Resisting Tyranny – Two case studies

In response to my articles on obeying Government and civil disobedience, I saw this comment on twitter. So, I thought it might be worth working through the two case studies.  First of all Daniel.  I want you to notice a few things about Daniel’s account because it is in fact important to our thinking. FirstContinue reading “Resisting Tyranny – Two case studies”

COVID-19 update: What is the present reality and should Christians break unreasonable laws?

COVID-19 cases are on the increase again around the world and here in the UK. At the end of last week, new restrictions were introduced for the whole of England limiting the number of people who could socialised together to 6. Similar rules with some variations were introduced in Scotland.  Meanwhile, from tomorrow we willContinue reading “COVID-19 update: What is the present reality and should Christians break unreasonable laws?”

Protest

Here’s our #AfternoonTea discussion on protests. Key points include There is a long tradition of marching and demonstrating as a means of making our voices heard. There are democratic freedoms allowing us to do this and benefits include that it gives a sense of action and participation beyond simply marking a cross at the ballotContinue reading “Protest”