The Christian Institute (CI) is an evangelical Christian group operating in the United Kingdom. The CI promotes a conservative Christian viewpoint, founded on a belief in Biblical inerrancy.

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The Christian Institute · [email protected]
January 27, 2022 at 9:00 AM

Reminder: Zoom webinar, Banning the Gospel?

The Christian Institute View email in browser   REMINDER: Come and hear from the preachers whose letter on conversion therapy made headlines across the UK. Banning the Gospel?   Dear supporter, Revd Dr Matth…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
January 21, 2022 at 4:57 PM

Christian teachers: ‘Conversion therapy proposals will harm children’ – and other news this week

In the news this week The Government’s proposals for a broad conversion therapy ban will harm children who seek out support...   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In the news this week Friday, 21 January 2…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
January 17, 2022 at 4:27 PM

Zoom webinar: Banning the Gospel?

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Come and hear from the preachers whose letter on conversion therapy made headlines across the UK. Banning the Gospel? Dear supporter, Revd Dr Matthew Roberts (Trinity C…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
January 14, 2022 at 4:41 PM

Stonewall gets £2m in handouts from public purse – and other news this week

In the news this week Stonewall received nearly £2m in grants from the taxpayer between September 2019 and March 2021, according to its most recent financial statement.   Not displaying correctly? View in browser     Donate     In the news this week Friday, …
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
January 7, 2022 at 4:44 PM

Case dismissed: Challenge to Ashers ruling thrown out by ECtHR – and other news this week

In the news this week The LGBT campaigner who took Ashers Baking Company to court has had his appeal against the UK Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in favour...   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In th…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
January 6, 2022 at 4:00 PM

Great news: Challenge to Ashers ruling thrown out

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Great news: Challenge to Ashers ruling thrown out Dear supporter, An attempt by LGBT campaigner Gareth Lee to challenge the landmark Ashers ruling on human rights grounds…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
December 31, 2021 at 8:32 AM

Looking back on 2021

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Looking back on 2021 Dear supporter, While the pandemic has continued to dominate headlines this year, other important issues have impacted our nation in 2021. Our Revie…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
December 29, 2021 at 8:29 AM

Winter News: Defending the ordinary work of churches

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Winter News Defending the ordinary work of churches Dear supporter, Our Winter Newsletter is now available online. We trust it will encourage and inform you.   …
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
December 24, 2021 at 2:45 PM

Police guidance on ‘non-crime hate incidents’ is unlawful, Court of Appeal rules – and other news this week

In the news this week The Court of Appeal has ruled that police guidance on recording ‘non-crime hate incidents’ unlawfully interferes with free speech.   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In the news this…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
December 17, 2021 at 4:22 PM

Liz Truss offers parents and teachers assurances amid rising conversion therapy ban fears – and other news this week

In the news this week Equalities Minister Liz Truss has said parents and teachers will still be able to discuss with children “whether they are transgender or not” amid...   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate   …
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
December 10, 2021 at 4:38 PM

Multimillion-pound trust admits religious discrimination against church groups - and other news this week

In the news this week Scotland’s largest grant-making trust has formally apologised to two Christian groups for unlawful religious discrimination against them.   Not displaying correctly? View in browser     Donate     In the news this week Friday, 10 Decemb…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
December 9, 2021 at 11:08 AM

BREAKING: More time to have your say on conversion therapy

The Christian Institute View email in browser   BREAKING: More time to have your say on conversion therapy Dear supporter, The Government Equalities Office has confirmed in the last few minutes that it is extending th…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
December 7, 2021 at 4:37 PM

WATCH: Autumn Lectures 2021 – Episode 3

The Christian Institute View email in browser   WATCH: Autumn Lectures 2021 – Episode 3 The Christian Institute: Contending for the faith in history Dear supporter, The last of our 2021 Autumn Lectures from The Christ…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
December 6, 2021 at 8:30 AM

‘Conversion therapy’ consultation – Just four days left to respond

The Christian Institute View email in browser   ‘Conversion therapy’ consultation – Just four days left to respond Dear supporter, The UK Government’s crucial consultation on 'conversion therapy' closes on Friday 10 …
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
December 3, 2021 at 5:18 PM

Liz Truss: Free speech about religion must be protected in conversion therapy ban – and other news this week

In the news this week The Minister for Women and Equalities Liz Truss has affirmed the Government’s stance that free speech and religious liberty should be protected...   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     …
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
November 30, 2021 at 4:57 PM

