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How to really make Britain great again.

the whole question of where Britain ranks in the world economy has absolutely NOTHING to do with whether Britain is great. What matters is whether Britain is becoming more human. Continue reading

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“Back in the day …” But why not now?

There was a time when it was wrong to tell a lie. There was a time when we were taught that “if you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” There was a time when we were taught … Continue reading

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God is fair, the economy isn’t, we can do our bit.

Mankind has established a system that breeds injustice. Wealth sucks money from the poor. Those with money enjoy luxury whilst those without struggle to survive. God is not like that. He is just and fair. The Apostle Peter writes, “This … Continue reading

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Inequality between the richest and the poorest is man-made

Inequality between the richest and the poorest is a man-made thing. Men have put it in place. Men defend it. Men can dismantle it. A young person on a modern-day apprenticeship (learning skills that will make a day-to-day difference in … Continue reading

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How YOU can help achieve affordable rent

Rents are too high. A single person over the age of 21 on minimum wage of £6.50 an hour will earn around £1000 a month, less deductions. Even with the lowest rent prices, half of that will go on rent … Continue reading

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Work and Pay

I think the world has become confused about work. Instead of thinking that work is something to be endured to bring in the money we need to live, or a means of making us rich we should think of our … Continue reading

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A robust intellectual basis for Christianity is not enough.

I like to understand why things are like they are. As a child I was taught that science provides the answers that I needed. When in later life I became a Christian I thought that there was a conflict between … Continue reading

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“Je suis Nigerian”

They may not be white Europeans, and they may have done nothing to provoke the attack, but is it any less horrific?  Can the world do nothing to help?  Let us at least show that we care:  #jesuisnigerian http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/nigerias-forgotten-massacre-2000-slaughtered-by-boko-haram-but-the-west-is-failing-to-help-9970355.html http://www.vox.com/2015/1/10/7525199/nigeria-boko-haram-attackContinue reading

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War, religion, God, and why I write

I remember a discussion soon after I became a Christian where I was asked “so what about all the other religions?”  My reply was that they were simply mistaken.  I think the remark was taken to be rather arrogant. I … Continue reading

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Time to ditch Jack Sparrow’s moral compass?

I read a headline this morning that the UK government is paying strip clubs and lap dancing bars thousands of pounds to employ young people.  http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news/uk_news/National/article1376579.ece What sort of moral compass are they travelling by.  It is Jack Sparrow’s compass: … Continue reading

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