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Honour where it’s due: Neil Jameson, Citizens UK and the difference between profile and genuine influence

I am not a big fan of the Honours system which awards Knighthoods, CBEs, OBEs and MBEs every year. Again this year there has been controversy over political bias in the awards as the director of the Conservative election campaign, … Continue reading

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A step for social justice and equality that EVERYONE could take

This week a Church of England report was published called ‘Talking Jesus’. One finding of this report, highlighted by The Guardian, is that when Christians talk to others about Jesus, it is more likely to turn them off than attract them. So how can Christians … Continue reading

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The boy on the beach: when the political becomes personal 

1972, a Vietnamese girl, Kim Phúc, burnt by napalm, flees naked and crying from her bombed village. 1989, a solitary pro-democracy protester resolutely stands in front of a line of tanks in Tiannamen Square and blocks their path. Both were just ordinary … Continue reading

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Refugee Crisis: a call to action

Please watch this video by made by Krish Kandiah of Home for Good: Prayer Vigil – this Tuesday 8th September at 7pm, central London Details and links from for the call to action outlined in the video: 1. Pray – 24/7 has … Continue reading

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