Tag: Relational Thinking

After Capitalism: Rethinking Economic Relationships by Michael Schluter and Paul Mills

After Capitalism: Rethinking Economic Relationships by Michael Schluter and Paul Mills

  The world is set to be in financial turmoil for some years to come. Searching questions are being asked about the future of Capitalism in the light of the European debt crisis, excessive levels of executive pay, short termism in share trading, and the dominance of the financial economy over the real economy of […]

Continue Reading

An Introduction to the Jubilee Centre

An Introduction to the Jubilee Centre

Watch this edited version of Jonathan Tame’s overview of the Jubilee Centre and its vision, which he gave at the 30th anniversary in September 2013.

Continue Reading

Where Next? The future of the Jubilee Centre by Jonathan Tame

Where Next?  The future of the Jubilee Centre by Jonathan Tame

Executive Director of the Jubilee Centre Jonathan Tame outlines the two central ideas underpinning all of Jubilee Centre’s work: the comprehensive biblical vision for society, recently summarised in the Jubilee Roadmap, and the framework of Relational Thinking for translating the biblical vision into the secular context and language of the 21st century. Listen online or […]

Continue Reading

Is there a better way?

Is there a better way?

The characters sum up and explain the benefits and problems with the worldview they are portraying.  A new and alternative worldview, based on right relationships is put forward.        

Continue Reading

Thinking Relationally about everything by Michael Schluter

Thinking Relationally about everything by Michael Schluter

Michael Schluter starts the 2010 series of three London Lectures by ‘Thinking Relationally about Everything’ Listen to this episode

Continue Reading

Thinking Relationally about Finance by Paul Mills

Thinking Relationally about Finance by Paul Mills

Paul Mills continues the 2010 series of three London Lectures by ‘Thinking Relationally about Finance’ Listen to this episode

Continue Reading

Thinking Relationally about Justice by Jonathan Burnside

Thinking Relationally about Justice by Jonathan Burnside

Author of God Justice and Society, Jonathan Burnside concludes the 2010 series of three London Lectures by ‘Thinking Relationally about Justice’.

Continue Reading

Beyond Capitalism: Towards a Relational Economy by Michael Schluter

Beyond Capitalism: Towards a Relational Economy by Michael Schluter

Western societies face economic decline and political instability due in significant part to the five moral flaws of Capitalism and their severe social consequences.[2] A radical new economic vision is urgently needed. This paper proposes a way forward through five strategies: embed relational values, strengthen household balance sheets, empower extended families, engage capital providers and entrust welfare to local communities. These changes are mutually reinforcing because they all reform economic life so as to strengthen personal bonds in the local and wider communities. They point towards the Christian vision of a ‘Relational economy’.

Continue Reading

The Best Idea in the World by Mark Greene

The Best Idea in the World by Mark Greene

The greatest commandment is to think relationally: “Love God. Love your neighbour.” In this compelling and liberating book, Mark Greene reveals its extraordinarily practical implications for every area of life, showing how putting relationships first in our thinking and living is not only a liberating basis for our personal lives but a robust and dynamic […]

Continue Reading

The Relational Company by Jonathan Rushworth and Michael Schluter

The Relational Company by Jonathan Rushworth and Michael Schluter

Developing ideas from the Cambridge Paper ‘Risk, reward and responsibility’, Michael Schluter & Jonathan Rushworth consider the strengths and weaknesses of current company structures and their responsibilities to those who rely on them for their well-being. They outline an alternative model and describe a proposal for a charter which could be adopted by companies.   […]

Continue Reading

More on Building a Relational Church by Gordon Dalzell

More on Building a Relational Church by Gordon Dalzell

In this second of two talks, pastor Gordon Dalzell asks what we need to do in order to build relational churches and considers the impact of church life on social reform.   Listen to this episode    

Continue Reading

Christianity as a Relational Religion by Michael Schluter

Christianity as a Relational Religion by Michael Schluter

This talk by Michael Schluter was recorded at the Singapore consultation: Towards Jubilee 2015. Listen to this episode  

Continue Reading

Building a Relational Church by Gordon Dalzell

Building a Relational Church by Gordon Dalzell

This talk by Gordon Dalzell was recorded at the Singapore consultation: Towards Jubilee 2015.   Listen to this episode  

Continue Reading

How to create a relational society: Foundations for a new social order by Michael Schluter

How to create a relational society: Foundations for a new social order by Michael Schluter

    Summary In an earlier Cambridge Paper (September 2006), a biblical ‘Charter for Humanity’ was proposed within a ‘relational framework’. This second paper seeks to answer the question, ‘How do we move towards relational well-being?’ The place where the Bible sets out the foundations required to create a society of right relationships in terms […]

Continue Reading

Transforming community relationships by Michael Schluter

Transforming community relationships by Michael Schluter

Michael Schluter, June 2006 About two years ago I was invited by five Anglican ministers from Camberley in Surrey to explore how I thought they could influence the Camberley community with Christian values for the sake of the gospel. After meeting with the ministers several times, we agreed that a possible way forward was to […]

Continue Reading

DVD – Relationism: the way forward for Europe?

DVD – Relationism: the way forward for Europe?

Jubilee Centre & University of the Nations with Procla Media, October 2005 In conjunction with YWAM/University of the Nations, the Jubilee Centre has just produced a DVD of two talks Michael Schluter gave recently, plus an interview where he explains the origins and vision of the Jubilee Centre. The title of the talks is: Relationism […]

Continue Reading

Building a Relational Church

Building a Relational Church

‘By this shall all people know that you are my disciples, if you love one another’ declared Jesus, in John 13:35.  Local churches are called to be examples of loving relationships – but often they fail to do that!  One reason is that they are not intentional about putting good and right relationships – with […]

Continue Reading