The trickle up effect is burning our throats and making us choke in protest. Where is the inherited tradition of Christian protest when we need it?
Is protest against the system heating up?
Paul Mason, Channel 4 News’ Economics Editor
Lies advance slowly and hypnotically like a gentle incoming tide on a summer’s beach day, but they wipe all traces of the castles we have built in the sands of our carelessness. The expected avalanche of books on post-truth has arrived. Matthew d’Ancona, Evan Davis,
The Church ought to have much to say that is affirming and encouraging for those who are mentally unwell, but it frequently falls into a trap.
When the wheels fall off the England cricket bandwagon, they frequently do so in ....
The Parent Trap
Today’s parents are tired of being blamed for the ills of society. It’s time they were given a break
The information revolution has made ours the most over-analysed generation in history. There are surveys to reveal anything you want to know about life, which is wonderful – unless of course you’re the parent of a dependent child. Scarcely a month passes without new research to show what a mess parents are making of their most important role in life. In recent times, the Institute for Public Policy Research has shown how our children drink more and are more promiscuous than continental children and most damningly UNICEF has revealed that our children are the unhappiest in Europe.
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A TIME TO LEAVE
Jesus’ leaving of earth could have been a crushing blow to his followers but patient prayer in one place got them ready for a promise. Read More
QUESTION TIME It isn’t that politics and religion are separate spheres. They are two sides of the same coin. And the whole coin belongs to God. Read More
THE FIST SIZED CLOUD
A Christian view of climate change is to weigh up perceived threats but not to be paralysed by them. Prayer and activism should be the cutting edges of our concern. Read More
Word of the week
The need to pray more selectively is like the choices we make over charity. In our giving, we have to act intelligently; stewarding our resources lest we are overwhelmed and ensuring the money goes where we most want it to. Similarly, our prayers need focus to save them from dissipating over a range of issues too broad for us to make a difference. Allowing God to breathe through us as we pray usually guides us to the right places. Taken from
'Not The Ten O'Clock News' in In the News