As we look forward in anticipation this Advent, the words of 1 Peter set us on the path of living as best we can in these in-between times.

Chosen

Bishop Steven is joined on his podcast this week by the Rt Revd Mary D. Glasspool, Assistant Bishop in the Episcopal Diocese of New York.

The Age Assurance (Minimum Standards) Bill

Future generations will look back on the past two decades of this century with deep pain as they reflect on the ways in which children are exposed to harmful material online and our tardiness in setting effective regulation in place.

Living Stone

The church is the community which gathers for worship, whether virtually or on-site, and is sustained by the presence of the Risen Christ in Word and sacrament.

Resilience

In a candid conversation with the Bishop of Western Louisiana, the Rt Revd Jacob Wayne Owensby, Bishop Steven delves deeper into the first letter of 1 Peter.

Inequality

Questions of poverty and inequality are at the heart of our discipleship. Each of us will need to navigate the spiritual challenges, dangers and temptations of relative and sometimes actual wealth. As a church we have a calling to serve the poorest in our communities. As a whole church we have a responsibility to maintain and if we can to deepen the way in which our society lives out the call in the prophets and in the gospels to justice and a fairer society.

Exiles

We will only navigate the challenges of the coming years if we learn to be a deeper church again. This new series of podcasts explores what God is saying to us as a Church through the first letter of Peter. Join the Bishop of Oxford and some of his fellow bishops from around the world as they rediscover that the medicine Peter offers is good for today’s church.

A moment of opportunity and truth

A joint statement by all the world’s religions is a remarkable common statement issued at a critical time: an environmental crisis which threatens our common home.

He set a child in the midst of them

In Matthew’s gospel, Jesus sets a child in the midst of his disciples and invites them to reshape their priorities. What would happen if we did that today in the public square?
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The Robot Will See You Now: Artificial intelligence and the Christian faith

Steven Croft reviews a series of essays on artificial intelligence and the Christian faith, as seen in Church Times.