Last week saw a devastating blow for disability rights as the High Court ruled that allowing abortion up to full term for disability is not discriminatory. The legal challenge is headed by Heidi Crowter, a 26 year-old woman with Down’s syndrome. Heidi, supported by Máire Lea-Wilson, as well as her family, her husband and campaign group Don’t Screen... Continue Reading →
Hello friends. I’ve had this topic in the back of my mind for a few years and finally(!) got round to writing something on it. This was kind of inspired by some research I’ve been doing lately about New Age in the Church, as well as things I’ve found out by accident about things I... Continue Reading →
N.B: I’ve been flipflopping on whether to share this for some time. As I’ll explain later, I eventually decided to post for the sake of anyone reading who might need to hear it. This experience happened three years ago. I’m okay - sometimes you gotta learn the hard way. I just don’t want others to... Continue Reading →
It was a privilege to join my friend and colleague Regan King on Revelation TV this week. I spoke on the channel's Wednesday evening programme Behind the Headlines about the work of Pregnancy Crisis Helpline, my upcoming book release and how we as a Church can hope to bring truth and hope. Unfortunately I'm too... Continue Reading →
“Like a boil that must be opened with all its ugliness to the natural medicines of air and light, injustice must be exposed to the light of human conscience before it can be cured.” - Martin Luther King Jr It’s been a long time since I posted anything - RealLifeTM and other projects have jostled... Continue Reading →
This week has been full of dramatic events (and no, I’m not referring to the pointless mini-dramas of my own life... those tend to be eye-roll worthy, but not blog-worthy).
A poor tourist in a caravan got swept off a cliff in Ireland, Brexit is only six months away (pause to cheer or sob uncontrollably), and Naz Shah, Labour’s shadow minister for equalities, said that pre-natal testing for gender is bad because it allows women to abort baby girls (but it’s apparently still ok to screen for Down’s syndrome).
Unless you’ve been living under a giant rock, you must have heard the slogan ‘my body, my choice’. Four short and simple words; an ad hominem that's become a sort of war cry for females across the English-speaking world. It’s a giant shield brought out in defence of any argument against abortion; it’s played as a trump card, the ‘beats rock, paper and scissors’ of this moral minefield.
This is the second part of my bumper abortion-resource double-post. If you missed part one, you can find it here. This section aims to look at informed choice, to provide you with some information about the abortion industry and resources to equip you further. What information is given to a woman seeking an abortion? If... Continue Reading →
Oh, look, another blog.
There's already a lot of Christian online content out there, from the meaty theological stuff to the depressingly vacuous; from large editorials to individual blogs. So why add another voice to the clamour? The answer is for the same reason that anyone starts anything - I had an idea that wouldn't leave. I saw a bit of a gap in the Christian online blog-o-sphere, and I'm hoping that just maybe, I can fill it.