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Is it the Church’s job to be the nation’s paramedic? – by Andy Flannagan

All over the UK the Church is doing an incredible job. We are running food banks…mentoring teenagers at risk…counselling those in debt… befriending the elderly…sheltering the homeless…running parent-toddler groups… homework clubs…music and arts workshops…healing on the streets…sports camps… working with prisoners…community … Continue reading

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The Summit of faith, social action and politics – by Andy Flannagan

Regular readers of R&R may already know about the re-launch of Christians on the Left.  I wanted to grab a few moments of your time to tell you about a great event we are hosting for everyone interested in faith, … Continue reading

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Foodbank politics: faith, community action and social justice

The Labour government of the late 1970s will always be associated with economic failure, public sector strikes and the ‘winter of discontent’ when (as legend has it) the rubbish went uncollected and the dead unburied. When we see documentaries about the … Continue reading

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‘They came expecting fireworks’: the launch of Christians on the Left

Christians on the Left, the new name for the Christian Socialist Movement, was formally launched in a packed room at the Houses of Parliament on November 5th. It was quite a night to be in that famous old building.  Drawing … Continue reading

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Now is the time for Christians on the Left

Next week, the Christian Socialist Movement will officially launch its new name: Christians on the Left. I was strongly in favour of a name-change -you can read my reasons in a previous R&R post. I think the launch of Christians … Continue reading

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