A Natural Disaster

The summer of 2020 was a long one of writing for Margot and me. We had just three weeks to work with Ruth Valerio and Tim Howles on the Grove booklet, COVID-19: Environment, Justice, and the Future. We made the deadline and the booklet appeared in July. The largest project …

Looking Forward to COP26

Bishop David Atkinson has been at the forefront of theological thinking about climate change. He has recently produced a paper, “Looking Forward to COP26”,  concerning his thoughts on the crucial climate change meeting in Glasgow next year. He has asked if we could publish it for him. The paper can …

Shelly Dennison reviews “English Pastoral” by James Rebanks

David Attenborough’s recent BBC documentary, Extinction: The Facts, was a stark warning about biodiversity loss. Pulling no punches, it examined the causes and consequences of a global crisis, taking us from Brazil to Africa and China.  Like many viewers, I was left with a mixture of emotions – anger, fear, …

Harvest Festivals

Harvests are associated with the autumn, but there are a series of harvests from June to October as hay, potatoes, other vegetables, barley, oats and fruits are harvested. When the harvest was completed then it was the time for ‘Harvest Home’. Recognising that the year’s crops were now ‘in the …

Building on the Rock

Biblical foundations for a stable economy We are very grateful to Rev. Philip Lyes for allowing us to publish his series of TEN Small Group Bible studies on Biblical economics. The subject of economics is hugely influential in the world today, and the way we run our economies has a …