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Make elections great again!

After weeks of unpredictable, intense and chaotic drama surrounding Brexit (including the bizarre possibility ...
By Philip S. Powell
08 Nov 2019

Living wisely in uncertain times

A friend of mine recently commented while discussing Brexit that we are living through one of the most ...
By Philip S. Powell
06 Sep 2019

Wisdom cries out in the public square

Christians in the West seem to really struggle to articulate, commend and defend the Bible’s perspective on ...
By Philip S. Powell
25 Apr 2019

Engaging in Politics in times of Political Crisis

The Brexit crisis has overwhelmed almost everyone who cares about the issue and the feelings of exhaustion ...
By Philip S. Powell
22 Mar 2019

The unspeakable joy of Christmas

‘Adoration of the shepherds’ c.1650 ( © Museo Nacional del Prado) By Bartolomé Esteban Murillo  The word joy ...
By Philip S. Powell
20 Dec 2018

The dangers of oversimplification

'Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.' – Confucius Confucius, the fifth century BC ...
By Philip S. Powell
15 Nov 2018

Printing and Painting

The blog-post is a sequel to my previous post on Scripture and Sculpture. At the mid-point of the fifteenth ...
By Philip S. Powell
28 Jun 2018

History Belongs to the Intercessors

As a young boy growing up in India, I spent many evenings after school running around, playing sports and ...
By Philip S. Powell
24 May 2018

Scripture and Sculpture

This is ‘ The Book that Reads You’ one of the five sculptures by Liviu Mocan that form the ‘Archetypes: the ...
By Philip S. Powell
19 Apr 2018

Usurping the Power of Propaganda

  Anti-Bolshevik propaganda poster showing a man struggling with a snake. Text: 'Down with Bolshevism. ...
By Philip S. Powell
14 Mar 2018

Billy Graham (1918 – 2018)

World-renowned evangelist Billy Graham died today. He was one of Christianity’s most recognised and ...
By Philip S. Powell
21 Feb 2018

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Reimagining church buildings

As church moves online, what's the value of the church building? Our approach to church buildings speaks volumes about our engagement with the world and those around us. While modern technology increasingly seeks to transcend place, Christians must be compelled by the scandalous particularity of the incarnation.

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Thoughtful perspectives on today's social, political and economic challenges

Worldview & Ideologies

Worldview & Ideologies

Reconsidering our fundamental beliefs and assumptions about the world.

Politics & Government

Politics & Government

How do we encourage politics for the common good?

Arts & Popular Culture

Arts & Popular Culture

Making room for artists to challenge the way we see God and the world.

Welfare

Welfare

How can we rethink welfare as more than just a political issue?

Environment

Environment

Today’s environmental issues are theological and relational at heart.

Family & Sexual Ethics

Family & Sexual Ethics

How do we strengthen the basic unit of society: the extended family?

Science & Technology

Science & Technology

How can science and technology serve true human flourishing?

Economy & Business

Economy & Business

Building relational economies for financial stability, economic justice and social cohesion.

Local Church & Community

Local Church & Community

How can relational churches thrive with a mission to transform their communities?

Worldview & Ideologies

Worldview & Ideologies

Reconsidering our fundamental beliefs and assumptions about the world.

Politics & Government

Politics & Government

How do we encourage politics for the common good?

Arts & Popular Culture

Arts & Popular Culture

Making room for artists to challenge the way we see God and the world.

Welfare

Welfare

How can we rethink welfare as more than just a political issue?

Environment

Environment

Today’s environmental issues are theological and relational at heart.

Family & Sexual Ethics

Family & Sexual Ethics

How do we strengthen the basic unit of society: the extended family?

Science & Technology

Science & Technology

How can science and technology serve true human flourishing?

Economy & Business

Economy & Business

Building relational economies for financial stability, economic justice and social cohesion.

Local Church & Community

Local Church & Community

How can relational churches thrive with a mission to transform their communities?

Worldview & Ideologies

Worldview & Ideologies

Reconsidering our fundamental beliefs and assumptions about the world.

Politics & Government

Politics & Government

How do we encourage politics for the common good?

Arts & Popular Culture

Arts & Popular Culture

Making room for artists to challenge the way we see God and the world.

Welfare

Welfare

How can we rethink welfare as more than just a political issue?

Environment

Environment

Today’s environmental issues are theological and relational at heart.

Family & Sexual Ethics

Family & Sexual Ethics

How do we strengthen the basic unit of society: the extended family?

Science & Technology

Science & Technology

How can science and technology serve true human flourishing?

Economy & Business

Economy & Business

Building relational economies for financial stability, economic justice and social cohesion.

Local Church & Community

Local Church & Community

How can relational churches thrive with a mission to transform their communities?