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Britain is becoming a secular society as the number of those who identify with a religious faith continues to fall. 53% of Britons now say they have no religion and amongst the 18-24 age group that figure... More

Michael Gove’s statement in the Sunday Times (28th July) that a no-deal Brexit is now assumed to be a very real prospect is bad news however strong the... More

When Harold Macmillan sacked seven Ministers in 1962 it was called the ‘night of the long knives’. On his first night as Prime Minister Boris Johnson sacked... More

Last Thursday the Government was defeated by 274 votes to 315 on an amendment to a Northern Ireland Bill that could precipitate a constitutional crisis this week. Four Cabinet Ministers abstained and 17... More

A no deal Brexit on 31st October is now most likely. Spokespeople for the EU are saying very bluntly that the only deal they will offer us is the one they negotiated with Theresa May, which was rejected... More

The new leadership of the EU institutions have now been selected and require only the European Union Parliament to ratify them. These are the people with whom our new Prime Minister will have to negotiate... More

The preacher J John tells the story of meeting a supermarket cashier who was wearing a cross on a necklace. He asked her if she was a Christian."No", she answered.He then asked her what she would think... More

Regardless of who wins the contest between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt for the leadership of the Conservative party and becomes our next Prime Minister there are a number of Brexit related issues that... More

Under what circumstances does a sceptical non-believing Bible scholar begin to sound like a Christian apologist?  One of the most bizarre moments of hosting my radio faith debate show Unbelievable? was... More

A crisis of faith is never welcome in a Christian's life. Perhaps even less so in a church leader's life. And least of all in the middle of a sermon they are preaching.In 2014 Drew Sokol was the assistant... More