Tag: world

Was Jesus a socialist?

Some christians are accusing others of being socialists, as if that’s bad. But is it? Are Jesus’ teachings socialist?

Prayer, mental health, God, church …. and Covid-19

In these troubled times, people’s mental health is under stress, but there are things we can all do, and churches can do, to help.

Will Covid-19 change the church?

A recent report offers hope that churches may make some helpful changes that will improve how they serve the world.

Save a life without leaving home

Monthly challenge May challenge: 4 men facing death sentence Amnesty International reports: We can help them

The church after Covid?

The world will change after the coronavirus pandemic. But will the church change? Should it?

Help end child labour in the chocolate industry

Child labour and underpaid farmers are common in the chocolate industry. Chocolate companies promise to do better, so let’s encourage them to do so!

They said what !!???

These words from christian and political leaders speak for themselves.

How did we get here from there?

Last post I talked about how we seem to be living in a toxic world these days. Events in the two or three weeks since then have underlined this conclusion.

Living in a toxic world

Do you ever think that life used to feel so simple, but not now? That somehow things are more complex, insane and toxic than they used to be? Do you ever feel a little overwhelmed by it all? Perhaps it’s a product of getting older, but I don’t think that’s all it is.

Amid the gloom, much good news

Monthly challenge In 2015 all countries in the United Nations agreed to the Sustainable Development Goals, 17 goals which, if diligently pursued by all nations, would greatly improve peace and prosperity around the world. We are almost a third of the way through that time period. So how is the world going? Well, we all […]