April 14, 2021
Symbols of war, poverty and environmental destruction against a picture of the world

Page 1 of the Bible on what matters

Some issues just don’t go away. The biggest concerns facing the world today are modern versions of old ones. This post argues that the first chapter […]
April 7, 2021
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How Covid-19 may have Changed the Church Forever!

COVID-19 has changed the Church forever!  Historians and commentators often preface their remarks with a statement along these lines and often it is very much a […]
April 1, 2021
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Is the Resurrection a fairy story?

Easter: the most important Christian festival, or the most absurd? Did Jesus really rise from the dead? Physically, as Luke and John tell us, or did […]
March 26, 2021

Helen Burnett: Christian Climate Action…. In Court

Rev’d Helen Burnett is a member of the Council of Modern Church and has written the following, which details her ongoing work with XR. There has […]
March 24, 2021
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Can we justify our values?

We all have values. Some things matter to us. We have views about right and wrong. But how do we make sense of our values? Are […]
March 23, 2021
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Revd Canon Dr Emma Percy: Queer Eye for a Fearful Church

During the long months of lockdown due to the Covid 19 pandemic I was encouraged by my sons to watch Queer Eye on Netflix. I became […]
March 10, 2021
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Jesus and worry

As I look back on my life I realise how many times I have worried unnecessarily. If only I had trusted God completely, I would have […]
February 24, 2021
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Living in Disapproval and Dogma

Religious discourse contains a persistent tension: between commitment to inherited beliefs and the search for truth. This post compares two debates, a current one and one […]
February 17, 2021
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Anthony Woollard: Does it Matter if the Church Dies?

In recent weeks we have seen much in the ecclesiastical and secular Press about the parlous state of the Church of England, in terms of both […]