Politics

The Market is King – by Keith Hebden

This is the text of a sermon given by Rev. Keith Hebden at St Paul's Cathedral on Sunday 30th November, 2014 I travelled around 140 miles to get here from a town called Mansfield in Nottinghamshire. Mansfield is a warm-hearted and friendly town but one where thousands will struggle to get by this Advent and… Continue reading The Market is King – by Keith Hebden

Ethics & Christian living

National Day of Fasting, April 4th: spiritual resources for justice

Friday 4th April is the National Day of Fasting.  I want to encourage anyone who is reading this to join the fast and stand with those experiencing hunger in the UK today. In the last few weeks, End Hunger Fast has achieved an incredible amount for a truly grassroots campaign, started by a group of… Continue reading National Day of Fasting, April 4th: spiritual resources for justice

Ethics & Christian living, Recommended books

Justice, mercy and humility: three ways to a transforming Lent

I see Lent as an opportunity to realign ourselves.  A time to re-commit to an integrity between who we are on the outside and who we are on the inside.  To seek a wholeness between the person that we present for the world to see, and the person we are when no one sees.  And faith… Continue reading Justice, mercy and humility: three ways to a transforming Lent

Poverty

Church leaders call for the UK to “End Hunger Fast” this Lent

This is the text of a letter published today by over 40 senior Church leaders in The Daily Mirror to mark the launch of the End Hunger Fast campaign. It has been covered in the National News on both BBC and ITV tonight: Sir – Britain is the world’s seventh largest economy and yet people… Continue reading Church leaders call for the UK to “End Hunger Fast” this Lent

Social action

Lament, protest and resistance – by Keith Hebden

I met recently with Manohar, a South Indian priest and activist, in his office in central Bengaluru (Bangalore). Manohar is a Dalit and a determined champion of the rights of the Dalits whose spiritual and political solidarity with the oppressed are integral to each other. He told me of a community of Dalits whose job it… Continue reading Lament, protest and resistance – by Keith Hebden