David Hopkinson, financier and railway buff who as head of M&G unit trusts made stock market investment accessible to ordinary savers – obituary

David Hopkinson, who has died aged 93, was a champion of small investors as head of the M & G unit trust business – and an activist for causes ranging from the financial well-being of the Church of England and St Anne’s College, Oxford, to the interests of railway commuters. Daily Telegraph. 2 December 2019 Fulcrum

Friends, not frenemies: towards meaningful dialogue between Christians and Jews – Christian Today

There could hardly be a more timely topic than how we combat the cancer of anti-semitism. The Chief Rabbi’s challenge to the Labour Party is still echoing around the country, as – sadly – is the evasive response of the Labour leadership. Jewish children are abused on the London Underground by a man shouting verses … Continue Reading

From Darkness to Light: Historic Salisbury Cathedral is illuminated by candlelight alone as 800-year-old building’s electricity is switched off for a moving service to mark the start of advent – Daily Mail

Spectacular images have emerged of an 800-year-old cathedral illuminated by nearly 1,500 candles as part of a moving and intimate service marking the start of Christmas.. Phoebe Eckersley for Mail Online. 30 November 2019 Fulcrum

Words every church should have above their exit… – Grace & Truth

I recently visited a Salvation Army church centre in one of the poorest parts of London.  It was a midweek day and the building was buzzing with various community activities. I met fantastic people doing great work in their neighbourhood: inclusive, deeply committed and fired by a passionate faith in Jesus. Jon Kuhrt Grace& Truth. 29 … Continue Reading