I hadn’t heard of Dodgy since their one hit (did they have more?) Good Enough. It would seem a timely reminder of the real poverty that some experience here in the UK. You only have to scroll two posts on this blog to find the last time I pointed out the injustice of the gap
There is something wonderful about the way George Guiver CR embodies his vocation as a monk in a way that enables him to speak so freely about the nature of The Church TM. I’m currently reading his new book Vision upon Vision: Processes of Change and Renewal in Christian Worship. I was so struck by
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
In a week that has seen the internet in the UK explode with a wave of racial tension, I came across this cartoon on my desktop. This is at the heart of the good news of Jesus Christ.
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
I spotted this guy outside Covent Garden begging/busking. He’s found a traffic cone and he is playing all of the Christmas Classics on it. He was very good. Of course this photo doesn’t exist because we don’t have any poor people in the UK.
“Lord, when was it that we saw you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and did not take care of you?” That is just a little excerpt from next Sunday’s reading, a taster if you will. How often do we look for examples of justice and mercy to illustrate the
OK, perhaps not that Christmas Advert… Over the last two years society has increasingly looked at the state of the nation’s finances on both a macro and a micro level. We are starting to see a relationship between the prosperity of the country and the way in which people treat the money in their pockets.
The church is in a process of focussing its attention more closely on issues of wealth and poverty. People are standing on the steps of the Cathedral and asking the question “what would Jesus do”. This is the new song from Chickenfoot’s second album. Sammy Hagar reads three and a half letters that were sent to his