Bible Reading Has Boosted Mental Health

Reading the Bible during the pandemic has improved the mental health of a large segment of Christians and also eased their anxiety about the future, according to a new United Kingdom survey. The poll of 1,123 practicing Christians who attend church and read the Bible at least monthly found that 33 percent say reading the […]

Church leaders urge government to re-open churches

A group of church leaders in Scotland has sent a pre action letter to the Scottish government calling on measures, which have seen churches closed during the current lockdown, to be urgently reversed. Supported by the Christian Legal Centre, 30 church leaders from a range of Christiandenominations, including the Church of Scotland, the Free Church of Scotland, the […]

Boris Johnson leaves hospital as he continues recovery from coronavirus

Boris Johnson has thanked the NHS for saving his life as he left hospital to recuperate at Chequers, after a week of treatment for Covid-19. The prime minister praised two nurses in particular for watching over his bedside in intensive care for 48 hours “when things could have gone either way” – Jenny from New Zealand […]

How GCSEs, AS & A levels will be awarded in summer 2020

Ofqual sets out details for schools, colleges, students, parents & carers on how GCSEs and A levels will be awarded following the cancellation of this year’s exams. Since the Secretary of State for Education announced that the 2020 exam series in England would be cancelled to help fight the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have […]

Zoom admits user data ‘mistakenly’ routed through China

Hours after security researchers at Citizen Lab reported that some Zoom calls were routed through China, the video conferencing platform has offered an apology and a partial explanation. To recap, Zoom  has faced a barrage of headlines this week over its security policies and privacy practices, as hundreds of millions forced to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic still need to communicate […]

Christian school worker sacked for sharing concerns about sex education

A CHRISTIAN school worker is to challenge a Gloucestershire school academy’s decision to dismiss her for gross misconduct. She was dismissed after she shared with friends two Facebook posts that raised concerns about Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) at another school in the same village – her own child’s Church of England primary school. Two […]

Christian Concern co-founder receives MBE

  Christian Concern co-founder Pastor Ade Omooba will today (14 MAR) receive his MBE at Buckingham Palace. Pastor Omooba was awarded an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for voluntary service in the Queen’s New Year Honours List 2019. As well as his work for Christian Concern, Pastor Omooba has […]

Police caught out by street preacher evidence

THE STORY OF A CHRISTIAN STREET PREACHER, whose video of arrest went viral across the world, has caught out the Metropolitan Police, who have had to change their story about what happened. New evidence released today by Christian Concern backs up 64 year-old Mr Oluwole Ilesanmi’s claim that, following his arrest, he was driven by […]