Now that schism within the CofE looks inevitable, it's important to do it properly so that every major 'faction' can flourish on its own terms.

These are the six groups which are naturally emerging, and this my dream of how they might flourish...

This is a sermon on a passage from John’s Gospel, 14:1-14. It’s the lectionary reading for this coming Sunday and I’m posting it in advance in case any other preacher wants to pinch bits.

In Christian circles this passage is often quoted, for a variety of conflicting reasons.

This post is part of a series summarising some of the arguments in my new book Why Progressives Need God.

Here I focus on how we treat food and how we could do it better.

According to St. John’s account of Christ’s Passion, it was expedient that one man should die for the people and that the whole nation not perish.

Whether in the Church or in society, expediency, strategy, power games in which ‘the people’ are either duped with impossible promises or blatantly used for political leverage and then discarded, point to the fact that the message is the same: ‘It is expedient’.

This post is part of a series summarising some of the arguments in my new book Why Progressives Need God.

Here I address the greatest threat we face, destruction of the environment.