Alcohol available means violence available

“It is well-established that increases in the availability of alcohol contributes to increases in alcohol-related violence. Research in Melbourne has found that there is a strong association between family violence and the concentration of off licence (packaged or take-away liquor outlets in an area. The study concluded that a ten per cent increase in off-licence …

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Basil Wilberforce – Anglican Canon fought evils of alcohol

Canon Basil Wilberforce (1841-1916) “Basil Wilberforce was born in Winchester in 1841, the son of Samuel Wilberforce, the famous Church of England bishop and anti-Darwinian. Queen Victoria was one of Basil’s godparents. He trained for a career in the church and in 1871 became rector of St Mary’s Church in Southampton. While in Southampton he …

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Prohibitory Laws – by early Wesleyan Luther Lee

[[Luther Lee preached this sermon on Prohibitory Laws in 1841. Two years later (1843) the Wesleyan Methodist Connection (now Wesleyan Church) was founded and Luther Lee was elected its president (1844).]] Romans [13:3] For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil.

Perry Anderson homeless alcoholic to sober Salvation Army soldier. Thanks to Jesus!

“Perry Anderson was near the brink of death when he first walked into Salvation Army hostel The Beacon. At 29, he had been battling alcohol addiction for more than a decade and had lost everything, including his marriage and home. “ This former carpenter had lost his job after a back injury. He drank and …

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