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BOOK REVIEW: EMBRACING THE POOR
By Natalie Williams, Jubilee+ team member Reaching out to the poor is a Gospel imperative. But who are the poor? How should the Church respond to the overwhelming needs in the world today? And how important is it for local churches to engage in social More ...
Martin Charlesworth
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TIME TO DECLARE THE JUBILEE
When this blog was launched at the start of the year, we looked at the incredible ‘manifesto’ that Jesus outlined for his ministry. Much has been achieved over the year and I have had many opportunities to share the biblical mandate behind Jubilee+ with More ...
Martin Charlesworth
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WHAT WOULD WILBERFORCE DO?
Wilberforce Part 4 It was 30th July 2009. My birthday. I was with my family on holiday in Yorkshire. We were in a beautiful location by the sea. My family asked me what I wanted to do for my birthday, thinking I might have in mind a trip to a local More ...
Martin Charlesworth
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REMARKABLE PERSISTENCE
William Wilberforce laboured hard for many causes throughout his life. He was as concerned for education, housing, and working conditions in factories as he was about slavery. This fact is easily forgotten. It should also be remembered that he was passion More ...
Martin Charlesworth
Blog 1211 Wilberforce
NOT POPULAR, BUT PRINCIPLED
So just why did Wilberforce focus on slavery as the defining issue of his political career? It’s an important question that deserves consideration. It wasn’t so obvious to his generation that slavery was such a big issue. At the time, most British people More ...
Martin Charlesworth
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The Sidelined
As a result of Brexit, there are many people feeling disempowered. Whether they feel unheard or just angry at the situation, the outcome of disempowerment is the same. More ...
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