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Den of Iniquity?

A Christian working in an amusement arcade writes about her work


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Workplace Chaplaincy in the Footsteps of St Chad

For St Chad, mission was not an invitation to a church meeting, but was expressed by going out amongst the people - the essence of chaplaincy


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A Review of Pauperland, by Jeremy Seabrook

A passionate and compassionate analysis of poverty and the poor in Britain


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Martin Dent, 1925 - 2014 - co founder of Jubilee 2000

Martin Dent, an inspiring, though little known, visionary, who co-founded Jubilee 2000, which led to the remission of billions of dollars of world debt.


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Workers' Memorial Day - Remember the Dead, Fight for the Living

A talk for Workers' Memorial Day 2017 at St Matthew's Walsall


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Debt - The Devil and the Detail

Lending which exploits people and traps them in debt is condemned by world faiths, but some lending promotes enterprise


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Frances Perkins - Woman of Faith behind the New Deal

Franklin D Roosevelt's New Deal, after the Great Depression, owed much to the committed Christian, Frances Perkins


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The Will of the People

We trigger Article 50 as we approach Easter - what are the responsibilities of government?


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Speaking Out for Compassion and Humanity

A review of "Cut Out - Living without Welfare" by Jeremy Seabrook


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The Bishop of Lichfield visits Marston's Brewery

Bishop of Lichfield visits Marston's Brewery


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Working Together

Working together with others creates community and makes tough work more enjoyable.


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Capitalism's Crisis Deepens - Richard D Wolff

World-renowned economist Richard Wolf explores the roots of the Great Recession and its immense impact on working people.


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Dethroning Mammon, by Justin Welby

Justin Welby looks at the subject of money and materialism


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Jesus and the Living Wage


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Continue to Remember the Poor

A Review of “The Euro: and Its Threat to the Future of Europe”, by Joseph Stiglitz


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Retail Reassurance

Louise Clark's Report on Chaplaincy at BHS Wolverhampton


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Chaplaincy - Strength and Challenge for the CHurch

Chaplaincy, in its many forms, is a growing area of mission and ministry. It offers a strength for and a challenge to the church and resources should be provided


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EU and the Kingdom

Some thoughts about how the EU measures up to the Biblical vision of God's ideal society.


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See, I am doing a new thing...

As change continues in the economy, the Christian Gospel encourages us to look forwards and respond to challenges, building communities not on nostalgia but on hope.


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True Value - as Markets Slide

As stock markets slide around the world, where does true value lie. What does the Bible say?


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The Name of God is Mercy by Pope Francis

Pope Francis' new book is a powerful call for the church to bring the mercy of God to a needy world - and a manifesto for chaplaincy


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Tax Credits

In the Old Testament, a ruler's justice was shown by how they treated the poor.


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A Chaplain Reflects

One of our chaplains offers his reflections on his work.


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Rediscovering the Bible’s Wisdom

I was coming to the final pages of Joseph Stiglitz’s “The Price of Inequality.” One of the world’s leading economists. What solutions does he offer?


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The Right Priorities?

What our economies need are freak high temperatures in Japan and Siberian conditions in UK or maybe a different way of measuring economic progress


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