• February 16, 2014

    Tributes have been paid to the Rev Dr Kenneth Greet, former distinguished Methodist leader, who died late last week.

  • November 10, 2013

    Dr Agnes Abuom of Nairobi, from the Anglican Church of Kenya, has been elected Moderator of the WCC governing body.

  • February 1, 2013

    A US Methodist institution, Iliff School of Theology, has pioneered a new programme aimed at strengthening participation in the world of work.

  • October 22, 2012

    When UK chancellor George Osborne and other ministers pledged to slash benefits further, and remove basic rights, while protecting the assets of millionaires, some words of the prophet Zechariah two-and-a-half millennia ago seemed appropriate, says Savi Hensman. She challenges people of faith to develop a more critical perspective on leadership, both political and religious.

  • May 15, 2012

    Caroline Lucas, leader of the Green Party in England and Wales, says she will not seek re-election in order to "broaden opportunities for others" in her party.

  • March 23, 2012

    'Church leaders' are easily (if not inevitably) mired in politics, expectation and institutional intrigued. Those that shine through do so because of the pre-eminent qualities of love, commitment and example. This is one of the personal lesson Dr Harry Hagopian draws from the life of Pope Shenouda III, the highly respected Coptic Orthodox leader, who died recently.

  • February 14, 2009

    An insistence on ethical leadership could change Africa, where the credibility of governance is often questioned, says a Kenyan theologian and environmentalist from the University of Nairobi

  • June 17, 2008

    Now Cameron is up and Brown is down. But there is something unstable about the media-driven leadership swings and roundabouts, says Simon Barrow. Even so, the Prime Minister will have a job wooing the public.