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Justice – Advent, Day 13

Dec 13

Day 13 of the Advent Photography Challenge is Justice. My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour; • he has looked with favour on his lowly servant. From this day all generations will call me blessed; • the Almighty has done great things for me and holy is his

Mental Health Cuts Put Lives at Risk

Mar 12

One in four people suffer from mental health problems in their lifetime.  The UK government is calling for better mental health provision whilst cutting funding for the NHS. There are deep cuts happening in mental health services across the country. You probably haven’t heard this as it is being swept under the carpet. Finally, there

#OccupyInequality

Nov 2

The situation at St Paul’s cathedral in the UK has brought the issue of financial ethics to the forefront of The Church’s thinking.  If I’m honest, I didn’t know anyone in the church for whom it wasn’t already.  Global finance is a topic that is too big for one person to fix by themselves and I

Advent Conspiracy

Oct 19

You may remember last years Advent Conspiracy campaign.  The premise is to make our celebration of Christmas mean something: The story of Christ’s birth is a story of promise, hope, and a revolutionary love. So, what happened? What was once a time to celebrate the birth of a savior has somehow turned into a season

Rioting on Sunday Morning

Aug 13

It seems only two minutes since I found myself standing before the congregation as a “community leader” to talk about the headline news from Norway.  And yet, here I find myself once more.  It is a strange place to be as people look to me to try and make sense of the world around them.  The church can sometimes

Prayers For Peace

May 10

H/T Mr Catolick There has been much discussion over the death of Osama Bin Laden.  For many it has opened the issue of war and raised questions about the appropriate Christian response to it.  For many there is a sense of vitriolic fervour surrounding the dispensation of justice to a known terrorist.  For others there is mourning