Little has changed in 3,000 years: telling people they’re behaving badly and need to change is never popular.
Brexit has had a reductionist and therefore dehumanising effect. It encourages us to see people as ‘The Other’.
Concerns about the digital currency being used to facilitate money laundering, drug purchases and terrorist financing are high on the list.
The Bible warns against using dishonest weights, but we have raised that to an art form.
The Bible warns us that an obsession with the ‘good’ of productivity actually prevents us from doing real good.
The biblical view of immigration does not only consider the migrant’s position but that of the host country.
The UK election raises two potential problems for Christians. One is not taking it seriously enough. The second is taking it too seriously.
Robots are on the point of being used in areas as diverse as taxi driving, construction, manufacturing, journalism and medicine.
First and foremost, Christian voters must remember that God is sovereign – not Brussels, and not the UK government.
The internet, smartphones, social media, instant messaging and other related technologies have had a dramatic impact on the way we communicate over the last 20 years, and therefore fundamentally how we relate to one another.
There are Christians in both camps, and good reasons for both positions, but it is almost impossible to separate fact from propaganda. This article aims to articulate a biblical framework within which we might start to ask the right questions.
Money is one of the tools of that centralised authority, open to all the abuses that control over its supply enables. The coin in Jesus’ hand was the perfect example of those dangers.