Tag: charity commissioners

When English is the second language, who comes first?

At our recent new Members class, one of the issues that struck me with great force was how many of those present did not have English as their first language, although it was the language we all had in common.  Apparently this is a global phenomenon: while English is not the most widely spoken language

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Apologetics 3: Christ our Best King

Today’s news is that the Charity Commissioners are considering abolishing the right of churches and other Christian groups to claim charitable status.   Charities act in the public good, but churches benefit  themselves, not others, it is argued, and so they cannot claim to be properly charities. QED. Let’s forget for a moment the hundreds

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