Category: Politics

Looking after our world

Most people now realise that we really need to look after the planet where we live. After all it is the only place we have to live (at least for the foreseeable future). We tread a delicate path between wisely using the resources available to us and exploiting […]

Jesus and Politics

or, “How would Jesus vote?” With a general election looming in the United Kingdom I am asking the question, “How, as a follower of Jesus should I vote?”  Does Jesus give us any clue how we should act in a democratic age?  Jesus said a lot about how we should […]

Optimism and the Kingdom of God

My last blog was about nationalism and racism and how the future is effected by them. When we look at the world we could be very gloomy.  But basically I am an optimist because I believe the ultimate future is what Jesus called the Kingdom of God. When Jesus […]

Optimistic or Pessimistic future

I believe that the world is standing at the crossroads. Are we moving to a more united world where the problems of war, extreme poverty and disease are reduced or even eliminated? Or are we are moving towards a world divided by nationalism and racism resulting in war, economic […]

Should we stay or should we go?

The people of the United Kingdom are about to make an important decision.  Should we leave the European Union or should we stay in and try to reform it? I am appalled at the level of debate so far. Scare stories about the economy if we leave. Talk about […]

Should we bomb in Syria

The terrorist group known as ISIS, ISIL, IS or DAESH is obviously a major threat to peace in the Middle East and to a lesser extent to Western nations who oppose its aims. They have executed (murdered) at least 10,000 men, women and children between June 2014 and […]

Making Britain great (again?)

Land of Hope and Glory, Mother of the free, How shall we extol thee, Who are born of thee? Wider still, and wider, Shall thy bounds be set; God, who made thee mighty, Make thee mightier yet! God, who made thee mighty, Make thee mightier yet! On Saturday, we […]