Reimagining social welfare: Lessons from Geneva’s transformation

Jan 11, 2018 by

by Jonathan Tame and Luke Tame, Jubilee Centre: Administer true justice; show mercy and compassion to one another. Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the foreigner or the poor. Do not plot evil against each other.   Zechariah 7:9–10  For consider too the conditions on which God places...

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The Society: Church of the Poor

Nov 19, 2017 by

from Forward in Faith: 420 parishes are under the oversight of a member of the Council of Bishops of The Society having passed a resolution under the House of Bishops’ Declaration, the Forward in Faith National Assembly heard when it met at the Church of St Alban the Martyr, Holborn, on Saturday...

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The Research Proves The No. 1 Social Justice Imperative Is Marriage

Nov 5, 2017 by

by Glenn T Stanton, The Federalist: For the last 20 years, marital status has increasingly become the central factor in whether our neighbors rise above, remain, or descend into poverty. The research is astounding. A foundational value in our nation is the opportunity for all its citizens to be...

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A Dangerous Church? The Elephant in the Balliol College Freshers Fair

Oct 14, 2017 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: I return from a lovely break in Croatia to discover yet another one of those ‘snowflake/University bans Christians’ stories. But this is one with a difference. It involves one of the world’s top Universities, Oxford. The problem with Balliol College’s now retracted...

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Is Philip North right about the Church and the poor?

Aug 8, 2017 by

by Ian Paul, Psephizo: Tiffer Robinson writes: I was at a conference recently with some truly inspirational lay people who had only recently come to faith, and who were really full of ideas and energy. At one point I responded to a suggestion with the words “Well what you’d need to take into...

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There’s a future for the Church if Evangelicals put the poor first, Bishop North tells New Wine

Aug 7, 2017 by

by Madeleine Davies, Church Times: FOCUSED primarily on the needs of the wealthy, the Church of England is “complicit in the abandonment of the poor” and models the social inequality that it so often condemns, the Bishop of Burnley, the Rt Revd Philip North, told an Evangelical gathering last...

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