A couple of weeks ago I was in a conversation with a BBC producer discussing faith schools and their admissions policies. We talked about the possibility of my appearance on BBC1’s Sunday Morning Live to debate the subject. In the end it didn’t… Read More ›
Yesterday I blogged about Oxfam’s ‘Perfect Storm’ poster on poverty in the UK that has led to them being accused of party political bias. In response Laura Taylor, Head of Advocacy at Christian Aid has written this guest post giving her take… Read More ›
Just for a moment, do your best to imagine this scenario: You’ve been brought up as a Christian in a Christian home and have accepted this faith as your own. This is not a nominal faith; you have chosen to… Read More ›
Today’s guest post is by the Rev. Joel Edwards on behalf of the EXPOSED Campaign. Joel is the International Director for Micah Challenge, a global Christian response to extreme poverty. Prior to his role within Micah Challenge, he was General… Read More ›
Today’s guest writer is Terry Tennens who has served as founding Executive Director of International Justice Mission (IJM) UK since 2006. IJM is a Christian organisation with branches around the globe that secures justice around the for victims of slavery, sexual exploitation… Read More ›
On International Human Rights Day, as the world mourned a great champion of freedom, justice and reconciliation, Open Doors, an international charity supporting persecuted Christians worldwide, spoke up for Christians in Syria, presenting a petition signed by 309,195 people from… Read More ›
36% of children don’t know whose birthday is celebrated at Christmas-time for an advertising campaign?
I’m not really in the mood for Christmas yet, but thanks to ChurchAds.net launching their new Christmas advertising campaign this week I’ve ended up thinking about it a bit too much over the last couple of days. Their Christmas starts… Read More ›
To describe Jim Wallis as an interesting person would be a big understatement. Wallis is one of the most influential people on the international political circuit and especially in the United States. Wallis is an evangelical Christian and political activist,… Read More ›
It’s the Big IF London today. I’ll be there and will be reporting back afterwards. In the meantime please watch this wonderful video from 24-7 Prayer and World Vision and then think about what you can do to respond.
Today’s press release from Christian Aid highlights the need for governments to coordinate their actions when it comes to tax avoidance. There’s been plenty of talk over the last few months about the way companies such as Starbucks and Amazon are resisting… Read More ›
This nifty little video from Enough Food For Everyone IF has been released today asking whether eradicating extreme hunger around the world is really such an impossible task. After all, the fact is that the world does produce enough food for everyone. If… Read More ›
Time for a quick review of the new app from Tearfund released this week. Nudge is the sort of thing that I’ve been hoping we’d see for a while now. Tearfund like other NGOs takes lobbying and campaigning seriously, but… Read More ›
Fairtrade Fortnight 2013 (25 Feb – 10 Mar) has now begun! This year we’re being asked to sign Fairtrade’s petition to tell David Cameron to champion a better deal for the world’s smallholder farmers when the UK hosts the G8 summit… Read More ›