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  • Street preacher

    Conservative Women blog

    A Christian pastor has been arrested in Uxbridge town centre after preaching in the open air and stating that mankind was made with just two genders.

    John Sherwood, 71, was preaching with a colleague, who described how three police officers approached them saying complaints had been received from members of the public and that they had caused ‘alarm and distress’. After speaking with officers, Sherwood resumed preaching but after further complaints, he was forcibly arrested, handcuffed and taken into custody. He was released the next day.

  • SPCK buys Lion Hudson


    Children’s Christian publishing imprint Lion Hudson has been acquired by SPCK. The takeover makes SPCK the UK’s largest Christian publishing company.

    SPCK chair James Catford described the move as ‘an exciting and visionary step’. David Dorricott, managing director of the AFD Group, which owned Lion Hudson, said: ‘It has been a privilege to be part of God’s plan for Lion Hudson for a season – and we are delighted that this exciting opportunity will now release new energy not just in the amazing imprints of Lion Hudson, but also the wider SPCK group.’