Why Christians should vote for a different government. 10) We

Children surrounding the worldThis post is part of a series summarising some of the arguments in my new book Why Progressives Need God.

This post is about how we identify ourselves and who we exclude.

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Why Christians should vote for a different government. 9) Homes

Alan KurdiThis post is part of a series summarising some of the arguments in my new book Why Progressives Need God.

Everybody needs somewhere to live. Nobody wants to be a refugee, travelling from country to country looking for somewhere to settle down.

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Why Christians should vote for a different government. 8) energy

Electric plugThis post is part of a series summarising some of the arguments in my new book Why Progressives Need God.

One of the big issues that will face the new government on 9th June is how to maintain the electricity supply.

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Why Christians should vote for a different government. 7) work

Man with helmetThis post is part of a series summarising some of the arguments in my new book Why Progressives Need God.

Why do we have to do so much work? Why do so many people suffer stress through long hours, while others are unemployed?

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Why Christians should vote for a different government. 6) Wealth

MoneyThis post is part of a series summarising some of the arguments in my new book Why Progressives Need God.

Here I focus on wealth.

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Is Jesus the way?

This is a sermon on a passage from John’s Gospel, 14:1-14. It’s the lectionary reading for this coming Sunday and I’m posting it in advance in case any other preacher wants to pinch bits.

In Christian circles this passage is often quoted, for a variety of conflicting reasons.

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Why Christians should vote for a different government. 5) Food

BreadThis post is part of a series summarising some of the arguments in my new book Why Progressives Need God.

Here I focus on how we treat food and how we could do it better.

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Why Christians should vote for a different government. 4) Earth

Ballot Box with the worldThis post is part of a series summarising some of the arguments in my new book Why Progressives Need God.

Here I address the greatest threat we face, destruction of the environment.

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Why Christians should vote for a different government. 3) God

Ballot box with Blake's Ancient of DaysThis post is part of the series introduced here, summarising some of the arguments in my new book Why Progressives Need God.

Here I argue that we need change because of what Christians believe about God.

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Why Christians should vote for a different government: 2) Jesus

Ballot box with picture of JesusThis post is part of the series introduced here, summarising some of the arguments in my new book Why Progressives Need God.

The series presupposes that people who call themselves Christians ought at least to think Christ was broadly right in what he taught and believed. This post draws on up to date research about Jesus and how his views compare with the values of governments today.

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