Brace yourselves? I was rather hoping to be able to write a more upbeat editorial this month, but circumstances have conspired against me! John Benton Two matters have continued to dominate the headlines — the gay agenda and Islam. Tony Blair has explained that the major conflict of our world today is a confrontation between the forces of liberal democracy and those of totalitarian fundamentalism (with extreme Islam in mind). If we take that as a model for what is going on in our own country, then, apart from some marvellous intervention of God, there are only three possible outcomes, none of which looks comfortable for Bible-believing Christians and churches. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.