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‘Dethroning Mammon: making money serve grace’ by Justin Welby – a review by Gordon Kuhrt

Mammon is money or possessions when they are enthroned. The author says there is nothing wrong with money in itself, but when it exercises supreme power (is enthroned) it becomes mammon: evil, destructive and dangerous. A Foreword commending the book … Continue reading

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This could Welby ‘the best decision anyone can ever make’

Last week I went to a lecture given by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, at Lambeth Palace.  Since becoming the C of E’s top man, Welby has caught the public’s imagination and headlines through his attacks on pay day … Continue reading

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Low pay or Living Wage: does the Church practice what it preaches?

Some Christians might be delighted that today’s front page headline in Britain’s most popular newspaper is a direct quote from Paul’s Letter to the Romans.  But the article titled ‘Wages of Sin’ highlights the Church of England’s inconsistency in simultaneously … Continue reading

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A Facebook Fast: an advent of virtual liberation

Last Lent I took a break from facebook, twitter and blogging.  It did me good.  I like to think that I am not addicted to social media but there is no doubt that checking updates, posting comments and engaging in … Continue reading

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Power, corruption and lies

This week has seen two public institutions facing serious accusations of corruption. Firstly there were the claims by former undercover Police Officer Peter Francis that he was ordered to dig up ‘dirt’ on the family of the murdered teenager Stephen … Continue reading

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Why the Church of England must say YES 2 Women Bishops – by Stephen Kuhrt

These are exciting times for the Church of England. The appointment of Justin Welby to be the next Archbishop of Canterbury has been met with considerable enthusiasm across the Church.  There is a desire to reflect his optimistic vision for … Continue reading

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