Category Archives: Social justice and politics

When I lived the Downton dream

I’d had the best kind of evening; low-key, but the sort that makes me sigh with contentment. Good friends, relaxed cooking, wine flowing, music playing, laughing and planning and dreaming. Reluctant to leave, but knowing I’d regret a late night … Continue reading

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When I found the Calais migrants in my Bible.

© Copyright hakzelf and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence. I’m not really one for preaching on topical subjects. I can’t – it was drilled into me at a young age that to do so, to pick an ‘issue’ and then find a … Continue reading

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That time I was really wrong about evangelicals.

The sunny Sussex setting for my being proved wrong. I was totally wrong. I’d imagined that everyone would be the same – around 30 years old, white, male, dressed in a suit, public school accent, full of political jargon. This … Continue reading

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3 reasons Christians shouldn’t be in politics.

In the months leading up to the General Election in May, there was a lot of buzz among Christians about getting involved in politics. We invited speakers to our church services and gathered at events like the Faith in Politics … Continue reading

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To the man who followed me off the tube.

I’ve got no idea what you wanted from me. How did you really think that episode was going to go? Boy meets girl by following her off a tube late at night is not exactly the classic romantic tale. Did … Continue reading

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Table for one, please.

As I write this, I’m eating alone. My laptop, oversized bowl of carbonara and large glass of white wine jostling for space on the round table I requested to move to so that I could spread out. I’ve never really … Continue reading

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No, Prime Minister: on David Cameron’s Easter message

David Cameron has written an ‘Easter message’ for Christians, through Premier Christianity. Bad move, Dave. Very bad move.  For a start, he’s called it an ‘Easter message’ when it’s actually just the same old defence of his government’s policies on … Continue reading

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