Zelensky's Leadership, Rising Living Costs, and Gender Identity
How has President Zelensky shown good leadership? How can we lead our churches through rising living costs and in response to gender identity issues?
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 this week.
00:00 - Introduction
00:51 - President Zelensky's leadership and conduct
04:03 - The Christian's role in war
07:30 - The rising cost of living
10:58 - What can churches do to support people struggling financially?
16:33 - The 'smacking ban' in Wales
21:59 - The cultural moment relating to gender identity and transgenderism
28:42 - Using congregations as a springboard for evangelism
Resources related to this episode
- Spring Statement 2022 (gov.uk)
- Ending physical punishment in Wales (gov.wales)
- Sparing the Rod: Is Smacking a Duty of Christian Parents & an Issue Requiring Civil Disobedience if Banned? (john-stevens.com)
- Amid protests, Penn swimmer Lia Thomas becomes first known transgender athlete to win Division I national championship (espn.co.uk)
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