I want to pick up on a brilliant question that was raised by one of our church family on the Zoom discussion last Sunday. We had listened to James preach on Matthew 7:1-6 and then one of the members asked “is it possible for these verses to talk about a whole community, church or institution?”… Continue reading When a community has a blind spot
One of the main objections to asylum seekers coming to the UK is that they will have often had to pass through several other countries to get here. Surely, they should claim asylum in the first “safe” country they come to. I think that this misunderstands how fleeing for safety and shelter works. Imagine that… Continue reading Why would asylum seekers want … or need to come here?
This week, the Guardian reported on an attempt to deport a young girl at risk of experiencing FGM. Now, if the child’s mother or father were attempting to take her out of the country to face this horrific abuse, then the courts and the Government would rightly be doing everything in their power to stop… Continue reading Don’t forget about asylum seekers