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Fascism, Neo-Nazism & the Church

This blogpost isn’t about the referendum whether the UK shout remain or exit the European Union. While it is a story that is worth exploring, this post is about the attitudes and behaviour that is becoming more and more prevalent in our communities in the UK especially in light of the referendum.

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The Rent Trap

There are more than 11 million people who rent privately from their landlord in the UK. It has recently been estimated that private renters spend 50% of their earnings on paying rent. In London, that figure rises to  a staggering 75% of wages spent on rent. Deregulation, revenge evictions, parliamentary corruption and day-to-day instability are […]

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Inhabit Conference Birmingham

I had the immense privilege to share my story of what God is doing in my neck of the woods in East London at the Inhabit conference in Birmingham this past weekend. The goal of the Inhabit gathering is to bring like-minded practioners together to share stories of what God is doing in the local […]

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Alternatives to Foodbanks

Over the last few years we have seen the rise of foodbanks and the increase of people using them. Some of this is due to cuts by the current UK government, other reasons includes the economy not doing well in recent years with people losing jobs, etc as well as the cost of living going […]

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Miracles & Cosumerism

Susan Hope, a British missiologist asks a rather probing question in her book, Mission-Shaped Spirituality: The Transforming Power of Mission, Is it just co-incidence that sees lightheartedness about ownership of goods as a context for healing and effective evangelism in the stories of the Early Church? “No good asking me for silver and gold- haven’t […]

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