WATCH: Autumn Lectures 2021 – Episode 2

The Christian Institute View email in browser   WATCH: Autumn Lectures 2021 – Episode 2 The Christian Institute: Thirty years of Gospel witness Dear supporter, The second in this year’s series of Autumn Lectures from …
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
November 26, 2021 at 5:03 PM

CI outlines conversion therapy fears to Commons committee – and other news this week

In the news this week The Christian Institute has warned a House of Commons committee that any conversion therapy ban must be clearly defined...   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In the news this week Fr…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
November 26, 2021 at 6:02 AM

Week of Prayer: Please pray for religious liberty

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Week of Prayer: Please pray for religious liberty “Seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the LORD for it, because if it prospers, you to…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
November 26, 2021 at 6:01 AM

Week of Prayer: Please pray for our schools

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Week of Prayer: Please pray for our schools “Seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the LORD for it, because if it prospers, you too will…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
November 25, 2021 at 6:01 AM

Week of Prayer: Please pray for Scotland

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Week of Prayer: Please pray for Scotland “Seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the LORD for it, because if it prospers, you too will pr…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
November 24, 2021 at 6:00 AM

Week of Prayer: Transgender ideology

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Week of Prayer: Transgender ideology “Seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the LORD for it, because if it prospers, you too will prospe…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
November 23, 2021 at 3:01 PM

WATCH: Autumn Lectures 2021 – Episode 1

The Christian Institute View email in browser   WATCH: Autumn Lectures 2021 – Episode 1 Exposition of Jude: the faith we have received Dear supporter, The first in this year’s series of Autumn Lectures from The Christ…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
November 23, 2021 at 6:00 AM

Week of Prayer: Please pray for marriage and the family

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Week of Prayer: Please pray for marriage and the family “Seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the LORD for it, because if it prospers, …
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
November 22, 2021 at 6:00 AM

Week of Prayer: Assisted suicide

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Week of Prayer: Assisted suicide “Seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the LORD for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper.” …
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
November 20, 2021 at 11:00 AM

Week of Prayer: Please pray for our leaders

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Week of Prayer: Please pray for our leaders “Seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the LORD for it, because if it prospers, you too will…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
November 19, 2021 at 4:12 PM

The Queen speaks to CofE of the unchanging Gospel of hope in Christ – and other news this week

In the news this week Her Majesty the Queen has encouraged the Church of England to continue in its ‘supreme task’: “to bring the people of this country to...   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In the new…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
November 17, 2021 at 9:00 AM

Week of Prayer starts this Sunday

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Week of Prayer starts this Sunday “Seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the LORD for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper.”…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
November 13, 2021 at 9:00 AM

WATCH: Ashers - Three years on

The Christian Institute View email in browser   WATCH: Ashers - Three years on Dear supporter, Just over three years ago, Ashers Baking Co. unanimously won the so-called ‘gay cake’ case at the UK Supreme Court. It was…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
November 12, 2021 at 4:05 PM

BBC exits Stonewall scheme over questions of impartiality – and other news this week

In the news this week The BBC has announced its withdrawal from LGBT lobby group Stonewall’s controversial ‘Diversity Champions’ programme...   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In the news this week Frida…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
November 9, 2021 at 3:17 PM

Autumn News: Standing for Christian truth

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Autumn News Standing for Christian truth Dear supporter, Our Autumn Newsletter is now available online. We thank God that he continues to bless our work.     DO…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
November 5, 2021 at 4:42 PM

‘Activists’ demands on conversion therapy could criminalise the Gospel’ – and other news this week

In the news this week Let Us Pray spokesman Simon Calvert has told GB News that a broad ban on ‘conversion therapy’ risks making core evangelical beliefs and practices...   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate    …
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
October 29, 2021 at 3:16 PM

Govt pledges not to ban prayer in ‘conversion therapy’ ban – and other news this week

In the news this week Prayer will not be outlawed under a ban on so-called conversion therapy, the Government has announced, but the Institute is warning that...   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In the …
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
October 26, 2021 at 7:01 AM

Let Us Pray: New CI campaign to protect the ordinary work of churches from a conversion therapy ban

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Let Us Pray: New CI campaign to protect the ordinary work of churches from a conversion therapy ban Dear supporter, The Government intends to ban so-called conversion th…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
October 25, 2021 at 4:38 PM

Assisted suicide debate: Thank you for praying

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Assisted suicide debate: Thank you for praying Dear supporter, Thank you to everyone who prayed against the assisted suicide proposals debated in the House of Lords on Fr…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
October 22, 2021 at 3:52 PM

