What can chaplaincy offer the church and the world?
The reign of God is exercised over economics, business, industry, public service and the arts as much as it is over the church. Because of that, chaplains venture out into those areas from the church, with an incarnational ministry, as signs that the people involved in those activities are potentially undertaking something sacred.
Presenting Christianity to a Sceptical World?
A reflection by BCUIM’s chaplain in Walsall town centre, Anthony Harris
Human Beings v. Robots at Work
Could robots and machines completely replace humans in the manufacturing and service industry? Christine McAteer from our neighbours in CIGB (Churches Industry Group Birmingham) reflects.
Forgiveness: making sense of it
A booklet by John Phillips focuses on the vital importance of forgiveness. What is it? Why should we forgive? How does the Bible see it?
Solomon's Free Trade and Peace
Free movement of goods, people and capital marked a period of peace, prosperity and celebration in the war torn Old Testament.
Living for Christ in daily life and work?
Practical ways that the church can
Michael Hudson - "Killing the Host"
A book which provides ample evident to support, "The love of money is the root of all evil." A well researched economist who references the Judaeo-Christian scriptures.
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
A Review of Pauperland, by Jeremy Seabrook
A passionate and compassionate analysis of poverty and the poor in Britain
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.
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
The Will of the People
We trigger Article 50 as we approach Easter - what are the responsibilities of government?
Dethroning Mammon, by Justin Welby
Justin Welby looks at the subject of money and materialism
Jesus and the Living Wage
Continue to Remember the Poor
A Review of “The Euro: and Its Threat to the Future of Europe”, by Joseph Stiglitz
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
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.