Going through it When our kids were young, one of their favourite books was We’re going on a bear hunt. It’s a great bed-time tale by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury. A family sets out in search of a bear. On the way they are faced with difficult terrain — a river, thick mud, a dark forest… The repeated refrain is: ‘We can’t go over it. We can’t go under it. Oh no! We’ve got to go through it!’ Sometimes you have to just face things. It’s a life lesson. John Benton, Editor image: Walker Books With the passing of the same-sex marriage bill the politically correct world has arrived. The faithful, non-PC church can’t get round it. Just as gay activists have pursued B&B owners, Christian counsellors and hounded MPs holding views contrary to their own, it is unlikely that Bible-based churches will simply be left alone. We will have to go through it. 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.