October 2, 2021

Who creates wealth? Nature?

This is the second in a series of posts on wealth. Critics are increasingly challenging our dominant assumptions – not only because we are making more […]
September 28, 2021

Martyn Percy: “Nuts and Bolts” (III): Reflecting on the Governance Review Group Report

It is rare to write a follow-up article in the wake of comments made on social media.  However, I have made an exception to this rule.  […]
September 22, 2021

Martyn Percy: “Nuts and Bolts” (II): Reflecting on the Governance Review Group Report

Nuts and bolts have a history.  Something very like these were used in the hanging Gardens of Babylon, apparently.  Jacques Besson, a French inventor, created the […]
September 22, 2021

Martyn Percy: “Nuts and Bolts” (I): Reflecting on the Governance Review Group Report

Perhaps, like me, you have dipped into the Governance Review Group Report with a cocktail of emotions – wariness, Deja-vu, impending sense of gloom tipping into […]
September 18, 2021

Who creates wealth? God?

When, around the year 200, Clement of Alexandria wrote Which Rich People Can Be Saved?, most Christians thought they couldn’t. When Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson […]
September 16, 2021

Lorraine Cavanagh: The Trouble With God

Seldom do the readings set for any one Sunday match the mood of the moment, still less the mood of the person preaching. Take harvest, for […]
September 2, 2021

Extinction Rebellion and the disruption of normality

We are just over halfway through a series of protests by Extinction Rebellion, focused on London and planned to last for two weeks. In successive days […]
August 18, 2021

General Synod Elections 2021 – update from our partners at Inclusive Church

We are very close to the General Synod elections, which will set the agenda in the Church of England for the next five years.  We need […]
August 18, 2021

The environment, the Bible and changing paradigms

For over 50 years scientists have been warning us that we need to change our ways. The agreements made at the Paris Conference (COP 21, in […]

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