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X-Out-Loud Speak Up at the Church of England’s Synod

Core Issues Trust and members of X-Out-Loud came together in London from the 13th – 15th of November 2023 for the Church of England’s General Synod. The Church of England Synod is a council of 478 voting members arranged into three Houses – the...

Challenging Gender Confusion in Barbados: Speaking Truth Into the Young Generation

Victor Novitchi was invited to Barbados to speak on behalf of Core Issues Trust at a series of events that addressed some of the most controversial and difficult topics of the day: gender confusion and same-sex attraction. Barbados is a tiny island...

Core Issues Trust vs Barclays:  Account Closure

Staff writer The David and Goliath battle with Barclays Bank has thrown up some interesting trends undermining our national life in the UK.  We are grateful to the Christian Legal Centre in representing us, and for securing us a win of £21,500...

Introducing the CIT Africa Project

Mike Davidson, CEO Core Issues Trust Attending GAFCON IV, will no doubt go down as a highlight for CIT in 2023. The 2023 GAFCON video report brings the pleasant memories flooding back! There are fond memories too, of our time in Jerusalem at GAFCON...

The Gospel, and the Priorities of the Church

If, therefore, our practical and pastoral concern is limited to what occurs within the confines of the church – whether its building, programmes, members or activities - we then leave the public space open to being taken over by the adversary with...

April Update Core Issues Trust

There is much to thank God for and look forward to as we continue to support men and women who were once gay and no longer wish to live homosexually. We are so thankful for all those committed to helping the “Give me a Chance!” concert on May 2nd, 2019

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Therapy Bans: Why Freedom of Worship is not Freedom of Conscience

As the UK’s National Secular Society calls on charities with objects promoting religion to be banned, (naming Core Issues Trust) we look at the confrontation of ideologies around therapeutic choices and unwanted same-sex attraction, and those normalising and Christianising homosexual practices.

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Premiere Screenings

A film Premiere for the Voices of the Silenced production, “Once Gay” – the story of Matthew Grech will be held Monday 11th London at 6.00pm and Thursday 14th February, Belfast. Tickets available at Eventbrite – “read more”

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Letter To Pastors and Congregational Leaders:

Core Issues Trust co-directors have written to Pastors and Congregational Leaders asking for their support for the coming London (11th Februray) and Belfast (14th February) film Premieres of the Matthew Grech story.

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Unanswered Questions: Faith, Science and Sexuality

There are seven questions that remain unanswered by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, which over the years has submitted flawed submissions to the Church of England and to Parliament on homosexual “orientation” and the question of therapeutic support.

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Christmas Appeal and December 2018 UPDATE

Would you help us ensure we can meet our commitments and achieve our goals in 2019? Please donate today! Our December UPDATE provides a glimpse into what we have been involved in most recently, and the many things we are thankful for. Its a great priviledge to serve in this way!

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Boy Erased – Learning the Right Lessons from a Tragic Personal Story: A Review of the Film and Book, Boy Erased

Christopher Rosik writes “Boy Erased, a movie based on the book of the same title by Garrad Conley, tells the story of the author’s experience at a “conversion therapy” program interspersed with retrospective details from his childhood and closes with his embracing of a gay identity. The film has immense star power with Russell Crow playing the role of the author’s father and Nicole Kidman portraying his mother.

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OSCE Submission on UK Proposed Ban (13/09/18)

The term “Conversion Therapy”appears to be a term
imposed on any person or group not supporting the right to exploration of such feelings, for the purposes of moving away from them, on the assumption that to do so implies such
persons are mentally ill and are being offered “cures”. In the nine points that follow, we argue that everyone has the right to walk away from sexual practices and experiences that don’t work for them and should be supported to do

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