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During the Second World War, children from Britain’s big cities were evacuated to live with families in the countryside, to save them from German bombs and possible gas attacks. It must have been a lonely, hard time for them, separated from their mothers while their fathers were off fighting. Evidently, one such lonely young person came across our chapel while out walking, and it lifted his or her spirits, confirming their faith in Him who never leaves nor forsakes us:

 From the Clitheroe Advertiser and Times, 18th October 1940:

Posted 3 days 21 hours ago

Regular readers will know that I complained to Lancashire police this summer about their active participation in a PRIDE march. Although I respect the right of any group to go marching and sharing their ideas, I do object to police officers being anything other than impartial. A local inspector called me, but it was obvious he had nothing to do with the march, so I indicated that I wanted to hear from those directly responsible for the event. This was achieved, and my views were ‘noted’.

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Mrs Lorna Ashworth has said what many of us have known for years. The difference is, she has been in the best position to know it for real. She was an aide to the Archbishop of Canterbury, but has resigned, claiming the Church of England has now become ‘so liberal’ that it is ‘no longer anchored in the gospel’. She says that instead of talking about sin, heaven, hell, justice and judgement, the state church prefers to discuss social justice and little else.

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Below is one of my favourite videos. It shows a fox jumping on a bed. Why it’s in someone’s bedroom, I know not. It mistakes the white bedclothes for snow. After all, snow is white, the bed is white, so the bed must be covered in snow. The fox has applied logic, but it’s still wrong. I don't understand every aspect of the Bible, nor can I comprehend the mind of God. My opinions, though seemingly logical, are often formed by my ignorance and false assumptions.

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Donald Trump has caused another commotion: 

The Arab League called it "a dangerous measure that would have repercussions".

Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh called it “conspiracy”.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the decision was "irresponsible."