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Pulpit Politics, Accessibility & Diversity, and Women's Sport

Should we allow politics in the pulpit? Does the church have a diversity problem? Should transgender athletes compete in women's sport?


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In this episode, Phil Topham (Executive Director), Rachel Sloan (Director for Women's Ministry), and John Stevens (National Director) discuss some of the biggest stories in the news from the past two weeks.

00:00 - Introduction
00:25 - Are the byelections a sign of what's to come?
- What do we want from our leaders?
- Politics in the pulpit
- Has pop culture ran out of ideas?
13:38 - The issue of diversity across British society
21:57 - Women's sport and transgender athletes
- LGBT activism in Scotland
29:19 - Anita Alvarez and the gospel

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