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At the moment the Church of England is being investigated by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. Initially the focus is into the safeguarding of children in Chichester diocese. This will be followed by a focus on the handling of … Continue reading
Land of the Nile, pyramids, the Valley of the Kings, a centre of early Christianity; Egypt well deserves its status as ‘a cradle of civilisation’. But its glories do not all lie in its past. Its fast growing, population of … Continue reading
Last month I was fortunate enough to be part of a group undertaking an Ignatian Pilgrimage of Rome. Before joining them, however, I had decided to spend a couple of days by myself in Assisi. ‘Francis effect’ I have been … Continue reading
This weekend I spent at a conference in Westminster run by the British incarnation of the worldwide group Movement Day. Movement Day UK describes itself as a unity movement with “a passion to see our places transformed in every area of culture; transformation being characterised by … Continue reading
“Mission begins with a kind of explosion of joy. The news that the rejected and crucified Jesus is alive is something that cannot possibly be suppressed. It must be told. Who could be silent about such a fact? The mission … Continue reading
Matt Bird recently wrote an article titled Be for the poor, but not against the rich. According to Matt, God’s material riches of Solomon is evidence that ‘God is not opposed to wealth or the disparity of wealth’. He chastises a … Continue reading
This post is taken from a talk given by Danny Kuhrt, aged 13, at a youth-led service at Streatham Baptist Church in March 2017. Danny spoke on the first half of the prayer (Matthew 6:9-11). ………………………………………………………….. Firstly, I would like to … Continue reading
A few years ago, I was on the south bank in London, near Waterloo station, and I got talking with a homeless man called Richard. He had approached me asking for money. He was in a bad state. He showed … Continue reading
Another week has passed with painful and damaging arguments within the Church of England. The Church’s governing body, the General Synod, voted against ‘taking note’ of the Bishop’s recent report on sexuality. The report followed three years of ‘shared conversations’ … Continue reading