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

This 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 … Continue reading

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Who do you care for?

Boris and Gove: We’ll bring in tough Australian points style system to slash arrivals from EU. So says the front page of today’s Daily Mail. It continues: Brexit would pave the way for an immigration revolution to slash numbers arriving … Continue reading

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Pentecost for everyone

Whoever you are, the forces running the world are on your side Parthians, Medes, Elamites… Cappadocia… the parts of Libya belonging to Cyrene… If you have ever stood up in church to do the Bible reading on Pentecost, you will … Continue reading

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Calais, migration and God

How do we respond to the information about the refugees at Calais? About Prime Minister David Cameron’s description of migrants as a ‘ swarm ‘? What feelings does immigration evoke? This post relates the question to the declining influence of … Continue reading

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