Category - gospel

  • 18 Oct 2012

    Ekklesia's Simon Barrow will be the keynote speaker at LGCM's annual meeting in London on Saturday 27 October. His theme will be 'Redeeming Christianity from the Margins'.

  • 20 Mar 2012

    Some 300 global church leaders will be gathering in Manila from 22 to 27 March for a pre-assembly of the WCC Commission on World Mission and Evangelism.

  • 6 Aug 2011

    The British Library has raised more than half of the £9 million needed to buy the C7th St Cuthbert Gospel before the purchase deadline expires in eight months.

  • 22 Jun 2011

    I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July. For more details and updates, please see: http://repenting.wordpress.com/

  • 6 Jul 2010

    The origins of Christianity are in a dynamic and free movement around Jesus, but much of its history is bound up with institutional religion, says Simon Barrow. The challenge is to continue to respond to the transformative impulse of the Gospel, even in the midst of organisation and complexity.

  • 26 Apr 2009

    Some traditional loyalties bind us to dominant economic, political, social and religious systems, says Simon Barrow. The Gospel of Jesus turns such commitments upside down.

  • 21 Apr 2009

    A six session course looking at compassion, justice and how your church can effect change locally and globally

    - Is your Church looking to connect more effectively to its local community?

  • 11 Dec 2008

    The season of Advent is about waiting and anticipation. But what kind of Jesus is the church expecting by the way it behaves, asks Simon Barrow. What is it truly mortgaging itself on?

  • 12 Oct 2008

    The current global financial crisis is a spiritual one with usury at its heart, argues political economist Ann Pettifor. In spite of the Gospel message, Christians have also colluded in idolising wealth above people and planet.

  • 14 Jul 2008

    Christians have lived in conformity to the ethics of Caesar too long, says Simon Barrow. As Christendom fades, fresh possibilities for peace emerge from a renewed understanding of what it means to be the Body of Christ.