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From the Show Up Weekend to the Campaigns Roadshows

Kit Powney, Campaigns Officer for Christian Aid, reflects on the Show Up Weekend and looks forward to the Campaigns Roadshows. Read more

A new year for political engagement

It’s that time of year again. The whirlwind of Christmas is over, the decorations have come down, and we’re back to work – the post-Christmas blues have well and truly set in. It is also the time for contemplation and reflection: how was 2015? ... Read more

Looking back at 2015

2015 has been a very exciting year for Christians in Politics as it seeks to inspire and equip Christians to positively engage in politics and public life. Many different events have been organised and many different people have been engaged with the... Read more

Being a voice for the voiceless in politics

Two events in the last couple of weeks have got me thinking about the importance of politics. One was last week’s debate and vote in the House of Commons on extending airstrikes against ISIS in Syria. The other is the UN Climate Change Talks in Par... Read more

Challenging the sacred-secular divide

One of my favourite films is Amazing Grace, the film which documents William Wilberforce’s efforts and eventual success in abolishing the slave trade in Britain. One of my favourite scenes from this film – which struck me the first time I saw it ... Read more

A non-partisan's look at the Show Up Weekend

Ruth Clements, who works as an Education Officer for Parliament, writes about her thoughts on the recent Show Up Weekend. Read more

Reflecting on a successful conference

Last weekend, over 125 people descended on Sunningdale Park in Berkshire for the Christians in Politics Show Up Weekend. We came from all over the UK, from all sides of the political spectrum, and from all levels of political engagement. But we were ... Read more

Political Hero from the Bible: Deborah

In this series we take a look at 'political heroes' from the Bible and see what lessons we can take from them in today's political arena. This latest article looks at Deborah. Read more

Suffragettes: the art of sacrifice

“We do not want to be law breakers, we want to be law makers.” That is the cry of Emmeline Pankhurst before an enthralled crowd of Suffragettes, impassioned about attaining votes for women. It’s London, 1912, and the Suffragette movement is ... Read more

Os Guinness & the call to engage in the public square

In just under three weeks’ time, the Show Up Weekend will be underway, providing a valuable opportunity to get to grips with engaging with politics and public life from a Christian perspective. One of the speakers who we are very privileged to have... Read more

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