Will we show that we see and hear them?

We’ve had some uncertain and frustrating moments over the past few months on Facebook. We’ve been livestreaming and suddenly our camera view has gone dark. We honestly have not known if have been seen and heard or if we have just been talking to ourselves. It helps when people send comments to say “we canContinue reading “Will we show that we see and hear them?”

Let them eat cake – thoughts on fairness and justice

This week on Afternoon Tea we are exploring questions about fairness and justice. In our first slot of the week, we talked about the difference between equality of outcome and equality of opportunity. I suggested that we might represent this simply by thinking in terms of sharing out a cake (because I like cake). ImagineContinue reading “Let them eat cake – thoughts on fairness and justice”

We are not being discriminated against

There must be some sense of irony that in the week that the death of George Floyd with a policeman’s knee to his neck led to mass protests, a number of prominent Christians wrote proceedings here in the UK about perceived discrimination against the church.[1] Those who are involved believe that the Government should recogniseContinue reading “We are not being discriminated against”

What if Lockdown was the wrong decision? Should we still comply?

I’ve spotted two examples questioning lockdown this week. The first is that some people have been arguing that lockdown was never required in the first place, that the curve was already being flattened before we entered lockdown. The other is specific to the measures concerning churches as the Christian Legal Centre/Christian Concern For our nationContinue reading “What if Lockdown was the wrong decision? Should we still comply?”

Breakfast with Jesus – John 21(The Truth about Cats and Dogs 3)

An incomplete picture –The problem of o…………. s…………… – How ……………………………………………………………….? An invite to come and eat Meals with Jesus Our responsibility …………………… and  ………………… Meals are ……………………………   (cf 1 Corinthians 12) A commission to Go Feed Difficult conversations Restoration includes ………………. This is not an a…………… of g…………..  Future Grace protects us from thinkingContinue reading “Breakfast with Jesus – John 21(The Truth about Cats and Dogs 3)”

Facing cancer and facing Fear

We had the privilege of interview Jeremy Marshall on Afternoon Tea yesterday. Jeremy was a successful banker in the city and CEO of a leading private bank.  The discovery of a cancerous lump changed everything.  Find out how as a believer in Jesus his faith has been deepened and how he has learnt to faceContinue reading “Facing cancer and facing Fear”