Selfies in church? It’s not really the end of the world

This a short article from Barbara Ellen from the Guardian. It would be interesting to hear your views on this. Personally I don’t have a problem with people looking round a church taking photos, as long as they being respectful. If a service is on or people are worshipping, then I think they should wait to take their selfie photo – what do you think? … Continue reading Selfies in church? It’s not really the end of the world

Churches chosen to try to solve ‘national’ bat problem

Three churches have been chosen to pilot a £3.8m scheme to solve the “national problem” of bats damaging churches. The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) said it hoped the money would allow bats to live “in harmony” with congregations. It added it viewed the cash as “a practical solution” to the problem. The churches involved in the pilot, before the project is rolled out, are in … Continue reading Churches chosen to try to solve ‘national’ bat problem

Getting worked up about ‘RIP’ is itself an Orange indulgence | Giles Fraser

The Orange Order recently reminded its members that RIP is not a suitable thing for good Protestants to say about the dead. “Rest in peace”, or requiescat in pace as it was in Latin, is a misguided bit of Roman Catholic dogma, they say, and superstitious nonsense to boot. Protestants don’t pray for the dead because they believe that the dead are either in heaven … Continue reading Getting worked up about ‘RIP’ is itself an Orange indulgence | Giles Fraser

Theresa May tells how her Christian faith sustained her after she realised she could not become a mother

Taken from the Telegraph. Theresa May has told how her Christian faith sustained her after she realised she could not have children. The Prime Minister said it was “very sad” that she never became a mother, and told how her faith kept her going after losing both her parents in her mid-20s. Earlier this week Mrs May and her husband Philip told the BBC1’s One … Continue reading Theresa May tells how her Christian faith sustained her after she realised she could not become a mother