Tag Archives: Brexit

RESPECT: A Simple Charter for Good Debate

When I went on Sabbatical at the beginning of July Theresa May was still Prime Minister. In the past three months a new resident occupies 10 Downing Street and has caused scandal and outrage, leading to a breakdown of trust. … Continue reading

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Finding common ground: opening up a channel for new hope in Brexit

This has been an historic week in this city. On Wednesday Fiona Onasanya had the dubious honour of becoming the first MP to be removed from office by a recall petition. This followed her conviction for perverting the course of … Continue reading

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Transformed in God’s abundant grace

There are some great magic tricks. The best ones leave us baffled as to how they do them. We know that they are illusions, tricks of hand and distraction, but when skillfully executed they draw us into a suspension of … Continue reading

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Rejoice – Living Hope

Advent is a season of preparation, but it is not to be a gloomy one. That would be impossible to maintain any way with all the bling, the lights, the songs and the carols. So, apologies to everyone who is … Continue reading

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Brexit and the Baptist – a divided nation at the crossroads

Our Gospel reading gave us John the Baptist (Luke 3:1-6). These next two weeks of Advent are John the Baptist’s starring moment. In these weeks of preparation he comes centre stage, since that’s his function, to get people ready for … Continue reading

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Negotiating Brexit

It was to be expected that there would be outpourings of shock and disbelief over the last few days as the news of the Leave vote sunk in. Grief needs to be let out and people need to process what … Continue reading

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Post EU instability

The UK has decided, by a very slender majority, that it wants to leave the European Union. We are now in a strange and uncertain place.  This morning in Peterborough city centre I bumped into people who were jubilant, celebrating … Continue reading

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