Some end-of-the-week reading: five interesting links we came across this week.
Nick Jowett of our local group in Sheffield recently shared this hymn with us.
In this article reposted from the William Temple Foundation’s blog, Greg Smith explores more issues relating to the idea of a ‘church of the poor’.
The National Audit Office has shown there is no evidence that benefit sanctions help people to find work. We’re asking all our supporters to email their MPs and call for a review of this harmful system. Andrew Pratt has been inspired by this to write a hymn.
Church leaders in South Yorkshire have issued a response to the Chancellor’s autumn statement, urging people to support our End Hunger UK campaign.
At our ‘Church of the Poor?’ conference on 19 November 2016, Clare McBeath shared this story of being minister at a church in an inner-city community facing high levels of deprivation.