Stonewall’s institutional capture exposed – and other news this week

In the news this week Politicians, civil servants and public bodies across the UK have unquestioningly accepted controversial...   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In the news this week Friday, 22 October…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
October 15, 2021 at 4:05 PM

PM will not back weaker assisted suicide laws – and other news this week

In the news this week Boris Johnson will not back an attempt to remove end-of-life protections for vulnerable people, according to The Daily Telegraph.   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In the news this …
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
October 8, 2021 at 3:28 PM

NHS trans policies continue to place women at risk – and other news this week

In the news this week Some NHS trusts are using policies which tell hospital staff to lie to women and put their safety at risk...   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In the news this week Friday, 8 Octobe…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
October 1, 2021 at 3:25 PM

Assisted suicide Bill makes death a ‘treatment’ for the vulnerable – and other news this week

In the news this week Legalising assisted suicide in England and Wales would have catastrophic consequences for the most vulnerable in society, opponents have warned.   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
September 28, 2021 at 12:43 PM

Our Annual Review 2021 – Founded on the rock

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Annual Review 2021 Founded on the rock 30 years of Christian influence Dear supporter, Thank you for all your support during the past year. The Christian Institute’s Ann…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
September 25, 2021 at 8:00 AM

Please pray: Christian fostering agency seeks to appeal ruling telling it what to believe

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Please pray: Christian fostering agency seeks to appeal ruling telling it what to believe Dear supporter, The Court of Appeal in London has rejected Cornerstone Fosterin…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
September 24, 2021 at 4:03 PM

Christian fostering agency will ask Supreme Court to reject state-imposed definition of ‘evangelical’ - and other news this week

In the news this week The Court of Appeal has today confirmed that an evangelical foster agency can work exclusively with evangelical carers...   Not displaying correctly? View in browser     Donate     In the news this week Friday, 24 September 2021 …
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
September 17, 2021 at 3:04 PM

BMA votes narrowly to end opposition to assisted suicide – and other news this week

In the news this week The British Medical Association (BMA) has abandoned its support for end-of-life protections in the UK.   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In the news this week Friday, 17 September 2…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
September 10, 2021 at 4:19 PM

Church in Wales approves same-sex blessings – and other news this week

In the news this week The Church in Wales has voted to allow same-sex marriage blessings in its churches.   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In the news this week Friday, 10 September 2021 christian.org.u…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
September 3, 2021 at 3:03 PM

Children’s Commissioner: ‘No age checks like leaving a dangerous weapon lying around’ – and other news this week

In the news this week The Children’s Commissioner has called for tougher checks to protect children from the damaging effects of online pornography.   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In the news this wee…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
August 27, 2021 at 3:37 PM

Simon Callow: ‘Stonewall militant trans ideology is tyrannical’ – and other news this week

In the news this week Acclaimed actor Simon Callow has criticised Stonewall over its campaign to axe rights based on biological sex.   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In the news this week Friday, 27 Aug…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
August 20, 2021 at 2:32 PM

Chorus of disapproval over Scot Govt trans guidance for schools – and other news this week

In the news this week New Scottish Government guidance on transgender children in schools has been slammed by critics.   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In the news this week Friday, 20 August 2021 chris…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
August 13, 2021 at 4:13 PM

Stonewall paid £1m of taxpayers’ money each year – and other news this week

In the news this week LGBT lobby group Stonewall received over £3 million of taxpayers’ money in the past three years, it has been revealed.   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In the news this week Friday…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
August 6, 2021 at 2:46 PM

NHS trusts: Male sex offenders who identify as female allowed in single-sex wards – and other news this week

In the news this week Official guidance from several NHS trusts states that male sex offenders who identify as female can be placed in women-only wards.   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate     In the news this…
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
July 30, 2021 at 3:32 PM

Christian CEO wins religious discrimination case – and other news this week

In the news this week An Employment Tribunal has ruled that Scotland’s biggest grant-making trust unlawfully discriminated against its CEO because of his Christian views...   Not displaying correctly?  View in browser   |   Print-friendly version     Donate   …
The Christian Institute · [email protected]
July 29, 2021 at 2:14 PM

Christian CEO wins religious discrimination claim

The Christian Institute View email in browser   Christian CEO wins religious discrimination claim Dear supporter, I am very pleased to tell you that Kenneth Ferguson, the former CEO of The Robertson Trust, has won his…