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Nearly 50% are of no religion – but has UK hit ‘peak secular’?

on November 14, 2017

This article is solely The Guardian newspapers and was written by Harriet Sherwood, religion correspondent for The Guardian.  The whole article is published at https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/13/uk-losing-faith-religion-young-reject-parents-beliefs It is here just for information purposes in order to show the spiritual climate and decline in the UK.  All credit is The Guardian Newspapers.   Nearly 50% are of no religion – but has UK hit ‘peak secular’? Study shows overall decline in faith while immigration keeps numbers higher in London Harriet Sherwood, religion correspondent @harrietsherwood Sunday 14 May 2017 00.04 BST  St Martin-in-the-Fields, London. Anglicans now account for 17.1% of the British population. Photograph: Alamy The...

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Britain is no longer a Christian country and should stop acting as if it is, says judge

TELEGRAPH: By John Bingham and Steven Swinford on December 7, 2015

This article is available in full on the Telegraph website at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/12036287/Britain-is-no-longer-a-Christian-country-and-should-stop-acting-as-if-it-is-says-judge.html Britain is no longer a Christian country and should stop acting as if it is, says judge A major inquiry into the place of religion in modern society has provoked a furious backlash from ministers and the Church of England         17K                   0           23           17K     Email       The return to religion Photo: ALAMY   By John Bingham and Steven Swinford 12:01AM GMT 07 Dec...

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UK has had fastest growing population in Europe for a decade

Telegraph on June 27, 2014

UK has had fastest growing population in Europe for a decade Fastest growth in Europe takes UK population to 64.1 million with half of the increase since 1964 in the last 12 years alone, ONS figures show   To read the rest of this article please visit the Telegraph's website via UK population growth fastest in Europe!    

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You Reap What You Sow?

Jeffrey Lee on January 2, 2014

Thoughts on a recent BBC report "Young people 'feel they have nothing to live for'" Unemployment is not a easy situation for anyone to face, let alone for young people today.  In our current financial climate, it does not seem to be getting easier.  There are many feelings, emotions and issues of self-esteem that one may experience in this situation that can make life challenging.  I know in my experience, the feelings of uncertainty and self-esteem have been a challenge personally.  Having a family and trying to provide was an even greater pressure to face.  I reading this report by the...

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Christianity declining 50pc faster than thought – as one in 10 under-25s is a Muslim

The Telegraph on August 4, 2013

Christianity declining 50pc faster than thought – as one in 10 under-25s is a Muslim Christianity could be facing a catastrophic collapse in Britain according to official figures suggesting it is declining 50 per cent faster than previously thought. To read the rest of this article follow this link to the Telegraph website http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/10062745/Christianity-declining-50pc-faster-than-thought-as-one-in-10-under-25s-is-a-Muslim.html

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British Christianity Dies while Islam Thrives

The Telegraph on June 14, 2013

There is an audio interview linked with this news that gives some interesting information on the new English census data on Christianity and Islam.  Have a read and listen.   British Christianity Dies while Islam Thrives

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Ken Ham blog post - "No wonder the church in the UK is in trouble"

Jeffrey Lee on August 22, 2012

Here is an interest blog post from Ken Ham on part of the reason the church is in trouble in the UK.  Here is a link to his blog and this post:  http://blogs.answersingenesis.org/blogs/ken-ham/2011/08/22/no-wonder-the-church-in-the-uk-is-in-trouble/   No wonder the Church in the UK Is in Trouble Published on August 22, 2011 in Current Issues in the World and My Journeys. Christianity magazine in the United Kingdom (UK) recently published an article by a Baptist pastor from Cambridge in England. I just groan when I read such articles. Just the first paragraph alone illustrates how compromised and ill informed many such pastors are about biblical topics. No wonder generations...

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Britain's Christians are being vilified, warns Lord Carey

Telegraph on April 13, 2012 Comments (145)

 (This is a front page story in the Telegraph)April 13, 2012Britain's Christians are being vilified, warns Lord CareyChristians are being “persecuted” by courts and “driven underground” in the same way that homosexuals once were, a former Archbishop of Canterbury has warned.Lord Carey says worshippers are being “vilified” by the state, treated as “bigots” and sacked simply for expressing their beliefs.The attack is part of a direct appeal to the European Court of Human Rights before a landmark case on religious freedom.In a written submission seen by The Daily Telegraph, the former leader of more than 70 million Anglicans warns that the...

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Telegraph - Sometimes authorities are 'out to get' Christians, says senior church official

on November 23, 2011

Sometimes authorities are 'out to get' Christians, says senior church officialSometimes the authorities really are “out to get” Christians, a senior official in the Church of England has claimed.To read this full story please link to the Telegraph website here - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/8902472/Sometimes-authorities-are-out-to-get-Christians-says-senior-church-official.html

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Why England?

Jeffrey Lee on November 20, 2009

This video is from another Christian group that ABWE is not affiliated with that is trying to establish churches in the UK.  It talks about some of the issues that are taking place in the UK today.  Enjoy! Why England Project - Promo from Charles Vincent on Vimeo.Why England? That is the question we have heard most when we tell people we are doing overseas missions. Hopefully this video will answer that question and share our vision for England.

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Britain no longer Christian nation...

on November 14, 2009

Britain is no longer a Christian nation and the Church of England could die out within a generation, an Anglican bishop has warned.   By Jonathan Wynne-Jones, Religious Affairs Correspondent Published: 9:00PM BST 27 Jun 2009 The Rt Rev Paul Richardson said declining church attendance and the rise in multiculturalism meant that "Christian Britain is dead". He criticised his fellow bishops for failing to appreciate the scale of the crisis and warned that their inaction could seal the Church's fate. Read the rest of this article on the Telegraph website at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/religion/5661035/Britain-is-no-longer-a-Christian-nation-claims-Church-of-England-Bishop.html

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