Christmas

The establishment of the Church of England and the Christian Monarchy flourish together or fall together

This is a guest post by the Rev’d Dr Gavin Ashenden, Chaplain to the Queen. __________________________ One of the many reasons I like twitter is for the jokes. “Why should anyone take any notice of the National Secular Society?” someone…

For unto us a child is born

Christmas has become an annual sabbath; almost the only time of the year now when families come together, friends are remembered, and the ghosts of Christmases past are recalled, some…

On the Feast of Stephen

The funeral of St Stephen, by Filippo Lippi (1460). St Stephen – 'a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost' (Acts 6:5) – was chosen to be a…

Lord's Prayer advert banned by cinemas

  Cinemas are private establishments, and so are free to advertise whatever they like and decline to advertise whatever they don't like. Pearl & Dean dominated cinema advertising in the…