, such a bad image that... Read more

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