The troubling consequences of the ECHR affirming sharia blasphemy laws

If you haven’t yet seen it, it is worth reading the judgement from the European Court of Human Rights in the case of E.S. v. Austria – 38450/12. It

The problem with asylum tribunals and a ray of hope

I was interested in a Twitter comment from Ryan King yesterday. Here is what he said: Ignorance and incompetence at a high level has led

Some thoughts on the asylum system

As regular followers of this blog will know, we have a significant number of asylum seekers in our congregation. Some are church members, others interested

Street preachers acquitted of public order offences

You may remember – back in March – two street preachers were convicted of public order offences for quoting King James Bible. You can read the

A cautionary tale of greed

A couple of days ago, the Guardian carried a story about Dave and Angie Dawes who had won £101m in the Euromillions lottery. The Guardian report that

I voted #Brexit. The Supreme Court judgement is exactly what I voted for.

It is unfortunate that I need to open up with these caveats, but here we go. I did not vote brexit because I am a racist.