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Blog 1213 MandelaNELSON MANDELA - THE PASSING OF A GIANT
What else is there left to say about Nelson Mandela? The news was full of assessments and reflections and accolades for many days after his sad death earlier this month. Hardly a bad word was said about him – and understandably so. I share the widespread more ...
Martin Charlesworth
Blog 0713 team photo JUBILEE+ TEAM RETREAT 2013
Right in the middle of the recent July heatwave, the Jubilee+ team came together for our annual 'retreat' at the Wycliffe Centre in the Chiltern Hills. We all live very busy lives in different towns and cities, so it is a rare privilege to have enough tim more ...
Martin Charlesworth
Blog 0613 ProtestABORTION IN THE UK - PART 2: THE MAIN ARGUMENTS
Abortion has not been an easy issue to discuss over the years. Emotions run high on all sides. It appears that a lot is at stake. Some years ago I attended rally at Manchester Free Trade Hall in support of the ‘pro-life’ position. When leaving the venue, more ...
Martin Charlesworth
Blog 0513 FoetusABORTION IN THE UK - PART 1: WHERE WE STAND NOW
As readers of this blog will be aware, I sometimes write short series of posts on particularly important issues that are important even if they are not often in the news headlines. The recent series on human trafficking was an attempt to highlight the imp more ...
Martin Charlesworth
Blog 0513 Baroness ThatcherBARONESS THATCHER'S GREAT MISCALCULATION
Baroness Thatcher’s recent death last month generated a huge amount of discussion in the press. All the old arguments over her policies, outlook and record have been rerun many times. There is little need to add anything new to what you will have already more ...
Martin Charlesworth
Blog 1112 Box PreacherTHE CHURCH AND SOCIAL CHANGE
I have been thinking for some time about how societies are transformed – and what role the Church can take in such a process. It’s a controversial area to discuss. Evangelical Christianity in the West was, in general, fairly passive in social issues durin more ...
Martin Charlesworth