As Article 50 is triggered, James Mercer explores the consequences for the poor and the task of the church in response.
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When healing happens the process can be reassuringly ordinary
James Mercer shares some reflections on a recent visit to Israel/Palestine with Embrace.
James Mercer reviews Andrew Perriman’s collection of essays on Hell and Heaven
A reflection on the holocaust memorial in Berlin. (more…)
A reflection on the surprising places of creation and flourishing in Greater London (more…)
Throw away Jesus is found by those rummaging in bins for nourishment… (more…)
James Mercer reflects on the benefits of working together across theological boundaries (more…)
Fulcrum Perspectives: Women Bishops Legislation by James Mercer Some twelve years ago, I attended a conference for ordinands of all types and persuasions, held in Birmingham Cathedral. A friend and fellow ordinand asked the assembled plenary panel, with studied innocence, (the panel included the Archbishop of Canterbury in waiting) as to which of the 'two […]
Trust is Risky by James Mercer Eddie was absolutely down on his luck, sleeping rough on the unaccommodating suburban streets of Harrow. A bizarre place for Eddie to be – a shepherd by trade, from Northern Ireland. Out of place; alone; without hope – rendered jobless and penniless, first by foot and mouth disease and […]