Same Sex Blessings, Integrity in Government, and the Value of Work
Will same sex blessings in the Church of England bring unity? Is there integrity in the government? How much should Christians value work?
In this episode, Phil Topham (Executive Director), Adrian Reynolds (Head of National Ministries), and John Stevens (National Director) discuss some of the big stories in the news over the past weeks.
00:00 - Introduction
00:22 - Energised by The Hub
02:22 - Same sex blessings in the Church of England
08:45 - Unity at all costs?
17:50 - Should churches include their position on marriage in their basis of faith?
20:10 - Nadhim Zahawi's tax affairs and integrity
25:50 - The Vale of Mowbray pie factory
26:19 - Getting people back to work
28:40 - Stepping back from work
Resources mentioned in this episode
- Draft prayers of thanksgiving, dedication and for God’s blessing for same-sex couples published (churchofengland.org)
- Key questions about Nadhim Zahawi's tax affairs (bbc.co.uk)
- Vale of Mowbray pie factory at Leeming Bar has been sold (thenorthernecho.co.uk)
- Chancellor sets out long-term vision to grow the economy (gov.uk)
- Ministry Wives Retreat (fiec.org.uk)
- Thrive - for women in ministry (fiec.org.uk)
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