Tag Archives: justice

Making decisions as a community

Often we have to make decisions as a community; a family, a nation, a team.  How do we go about it?  Usually we will simply ask “what do you think we should do?”  And then we will argue against the … Continue reading

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One good thing about the Tory manifesto

The one good thing that I have discovered from the Tory manifesto is an increased empathy with the writers of the psalms.  They clearly had their own Tory party in power.  Psalm 10 reads: “Why, Lord, do you stand far … Continue reading

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The truth behind the Tory propaganda

I am not a politician.  I don’t know how to manipulate people to vote for me.  But I do know injustice when I see it, and I do know lies and deceit when I see it, and I have learnt … Continue reading

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Why we need more council houses

The chart below shows the income distribution in the UK (latest figures available from government statistics) and the corresponding amount that you can borrow if you have a 10% deposit (using the Halifax building society mortgage calculator). Two thirds of … Continue reading

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How can Theresa May call herself a Christian?

“If someone had enough money to live well and sees a brother in need but shows no compassion – how can God’s love be in that person?” 1 John 3:17 The Conservative party have overseen the rise in homelessness and … Continue reading

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How to approach the General Election campaign.

“Stop telling lies. Let us tell our neighbours the truth for we are all part of the same body.” “Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words and slander, as well as all types of evil behaviour. Instead, be … 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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Time to come alive!

As you walk round this weekend, look at the faces of those you pass.  Look perhaps at the men pushing the trolleys in Aldi, Asda or Sainsbury’s.  How many of them are lifeless, pursuing the daily trudge?  Then look in … Continue reading

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An argument for, and definition of God.

I have started reading Anselm; interesting stuff. Not sure I’ve really got my head round it yet, but nevertheless let me try to paraphrase my understanding of his argument so far in a modern context: We are all aware that … Continue reading

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