Are you fascinated or terrified? Maranatha, Come Lord Jesus.
Matt Damon reads from Howard Zinn’s speech, “The problem is civil obedience”.
A society which allows large numbers of its citizens to live in poverty is unlikely to be sustainable. We have seen, since the 1980s, how whole communities hit by economic contraction can sink into a kind of collective depression from which some, especially young men, seek to emerge through violence, gangs and other destructive (and
Once more all decent folk found themselves under attack from the ever hungry and multiheaded mythological beast. Fortunately Lord Freud was able to defend us all once more from the onslaught of the “undeserving poor”. The daemonisation of the poor is a well documented phenomenon and a tool that is being used to drive ideological
Of course Christianity is not political so we’re not allowed to make a stand against oppression.
Earlier this year our Parochial Church Council decided to back the IF Campaign. Members of the congregation brought it to the wider church because they believed it is something we should be doing to make our voices heard. This is something people at Holy Nativity care about passionately . As a community we read the
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
The General Election has been announced and Christians have started to debate the pros and cons of various political views. My view is this – get to know the character of God and then vote for who you think represents that closest. Here is the video that Spring Harvest managed to organise in the past
It would seem that we are in the run up to a general election here in the UK. Not officially – but everyone is acting like it anyway. So here are my thoughts on the subject as a Christian. a) Make sure you use your vote. Don’t sit this one out! b) Pray about it.
I have just watched this video. As a Christian I don’t see how I could justify not showing my support for this. Social justice is right up there in Jesus list of priorities – so I must make it one of mine! http://robinhoodtax.org.uk/