“No law should prevent Christian leaders from teaching what they believe, supporting their congregation and providing prayer and pastoral support to those who request it”, says the Evangelical Alliance in Scotland.
Confusion and uncertainty about whether government plans to introduce new laws are being pushed forward or into the long grass.
It is relatively easy to achieve one of the three, but a response that speaks to the true influence of lives transformed by Jesus should touch all three.
Evangelicals “will work to ensure the Bill doesn't have a negative impact on individual freedoms or practices of churches”. The new law will now include transgender people.
Problems in our politics are not resolved by us stepping away from the fray. You don’t fix a problem by being a spectator.
The International Ministerial on Freedom of Religion or Belief says it aims to “tackle online harm and strengthen human rights education”. Evangelicals say “words must be matched with action”.
Although the government says the ban “will not impact everyday religious practice”, evangelicals warn “there are questions on the details which will require further clarity”.
Last-minute extreme attempts to allow abortion up to birth. The proposed New Clause 55 is an extreme effort to extend individual autonomy at the expense of caring for both women and their babies.
The Evangelical Alliance calls on the UK government to permit congregational singing in English churches.
Evangelicals may be approaching a time when we are ostracised and where we need to have confidence in what we believe and what the Bible teaches because we will not receive endorsement for those beliefs from the world around us.
Why the UK Evangelical Alliance is standing against abusive practices and defending religious freedom.
If we look through the history of the church, we see time and time again that Christians have stood up in the public sphere as agents of change for the good of society. We need such people now.
The three years since the vote to leave the EU have shown the heightened impact of speech on political culture and how that flows into society and community relations.