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Canon Mark Oakley:  if we're not at the table, we're probably on the menu.

Canon Mark Oakley: if we're not at the table, we're probably on the menu.

Mark Oakley's inspiring sermon from the service to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the passing of the Sexual Offences Act is a stirring call to activism, as well as remembrance.  ...

Welcoming and affirming transgender people: reflections and resources for the Blackburn Motion,  by Christina Beardsley

Welcoming and affirming transgender people: reflections and resources for the Blackburn Motion, by Christina Beardsley

Welcoming and affirming transgender people: reflections and resources for the Blackburn Motion A radical, new, Christian inclusion...

A call to condemn conversion therapy:  Jayne Ozanne

A call to condemn conversion therapy: Jayne Ozanne

A Call to Condemn Conversion Therapy by Jayne Ozanne  “We the undersigned UK organisations wish to state that the practice of conversion therapy has...

I will not let you go:  Bishop Paul's address

I will not let you go: Bishop Paul's address

We were delighted to be joined by Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool, at our service of thanksgiving at St Botolph's, Aldgate on 27 May 2017.  Here is the full text of his sermon:...

On not throwing stones at the late Revd Carol Stone

On not throwing stones at the late Revd Carol Stone

Christina Beardsley, a transgender Christian advocate and co-editor of ‘This is My Body: hearing the theology of transgender people...

Synods and salvation

Synods and salvation

There are some determined efforts on the part of conservative commentators to spin the defeat of GS2055. It was a technical win, because of the vote by houses, not a popular one; it was not the lib...

Bread or stones?

Bread or stones?

This week sees us in something of a liminal space – the space between what was, and what is to be.  After almost three years of speaking and listening, on Friday we will receive...

The Marriage of souls

The Marriage of souls

The Marriage of Souls: Why we now need a renewed conjugal theology Mark Vernon   Equality is politically effective. Its message is immediate and, in a mature democracy, on...

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