Don't Box Me In

Men in Boxes

I am a Christian and a member of the Labour Party. They are both descriptions I often wish were enough; I never signed up for being boxed into narrow camps within bigger institutions whose values I love.

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The Housing Crisis - WWJD?

Housing CrisisThe clock struck midnight. On the television the fireworks over the Thames hailed the beginning of the New Year. I felt a strange sense of relief. 2015 had held many unanswered questions for our family. I was ready to welcome a more settled 2016.

Little did I know that only 3 weeks later the rented house our family had called home for 4 years would be sold and we would soon have nowhere to live.

 

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Young People and Politics

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The political climate has changed significantly in the past 4 weeks, affecting not least the youth of our country. Which leads us to ask - why are young people so disillusioned with Westminster, and how do we get more young people involved in politics?

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Working for the Common Good Post-Referendum

After the EU referendum, British politics is going to change dramatically. But how do we make sure that Brexit works out for all in the end? 

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A Week Today

A week today, on July 1st, when all the furore has ebbed away and the markets have bottomed out, our nation will awake to the sounds of bugles and church bells as we commemorate 100 years from the start of the Battle of The Somme. 

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Reactions to the EU Referendum

Some excellent, recent articles by our members from the Christian Today website on the EU Referendum.

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Did we disagree well?

I wore my "I'm in" T-shirt on my commute into London this morning. Not out of stubbornness. Not out of protest. Not even for the lols (although it did raise a few wry smiles). I wore it because opinions don't change overnight, and what we need now is to continue to #disagreewell. As one commuter commented: "We've still got to live together, eh?"

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Christian politicians unite to change tone of public debate

Christians in Politics and Christians in Parliament are releasing a joint statement of unity today, signed by Christian Politicians from across the political spectrum. 

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Bob Holman: A Christian Socialist Saint

Bob-Holman-008.jpgIt was sad but not unexpected to hear of the death last week of Bob Holman, lifelong Christian Socialist, and a powerful inspiration to us all.

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Standing in the Rain

Market HallThere was once an indoor city market, full of different traders. Some of the stalls were wildly successful, others less so. The market was run by a committee: each stall got one vote, however much they earned.

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