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Faith-based welfare – the push goes on

Faith-based welfare – the push goes on

Posted: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 15:07 by Terry Sanderson

David Cameron's big society initiative could result in religion taking control of welfare provision, just as it did in Victorian times. Terry Sanderson warns against this and explains why the role of 'faith communities' should be limited and modest.

The Church of England should act now if it wants to save its hospital chaplaincy service

The Church of England should act now if it wants to save its hospital chaplaincy service

Posted: Tue, 06 Nov 2012 13:31 by Terry Sanderson

Terry Sanderson calls on the Church to relieve the struggling NHS of the financial burden of chaplaincy services, and for them to set up chaplaincy trusts to provide the necessary funding.

Enticing children to evangelism with toys: Samaritan’s Purse shoebox scheme.

Enticing children to evangelism with toys: Samaritan’s Purse shoebox scheme.

Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 11:12 by Rebecca Sharkey

Rebecca Sharkey argues that a popular shoebox gift scheme run by evangelicals highlights the dangers of mixing humanitarian work with the promotion of a religious agenda.