Michael Wear, Obama’s faith advisor, says it is essential for people of faith to act together in their diversity, not only to ‘do’ compassion, but also to engage with politics and ‘seek the welfare of the city’
By pooling resources and knowledge, neighbours can support their neighbours financially
Asset Based Community Development methodology is much talked about. But how does ABCD relate to the Common Good?
Reflecting on the Great Dock Strike of 1889, we explore the covenantal relationship between Cardinal Manning and the dockers of London’s East End
What do we lose when we live and worship in different places? Sam Tomlin writes about what happened when he decided to walk to church
How a local dispute over horse grazing revealed the weaknesses of contract culture and the strengths of covenantal relationships
From vulnerability and loss to Common Good: how a parish community remembered their neighbours lost to Covid-19
After a long period of neglect, estates churches are receiving attention, and proving to be a gift to the whole Church.
Andrew Bradstock reflects on the role of the Church in a time of division and examines the bridge-building leadership of Bishop David Sheppard
In an era of social fragmentation, how should the church pursue mission? Martin Robinson advises starting by listening to the neighbourhood