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West Bromwich: lessons from Jonah on mission

This is a transcript of a 10 minute talk I gave on Monday 9th May at a West Bromwich churches prayer meeting, UNITE. How many of us know the stories of Gladys Aylward or Jackie Pullinger? Both women really wanted … Continue reading

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The failure of multiculturalism and muscular liberalism

British multiculturalism has been under the interrogative spotlight of social engineers since terrorist bombings blew the bottom out of this particular world-view. The belief that all people should be accepted unconditionally regardless of where they come from, what they believe, … Continue reading

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What will big society look like?

What will David Cameron’s “Big Society” look like?  No one really knows.  His aim is “to create a climate that empowers local people and communities, building a big society that will ‘take power away from politicians and give it to … Continue reading

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The origins of British foreign policy

Listening to David Miliband when he stepped down as shadow foreign secretary following his brother’s victory in the leadership election, it occurred to me that the shape of British foreign policy is something which is not shared with all nations. … Continue reading

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David Cameron: Not what I’m owed but what I can give

In his first speech as prime minister, David Cameron said: I want to help try and build a more responsible society here in Britain. One where we don’t just ask what are my entitlements, but what are my responsibilities. One … Continue reading

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From the vicarage extra – a summary of the local candidates.

It’s four days until the general election. This post is a summary of what I’ve discovered about the candidates for West Bromwich East. I have listed their responses to my questions set out in from the vicarage March 2010 and … Continue reading

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Mending broken Britain – the solution is not initially a political one

In a survey conducted for the The Times last week 42% of Brits said they would emigrate if they could. The results of the survey also included other startling headline statistics: Over 60% of voters do not recognise the nation … Continue reading

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