A Christian pastor has been arrested
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
they had caused
and distress’. After speaking with officers,
resumed preaching but
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
Lion Hudson has been acquired by SPCK.
The takeover makes SPCK the UK’s largest
Christian publishing company.
SPCK chair James Catford described the
‘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.’
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