Tags: Big Society
Posted: Tue, 06 Jan 2015 by Alistair McBay
There are many ways to do good, including campaigning for human rights and equality over discrimination and prejudice, but charitable work is not a bargaining chip for special privileges, argues Alistair McBay.
Recently some Christian leaders in Scotland angered... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 20 Apr 2014 by Elizabeth O'Casey
Following David Cameron's call in recent statements for British Christians to be more evangelical, Elizabeth O'Casey questions the appropriateness of his comments and reiterates the need for a secular state.
Hearing David Cameron's recent collection of 'Easter... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 by Terry Sanderson
Posted: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 by Terry Sanderson
Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2013 by Terry Sanderson
By Terry Sanderson
Justin Welby, the new Archbishop of Canterbury is a self-confessed "evangelical". We can, therefore, of course, expect a lot more evangelising from him than from his predecessor, who seemed more interested in abstruse theological meandering... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 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.
While sitting... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Nov 2012 by Terry Sanderson
Faith based welfare looms as local authorities ask 'Big Society' to deliver crisis aid to the vulnerable
Posted: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 by Admin
Posted: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 by Stephen Evans
Posted: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 by Terry Sanderson
The Prime Minister, David Cameron, gave an Easter reception for Christian leaders at Downing Street this week at which he delivered an unctuous speech of such disingenuousness and hypocrisy that it almost takes the breath away.
He starts by saying he welcomes... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Jan 2012 by Terry Sanderson
The signs have been there for some considerable time – religion around the world is reviving, and it is not the benign, let's-be-good-to-each-other kind of religion that the propagandists would have us believe.
It is the old-time, ambitious, politicised,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 by Terry Sanderson
The Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) is increasingly "partnering" with churches up and down the country as it seeks to cut costs and to reach more isolated communities.