Creationism under attack

Academics call for teaching of creationism to be banned in schools

Sir David Attenborough, Professor Richard Dawkins, the British Humanist Association and the think tank Ekklesia are amongst the signatories of a new statement promoting the teaching of evolution, not creationism in schools.  The joint statement which can be found at www.evolutionnotcreationism.org.uk asserts that the government should implement 'enforceable statutory guidance that they [intelligent design and creationism] may not be presented as scientific theories in any publicly-funded school of whatever type.'  It goes on to call for the teaching of evolution to 'be included at both primary and secondary levels in the National Curriculum and in all schools.'

Read the Guardian article about the statement:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2011/sep/19/scientists-demand-guidelines-creationism-schools

See also the Centre for Intelligent Design:

http://www.c4id.org.uk/ 

Abortion and mental health problems

An article in the Daily Mail says that women who have abortions are at risk of severe mental health problems, according to a study.  The research found that those who undergo abortion face nearly double the risk of mental health difficulties compared with others and that one in ten of all mental health problems was a result of abortion.  Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2032431/Women-abortions-face-double-risk-mental-health-problems.html#ixzz1WxorxbKl

Beaney's July Newsletter

Saturday 12th July 2014

We feel constantly challenged in lots of areas and have a heart for seeing restoration in people's lives and for us not to get too comfortable, though, I think if it was up to Mark we would be in a village in a mud hut somewhere... he thrived on outreach!

Beaney's Newsletter (Special Edition)

Monday 28th April 2014

We had an amazing time away - lots of challenges, but as a family God really spoke to us and used us in lots of ways we never thought possible!

Love After Marriage

Friday 11th April 2014

Love After Marriage (LAM) is a marriage course like no other, which we ourselves have had the privilege of doing... The course is not so much pastoral in nature, but rather apostolic meaning that it is about creating a culture where marriages thrive. We believe God is wanting for there to be a revival of relationships meaning relationships, including marriages, which reflect Heaven's heart and model for them.

Autumn Fair

Wednesday 23rd October 2013

The Immanuel School Autumn Fair took place on Saturday 19th October.  The doors opened at 11 o'clock sharp and the fun began!

The Oast Houses

Wednesday 2nd October 2013

Another House Church Weekend Away in the Beautiful surroundings of East Sussex.

Mid-September found our house church enjoying another weekend away together, this time in the beautiful Oast House in Northiam, East Sussex, with an expectancy of further deepening our relationship with God and each other.

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