Christians Against Poverty (UK) emergency coronavirus appeal

May 1, 2020 by

[…] We cannot take our foot off the pedal right now. The financial impacts of coronavirus are going to be long lasting and, for thousands, this pandemic will be the tipping point into financial crisis. We need to respond now to make sure CAP can be there for them when they call us. Will you give today and bring hope to someone plunged into financial darkness by the coronavirus pandemic? 1 in 5 adults in the UK has less than £100 in savings. 38% of our clients’ debt is priority debts like...

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Who’s got the answers?

Apr 21, 2020 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: Everyone’s discussing it. Whether we’re at home with the family or in an online work forum, having to weigh up facts and make decisions or just reacting to information and decisions from others, we all have one problem on our minds. From the leaders to the ordinary people we will all approach the problem depending on various factors: our academic and professional specialisation (if we have any); our philosophical worldview; our personal experience. And...

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Finding hope in a Covid-19 world

Apr 20, 2020 by

New website lookforhope.org features a number of short blogs and videos addressing different aspects of life in the current crisis, to help those with faith in Christ and those without faith yet, but looking for hope. Blog titles include: When longing for victory over Covid-19 When I fear the shadows of death When I’m feeling the pain of isolation When I’m wondering what life is worth When I’m struggling with the kids...

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The Jesus Way: Learning to live the Christian life

Apr 18, 2020 by

Course designed by Dr Peter Walker enables participants to explore the basics of the Christian faith: The Jesus Way is for anyone who wants to follow Jesus but is not sure, or would like to be reminded of, the way. Based on two key chapters in the New Testament (Luke 24 and Acts 2) Dr Peter Walker will unpack the six important things that the Risen Jesus wanted his followers to focus on and then show you how his apostles passed these on in the days of the early church. So it’s an opportunity...

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Resources updated regularly

Apr 15, 2020 by

For Anglican Mainstream readers: the boxes above contain a number of articles and videos, and the collections are updated regularly. Click the box to access the resources for each theme.

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Easter: conflict, judgement and hope

Apr 6, 2020 by

by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: It’s not about the donkey. One of the most memorable – and unhelpful – sermons I ever heard on Palm Sunday was a six minute offering by a Bishop,  focussing on the donkey. A humble, hard working animal, a beast of burden, unspectacular, unshowy. Jesus chose this as his mount rather than a white charger. By doing so he showed that although he was the Son of David and the rightful ruler of Israel, he came in peace, not to challenge Roman rule. In...

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