God, religion and belief

God, religion and belief

  By Peter Mullen In these darkening, backendish days it’s easy to let yourself get down in the dumps. What you need is some amusement, a little entertainment, some fun. And when it’s fun you’re looking for, you can’t beat The Guardian. Recently that blathering leftie rag read only by the chattering classes – sorry, […]

Radical reform programme for the Church

Radical reform programme for the Church

  The Church of England is in the headlines for two rather different reasons. The first, reported by The Guardian, is that the new synod is to table a radical programme of ‘Reform and Renewal’ to make the Church ‘fit for purpose’ in the 21st Century, initiated by Archbishop Welby. There is a ‘demographic time […]

Transforming Work

Transforming Work

    The Work Forum team at The London Institute for Contemporary Christianity answer your questions about faith in the workplace…     Q: The company I work for has a very high turnover rate – how can I build good and godly relationships when our team is constantly changing? James, 27, banking sector   […]

The Church and the refugee crisis

The Church and the refugee crisis

    By Bob Mayo The Refugee Crisis has been brought to our attention by the presence of 4,000 refugees in Calais hoping to come to the UK. There are 19,000,000 people in the world who are currently refugees. There are wars in Syria, Somalia, Afghanistan and Libya, lower level violence in Central America, Nigeria […]

The Gender Agenda: Three Years On

The Gender Agenda: Three Years On

  By Miranda Threlfall-Holmes WATCH Was it really three years ago that General Synod rejected the Women in the Episcopate legislation? The national outpouring of grief, anger and bewilderment that we experienced in November 2012 doesn’t seem that long ago, even though events have moved with (for the Church) incredible speed since then. So it […]