Today is International Women’s Day – a day to celebrate the amazing (often unsung) women of the world. But in a pretty German town, the local Christian bookshop was vandalised last night – windows were broken and “Down with the Patriarchy” was daubed on the door, in the name of feminism. It is the sixth … Continue reading Some days I feel like knitting
We sometimes think that Christians are better than the general population – we don’t swear, watch porn, abuse our loved ones or have affairs. Sadly the data and research shows that people who identify as Christians are just as likely to indulge in all those things. Behind closed doors, there is abuse. And unfortunately, some … Continue reading Miss-reading the Bible
Increasingly, in a media of half-truths and rushed, careless reporting, we tolerate what we agree with and hate everything else.
This week saw the UK begin the process to leave the EU. A big day with major implications for all of us in Europe. Amongst many potentially messy issues, Brexit could lead to another Scottish independence referendum. So on Tuesday Theresa May, the Prime Minister, and Nicola Sturgeon, the leader in Scotland met to discuss … Continue reading Demeaning or just a bit of fun?
Looking out at me from the front page of the newspaper yesterday were the faces of eight women – all killed by their partners or boyfriends. Lovely women and teenagers from all backgrounds. And a little girl, Darcey, aged four who was thrown off a bridge by her father. Today, there was another story of … Continue reading Cast a net of caring