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Chalke Talk 71: What do the Apostle Paul and Elvis have in common?

What do these two seemingly unrelated famous men share in common?
8th May 2019
 

Chalke Talk 69: Have we misunderstood the Apostle Paul, badly?

This week, Steve begins a new conversation – a serious conversation that he invites us all to...
24th April 2019
 

Chalke Talk 68: Is it the rules or principles behind them that matter more?

Paul is often referred to as “the great excluder” and is used by many to defend a legalistic view...
16th April 2019
 

Faith, Science and Sexuality: further reading from the Ozanne Foundation

On December 8th, 2018 The Ozanne Foundation held a one-day conference to help inform and educate...
17th December 2018
Author: Ben Payne

Church of England issues advice for 'the unconditional affirmation of trans people'

The Church of England has issued transgender advice for its clergy.  The advice covers how trans-...
11th December 2018
 

Young, Gay and Christian: BBC Report

A report by Harriet Bradshaw of the BBC looks into the challenges faced by young LGB Christians in...
10th December 2018
 

Chalke Talk 73: Apostle Paul: Preacher or Political Revolutionary?

“Jesus is Lord” is often viewed as a resounding imperial call, when actually it’s root is about...
21st May 2019
 

Chalke Talk 72: Did the Apostle Paul really teach exclusion?

“The culture we inhabit is just like the air that we breathe." And this week, Steve argues that...
14th May 2019
 

Chalke Talk 71: What do the Apostle Paul and Elvis have in common?

What do these two seemingly unrelated famous men share in common?
8th May 2019
 

Chalke Talk 67: What does "living well" really look like?

This week Steve continues to expand on what does “being human” involve and asks “what does living...
10th April 2019
 

Chalke Talk 66: Can you truly be ethical without connecting to a bigger story?

Understanding right from wrong is not about following rules; it’s about understanding how your...
4th April 2019
 

Chalke Talk 64: Is hope a mood or belief?

This week Steve reflects on his experience working with vulnerable people with Oasis and how...
20th March 2019
Author: Matthew Wigmore