Blogs

  • 17 Aug 2010

    Last week I heard in the news that breast cancer death rates are down nearly 30 per cent since 1980, and although I of course think good thoughts about figures like these and the new wonder drugs and breaks-through we have from time to time, my happiness is tinged with very personal sadness.

  • 17 Aug 2010

    A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's areas of concern, produced daily by George Fitzherbert-Brockholes, and including The Daily Telegraph, Independent, G

  • 16 Aug 2010

    “Money pads the edges of things”. EM Forster puts these words in the mouth of the wealthy Margaret Schlegel in Howards End.

  • 16 Aug 2010

    A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's areas of concern, produced daily by George Fitzherbert-Brockholes, and including The Daily Telegraph, Independent, G

  • 15 Aug 2010

    For centuries, the tendency of Christian churches to uphold the political and economic order has been threatened by the socially radical nature of Jesus' teachings and much of the Bible. Nothing makes this more obvious than the Magnificat.

  • 13 Aug 2010

    In the wake of the economic crisis, we've all been encouraged to be more realistic about debt. It's a message that will be of little use to those who are forced into the hands of loan sharks by desperation, poverty and the refusal of banks to give them credit. And for all the government's words about financial responsibility, they're letting the loan sharks get away with it.

  • 13 Aug 2010

    A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's areas of concern, produced daily by George Fitzherbert-Brockholes, and including The Daily Telegraph, Independent, G

  • 12 Aug 2010

    Right now, as you read this, the Disasters and Emergencies Committee (DEC) estimates that six million children are at risk of fatal disease and malnutrition in Pakistan

  • 12 Aug 2010

    A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's areas of concern, produced daily by George Fitzherbert-Brockholes, and including The Daily Telegraph, Independent, G

  • 11 Aug 2010

    A selection of stories from today's press and other media that relate to Ekklesia's areas of concern, produced daily by George Fitzherbert-Brockholes, and including The Daily Telegraph, Independent, G