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1689 Confession of Faith

As a church we are committed to upholding the 1689 Confession of Faith. Our constitution says that elders of the church must assent “to the system of doctrine taught in the 1689 London Confession of Faith and the 1966 Affirmation of Faith”.  The opening lines of our trust-deed say “The objects of the Church are…to promote the Calvinistic Baptist faith as defined in the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith in the town of Stockport..”

So what is the “1689″? …

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The 100 Greatest Britons

Why are we so fascinated by lists? As a teenager I made lists endlessly.  Lists of people mostly.  My fifteen all-time Welsh rugby greats.  The ten preachers I would most like to hear.  It’s a game that many people play.  And the BBC is playing it at the moment.  Last year the BBC carried out a poll of 30,000 people and asked them to nominate the Greatest Britons of all time.  The resulting list of “the 100 Greatest Britons” has been published.  …

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