Op-Ed

A Christian conservative reflection on the anti-woke rebellion

Anti-woke rebels such as the comedian Ricky Gervais, the actor and musician Laurence Fox, and the writer Douglas Murray may be a breath of...

7 Tips For Covering Horrific Events At Houses Of Worship — And Treating Victims Right

I love journalism. I love my fellow journalists. But as I pointed out in last week’s column on...

The competing ethics of duty v self-interest misread by Harry and Meghan

The announcement from Harry and Meghan will cause a variety of responses from the public.One of them will be sadness. There is...

Why Texas minister talked to me — and only me — about deadly church shooting

WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas — A few minutes after noon Sunday, my iPhone started pinging with messages from friends — alerting me to...

Reacting to the Jonathan Fletcher story – the Great Silence

In writing my reaction to the Daily Telegraph story on December 27th, there was one point where I got things completely wrong.  I speculated...

Freespeech for 2020!

It’s been an astonishing year. Some things have moved very fast. Two things in particular have stuck out. One is the dreadful...

Peter Ball and Jonathan Fletcher. A toxic legacy?

The days after Christmas are treated by most clergy as an opportunity to relax a little.  Although I have not been caught...

Honest, heartfelt questions for the next Archbishop of York

Many Anglican evangelical clergy and lay people have been left feeling dismayed and disheartened by the appointment of Stephen Cottrell as the...

Stephen Cottrell – A Crisis of Confidence

It was just over 50 years ago that the leader of the radical German Student Movement, Rudi Dutschke (aka ‘Red Rudi’) called...

Franklin Graham responds to Christianity Today’s call for President Trump to be removed from office

My Response to Christianity Today: Christianity Today released an editorial stating that President Trump should be removed from office—and they...

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Lichfield bishops respond to CoE pastoral statement on civil...

As bishops serving in the Diocese of Lichfield, we have been approached by a number of clergy and lay people following the statement issued...

Welby’s charm offensive fails to shift Kenyan archbishop’s boycott...

The Archbishop of Canterbury has failed to overturn the Anglican Church of Kenya’s boycott of the 2020 Lambeth Conference. On 26 Jan...

Bishop Nazir-Ali responds to the bishops’ pastoral statement on...

The clear stating of the Church’s biblical and historic teaching on the nature of marriage;  that marriage between one man and one...

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity concludes with vespers...

Representatives from Anglican and Orthodox worlds joined Pope Francis at the tomb of St Paul today to mark the close of the...