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Items in ‘the news’ this week have included yet another murderous Islam-inspired barbarity (this time in America) and also special events to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of soccer legend, George Best.

In everyday life we see the ongoing incursion of LGBT ‘equal rights’ into the lives of those out of step with such a ‘lifestyle’.

In pulpits and papers we see, hear and read ‘Christian’ messages totally at odds with “the narrow way” proclaimed by the Lord Jesus Christ.

Whilst searching the ministry web site for a quote by Abraham Lincoln that could be applied to those who hold to the world-view espoused by those who carried out the atrocity in San Bernadino I eventually located it in my ministry newsletter of MARCH 2006. As I read through that almost 10-year old newsletter I was greatly struck by how relevant and applicable what I wrote back then in all the articles in that newsletter is to current events such as those I have mentioned.

If you would like to read what I wrote then you can do so by going to

Cecil Andrews – ‘Take Heed’ Ministries – 4 December 2015



Several years ago there was a programme on television called ‘Fantasy Football’ [for Australian and American readers that is ‘football’ as in the ‘soccer’ variety’]. I never did personally watch the programme so I can only surmise that with its title it contained a large proportion of ‘make-believe’content and the intent would have been for it not to be identified with the real world of ‘football’.

On Saturday 3rd December 2005, in a funeral that was watched by millions around the world, Northern Ireland said farewell to George Best who was without doubt the most naturally gifted football player ever to have represented us on the stage of world soccer. Following his tragically early death at the age of 59 when he lost a long-running battle with alcoholism multitudes of articles were written about him in scores of newspapers. Continue reading