religious broadcasting

  • December 6, 2014

    Tomorrow morning (Sunday 7 December) I am taking part in a discussion on BBC Radio Scotland unpacking the ethics of inheritance, how it touches our heads and hearts, and how it relates to issues of social justice for this and future generations.

  • April 17, 2014

    Two friends of Ekklesia will be appearing on BBC Radio Scotland at 8.05am on Easter Sunday morning (20 April 2014), in a programme intriguingly entitled 'Bayonets and Green Blades'.

  • March 23, 2013

    Ekklesia staff, associates and friends have been much in demand on the radio and television recently. Tomorrow (Sunday 24 March 2013), new associate Keith Hebden, an Anglican priest involved in social justice advocacy and the activist network Christianity Uncut, will be appearing on a range of local BBC radio stations across England (7am - 9am), making the case against the government's unpaid 'workfare' mandatory work placement programme.

  • April 20, 2011

    Philippine Catholic, mainline Protestant and evangelical churches have united in a radio programme on Christ's seven last sayings before his death.

  • December 24, 2010
  • December 24, 2010

    Pope Benedict's landmark BBC Christmas broadcast avoided controversy and relayed the traditional Christian message of God's love fleshed out in Christ.

  • December 23, 2010

    The decision by the BBC to hand its flagship Radio 4 'Thought for The Day' slot to Pope Benedict on Christmas Eve shows the need to re-think the feature, says the Christian think-tank Ekklesia.

  • November 7, 2010

    Ekklesia's Jonathan Bartley will be a panelist on the BBC1 Sunday Morning Live television programme today (7 November 2010) at 10am - discussing strikes, allegations that the church is under threat, and the debate around poppy-wearing.

  • September 22, 2010

    A broadcaster who is a former singer and songwriter has left a flagship radio presenting role to become a priest in the Church of England.

  • July 26, 2010

    Some weeks ago there was speculation that Pope Benedict might be invited to deliver a Radio 4 'Thought for the Day' during his state and pastoral visit in September. Jonathan Bartley anticipates an interesting exchange between the pontiff and the producer...