New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
Opinion >

Exploitative finance: the next steps

Angus Ritchie assesses progress on payday loans, and looks to Christians' future action

WHEN church leaders speak out on political issues, they face a range of challenges. They need to avoid becoming pawns in the Westminster game; but they also need to do justice to the legitimate range of Christian views on politics and economics. It is useful, too, to try to avoid seeming like well-meaning windbags - full of pious aspirations, but without the power to make anything happen.

The continuing economic crisis is a case in point. At times (most notably during the Occupy ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week


North West

Central Calder Mission Community Carlisle Diocese Full-Time Post Crosslacon: Cleator, Cleator Moor, Frizington and Arlecdon Central Calder Mission Community Do you care about those on the edg...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

Exporting the Brompton Way

Exporting the Brompton Way

An HTB church-plant is now widely expected when a well-situated urban church’s numbers are low. Madeleine Davies investigates the phenomenon  Read More

Top comment

The unexpected value of colouring a pirate face

Ministry is about much more than time-sheets, says Claire Jones  Read More

Wed 26 Apr 17 @ 19:55
New to the PCC? New to the Church Times? Don't miss our PCC member offer: (new UK subscribe…

Wed 26 Apr 17 @ 18:57
Amazon faith ad on @sandfordawards prize shortlist