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HEART Christian newspaper | January 28, 2020

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Chosen Workshop Day

January 10, 2020 |

Saturday 25th January – Emmanuel Centre

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Book Tickets

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Neither Bomb nor Bullet

December 4, 2019 |

Archbishop on the front line New biography of Archbishop Benjamin Kwashi, of Jos, Nigeria

‘Three times they’ve tried to kill me. They’ve come close. But each time just makes me more determined to live my life to the full for … Read More

Whitewashed virtue

November 23, 2019 |

Last updated on December 20th, 2019 at 05:21 pm

Dr Sanjee Perera, a research fellow at the University of Birmingham, gave a keynote talk titled, ‘Where have all the black saints gone?’ at this October’s Christian Resources Exhibition (CRE) at … Read More

Gospel message comes to Pompey

November 23, 2019 |

Last updated on December 20th, 2019 at 05:25 pm

J John kicks off another JustOne campaign

POPULAR evangelist J John’s successful ‘JustOne’ outreach initiative has already united churches and drawn crowds to large arenas in London, Kent and Belfast. Now … Read More

Estate agents forego roof over head to help homeless

November 23, 2019 |

Last updated on December 20th, 2019 at 05:28 pm

WHAT DO three bank staff, four insurance brokers, three estate agents and three ministers of religion have in common?

They all slept outside in five degrees to raise money for the … Read More

Judges hear of eternal judgement

November 23, 2019 |

Last updated on December 20th, 2019 at 05:35 pm

DIGNITARIES in their Sunday best heard an unmistakeable Gospel message at a Judges Service. The annual event, usually a rather dry occasion, was given new life by West Sussex High Sheriff … Read More

Disabled man arrested for praying

November 23, 2019 |

A wheelchair-bound pro-life supporter is the first person in modern times to be arrested in the UK for praying in public.

Christian Hacking, from London, had his case dismissed – but only because of errors in police procedure.

Hacking was … Read More

Christian group protests over LGBT lessons

November 23, 2019 |

A Christian organisation has been set up to oppose the government’s new sex education requirements that will be introduced in English schools in September 2020.

Our Children Our Faith Our Rights (OCOFOR) demonstrated outside Parliament in October over the LGBT … Read More

Backlash against abortion and gay marriage in N Ireland

November 23, 2019 |

Last updated on December 6th, 2019 at 03:37 pm

Christians in Northern Ireland are strongly resisting the imposition of abortion and same-sex marriage on their province by the UK Parliament.

The main denominations are refusing to conduct same-sex weddings. … Read More

Charity bosses die in crash

November 23, 2019 |

Three of the leaders of Christian environmental charity A Rocha were killed in a road accident on 28 October.

Premier News reports that A Rocha founders Peter and Miranda Harris were travelling in South Africa with International CEO Chris Naylor … Read More

Christians defend fast food outlet

November 23, 2019 |

A petition to keep a Christian-owned chicken restaurant open has been signed by over 30,000 people.

Chick-fil-A is the third biggest restaurant chain in the USA, behind Starbucks and McDonald’s. Its first British outlet, in Reading, has had its lease … Read More

Ready for the fight

November 23, 2019 |

Award-winning social activist and pastor Nims Obunge MBE has accepted another challenge – to run for London Mayor.

His passion to see young lives transformed was evident in a recent interview with The Times. He spoke of visiting a family … Read More

News in brief

November 23, 2019 |

Child drug runners

More than 4,000 children in London alone may be involved in ‘county lines’, where teenagers are turned into drug runners, sometimes travelling hundreds of miles a week across Britain. School age children in care have been specifically … Read More


November 23, 2019 |

God is making us an offer of loving forgiveness and prosperity, if we would come before Him seeking His help

It is dangerous for any writer to comment on the outcome of a General Election before it has been held.

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Urgent prayer request

November 23, 2019 |

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Important message from the Operation Breakthrough team

Many folk are unaware of Britain’s appalling actions toward Israel during the Yom Kippur War (6-25 October 1973), which saw colossal casualties. Among other things:

A centenary like no other

November 23, 2019 |

The whiskers and twinkle are unmistakeably those of British Prime Minister Lloyd George, helpfully posing for posterity with other European leaders.

The date was April 1920; the place San Remo in Italy.

