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This week has been a disturbing week for women, or rather its been a disturbing week for everyone as stories of the abuse, violation and even murder of young girls have filled our news headlines. The horror of sexual violence that some women experience really does not bear thinking about. When I... read more
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I signed the petition produced by the Coalition for Marriage. I wrote to my MP prior to the first debate in parliament and listened to large chunks of the debate.[1] However I don’t want to threaten not to vote for my MP (which would get me nowhere because the opposition agree with him anyway) o... read more
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A new day conference for women in the NW involved in word ministry. Booking now open. See here for full details. read more
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This week seems to have been a week of bad news stories - most weeks are if we pay attention. Although the Boston bombings have dominated the news headlines many other tragedies have been unfolding alongside: 31 killed and 200 injured in bombings in Iraq; an earthquake on the Iraq and Turkish bo... read more
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Christians suffer. It is the normal experience of this life although for some reason we can still be taken by surprise when it comes. I have just returned from New Word Alive . It has been a week of great teaching and encouragement but I confess one of my greatest joys is catching up with ol... read more
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On Easter Monday BBC’s Women’s Hour dedicated its entire programme to ‘Women and the Christian Faith’. It culminated with the following exchange: Jane Garvey: Some of the most passionate speakers (in past programmes) have been female opponents of women’s priests and of course bishops - ... read more
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