Resignations, Democracy, and Cricketing Revivals
What should we make of the chaos in Downing Street this week? What does the fallout of the Arab Spring teach us about democracy? How does England's cricket team point us to revival?
In this episode, Phil Topham (Executive Director) is joined by Justin Gill (IT Manager) and John Stevens (National Director) to discuss some of the biggest stories in the news over the past two weeks.
00:00 - Introduction
00:43 - Chaos at Downing Street and Boris Johnson's resignation
09:26 - Balancing political and Christian convictions
12:42 - The Arab Spring and democracy
18:34 - Waiting for the second coming
24:57 - England cricket and revival
27:24 - Meta's AI and sermon translation
29:02 - Death row and kidney donation
Resources mentioned in this episode
- Arabs believe economy is weak under democracy (bbc.co.uk)
- At least 77 rescued from Nigerian church basement after awaiting second coming of Christ (news.sky.com)
- Meta's AI can translate between 204 languages, including rare ones (newscientist.com)
- Texas death row inmate asks to delay execution so he can donate kidney (theguardian.com)
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