Nearly three years after the Balfour Declaration of … Read More

Iranian Christians fall in love with the Jewish people

November 22, 2019 |

Last updated on December 6th, 2019 at 03:41 pm

Secrets of an underground movement led by “fiery” women

by Charles Gardner

In a country whose rulers have vowed to destroy Israel, a growing army of Iranians are falling in love … Read More

Eco-concern: a new religion?

November 22, 2019 |

Eco-protests have cost the police – and taxpayers – more than Grenfell and two terror attacks combined, while its devotees show religious fervour

Well, we’ve had the kids playing truant to protest against climate change. Now it’s once more the … Read More

Terror breeds terror

November 22, 2019 |


Cameras captured the moment when a Hamas rocket attack on Israel directly hit a road near Gan Yavneh during the bombardment in the days after the Israeli forces took preventative action by assassinating a leading terrorist in Gaza in … Read More

Praise from Lord Dannatt

November 22, 2019 |

A top British Christian soldier has praised the IDF (Israel Defence Force).

General Lord Dannatt, a former head of the army, said, “From my own experiences, the IDF is an extraordinarily professional set of armed forces which works consistently within … Read More

Esther takes charge of Holocaust memorial

November 22, 2019 |

While Queen Esther saved her people from genocide many centuries ago, now her namesake, Housing Minister Esther McVey, has rescued London’s new Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre.

She has taken the decision on its location away from Westminster Council and … Read More

Labour’s anti-Semitism

November 22, 2019 |

Jews desert Labour:

Recent surveys clearly reflect a growing alarm over Mr Corbyn’s failure to deal with anti-Semitism in his party. Though Labour has in the past been seen as the natural home for Britain’s Jewish community, latest polls show … Read More

Israel news in brief

November 22, 2019 |

Palestine pledge

Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry used a Labour Friends of Palestine and Middle East fringe meeting at the party’s Brighton conference to pledge that the first priority of the next Labour government would be to recognise the state … Read More

Blind guides

November 22, 2019 |

Church leaders adopt anti-Semitic stance against those to whom they owe everything

CAPE TOWN, October 18 2019 – South Africa’s Anglican Church has nailed its anti-Semitic colours to the mast.

In denying that the modern Jewish state is connected to … Read More

Exodus from Eastern Europe

November 22, 2019 |

Last updated on December 6th, 2019 at 03:46 pm

Celebrating 30 years since the fall of Communism, which opened the way for ‘imprisoned’ Jews to return to Israel

by Charles Gardner

DONCASTER, October 18, 2019 – The immigration to Israel … Read More

Nazi nightmare

November 22, 2019 |

New play records trauma of family break-up

by Charles Gardner

 LONDON, September 20, 2019 – Amidst the rising tide of anti-Semitism in Britain, the mood is becoming increasingly reminiscent of some aspects of Nazi encroachment on pre-war German society.

This … Read More

Petitions urged for jailed pastors

November 22, 2019 |

Last updated on December 6th, 2019 at 03:47 pm

An American pastor has been arrested and detained in India because he is a Christian.

After more than 17 years ministering to the people of Nepal and India – training Sunday … Read More

Baghdadi mission named after Christian martyr

November 22, 2019 |

Last updated on December 6th, 2019 at 03:51 pm

The US raid that resulted in the death of the leader of Isis in October was named after a Christian woman he raped.

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed himself rather than be … Read More

Muslim saves Christians from terrorists

November 22, 2019 |

Last updated on December 6th, 2019 at 03:53 pm

A Muslim driver saved eight Christians when he refused to obey jihadist militants.

The man was driving the Christians home from the building site where they worked in southern Kenya when … Read More

Russian Christian fights for right to worship at home

November 22, 2019 |

A Christian woman is challenging a Russian law which has resulted in her being fined for holding worship services at her home.

Olga Glamozdinova from the village of Veselyi is bringing her case to court in St Petersburg after being … Read More

Trump defends Christian adoption agencies

November 21, 2019 |

The US government has announced that it will not compel faith-based adoption and fostering agencies give children to gay couples.

The previous Obama administration had forced such organisations to place children in homosexual households, against their beliefs, or lose state … Read More

Ex-gays pray in the US Capitol

November 21, 2019 |

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Former gays and transgenders proudly wear their ‘changed’ sweatshirts with supportive Republican House members Doug LaMalfa and Louie Gohmert in the US Capitol building

In the US Capitol’s central rotunda, former gay and transgender people have repented … Read More

Same-sex marriage

November 21, 2019 |

The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has overturned a previous ruling that legalised same-sex marriage. However, the court ordered the government to “expeditiously” provide a lesbian couple with legal status equivalent to marriage.

