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How British society marginalises Christian health professionals

Earlier this year Christians in Parliament, an official All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), chaired by Gary Streeter MP, launched an inquiry called ‘Clearing the Ground’, which was tasked with considering the question: ‘Are Christians marginalised in the UK?’ The inquiry was facilitated by the Evangelical Alliance […]

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Jesus’ resurrection – the evidence reviewed

‘Christianity stands or falls on the claim that Jesus Christ rose from the dead’: So claimed Ludwig Kennedy in a radio debate with Lord Rees-Mogg. He was right. The Apostle Paul put it even more bluntly: ‘If Christ has not been raised, our preaching is […]

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Overstretched?

As a general surgical registrar I was once helping my consultant remove a giant spleen when the patient began ‘hosing’ from an invisible source. After a frenzy of clamping, cutting and ligating, things stabilised and we were able to proceed at a more leisurely pace. […]

Managing time – lessons from the grand master

Do you wake up in the morning and ask the Lord: ‘What is it that you have prepared in advance for me to do today?’Or, like me, do you often wonder how you will complete all the tasks that lie before you? Competing time demands […]

Healthcare Sunday 2011 – praying for those working in health and medicine

Healthcare Sunday was set up over a decade ago as a way to help churches re-engage with health and medicine. For one Sunday every year we pray for, encourage and support those in the church who work in healthcare, and remember all those working in […]