Random thoughts on asylum tribunals

I was at the asylum tribunal in Manchester again yesterday. This time, I was there with an Iraqi Kurd who had to flee his country

An ongoing prayer of our church

The Guardian has reported that asylum seeker housing are in property unfit for human habitation. You can read the full report here. If you, like

Forced to prove the reality of faith

I have just, for the umpteenth time, written a letter in support of one of our member’s application for UK asylum. I have, once again,

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

Asylum seekers and marriage

It has only cropped up once in my three years as pastor and I’m not sure it ever came up during the tenure of my

A trivia quiz is not adequate to determine the beliefs of asylum seekers

The BBC recently reported that asylum seekers are being consistently assessed on the veracity of their faith by way of bible trivia. For those of

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