Meanwhile, the autumn assembly of the Federation … Read More

Georgian film protests

November 21, 2019 |

The screening of a film about a homosexual romance sparked outrage in the republic of Georgia in November. Demonstrators’ banners declared it was “LGBT propaganda” and, “An insult to the people of Georgia.”

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Australia ablaze

November 21, 2019 |

In the face of “catastrophic” fires, a call to repentance has gone out to prayer groups in Australia, New Zealand and the US.

Judy Russell of Sydney emailed: “Pray that the Lord would protect life, both human and animal, that … Read More

One of music’s biggest stars finds Jesus

November 21, 2019 |

Last updated on December 6th, 2019 at 03:58 pm


Kanye West – controversial rapper, producer and husband of reality TV star Kim Kardashian – has made a commitment to Christ.

Over the last year, West has held weekly worship … Read More

Christian wins T-shirt case

November 21, 2019 |

A Christian who refused to make gay pride T-shirts has won his case at the Kentucky Supreme Court.

The print shop owner, Blaine Adamson, has been in a long legal fight to avoid being forced to print shirts for the … Read More

Christians thank God after blaze destroys homes

November 21, 2019 |

Last updated on December 6th, 2019 at 03:59 pm

A group of Indian Christians returned home from a Sunday morning service on 27 October to find their homes had all been burnt to the ground.

Despite their devastation, the 73 … Read More

Child sacrifice idol set up in Rome

November 21, 2019 |

Last updated on December 6th, 2019 at 04:00 pm

A giant statue of the ancient god Moloch has been erected at the entrance to Rome’s Colosseum. The pagan god, notorious for child sacrifice, is part of a historical exhibition in … Read More

Time to prepare for the catacombs?

November 21, 2019 |

Last updated on December 6th, 2019 at 04:03 pm

Former Queen’s chaplain says severe persecution awaits the UK Church      ‘Against the Tide’ conference with Bishop Gavin Ashenden

hosted by St Francis Church at the Shoreham Centre, … Read More

A stunning musical with a prophetic edge

November 21, 2019 |

Last updated on December 6th, 2019 at 04:06 pm

The King is Coming’ musical, performed by The Absolute Gospel Company

Rochester Cathedral, 26 October 2019






The soaring vaults of Rochester Cathedral resonated with the triumphant … Read More

The dark shadow of eugenics behind ‘pro choice’

November 21, 2019 |

Last updated on December 6th, 2019 at 04:08 pm

‘Slaughter of the Innocent’ conference, Emmanuel Centre, Westminster, 21 September 2019

Perhaps the most shocking evidence presented at this conference was the fact that the horrors of backstreet abortions had been … Read More

Bookshop celebration

November 21, 2019 |

On 2 November we attended a celebration of 40 years of Canaan Christian Bookshop at Christ Church, Staines.

Barry Mockford, the present manager, spoke about the future, while Andy Gilmour, who was manager for 38 years, has written a book … Read More

A law targeting one man

November 21, 2019 |

Rev Mark Weeden is wrong to assert that Parliament’s law requiring the Prime Minister to request an extension to Article 50 from the EU targeted an individual (Oct/Nov).

The Benn Act was not aimed at the Prime Minister’s person, but … Read More

Sin of omission?

November 21, 2019 |

The 72.2 per cent voter turnout for the EU referendum cannot represent ‘the will of the people’, since 5.4 million eligible adults were excluded from voting due to hasty preparation and deliberate omission.

Now 3 million newly eligible young people … Read More

Don’t let EU annex NI

November 21, 2019 |

How can the EU claim to be safeguarding the Good Friday Agreement while overthrowing its essential requirements under the terms of Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal?

Under Boris’s deal, Northern Ireland must stay in the EU’s single market and customs union … Read More

Occult alert

November 21, 2019 |

Last issue’s testimony about a haunted house (Oct/Nov) graphically warned us against involvement in any demonic activity, citing fortune telling, yoga, horoscopes, Ouija boards, hypnosis and Halloween.

I have seen the devastation of a friend’s life after being lured into … Read More

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