William Temple scholar Val Barron has been researching Christian social enterprise, and has been surprised at how radical it can sometimes be. One thing I had never expected when I … Continue reading The radical possibilities of Christian social enterprise
John D Anderson on the call to save the planet, and what the phrase tells us about ourselves and our place in the world. The planet is safe. Humankind will … Continue reading Is it our job to ‘save the planet’?
If you want to get the most out of leading the Plenty! programme in your community, you may like to take part in one of our facilitator training sessions. We’ll … Continue reading Facilitating a Plenty! group?
Reflections on faith, giving, fundraising and sustainable economics from Hilary Blake. The words of the title of this piece (from 1 Chronicles 29) shape much of the churches’ liturgy and … Continue reading Of your own we give you
Jennie Pollock is the author of If Only: Finding Joyful Contentment in the Face of Lack and Longing. She works part time in the Public Policy team at the Christian … Continue reading Finding contentment in my life choices
One of the big obstacles to a sustainable future is the culture of disposability. For citizens of consumer societies, it is perfectly normal to ‘consume’ things. We use them, and … Continue reading How France is nurturing a repair culture
John D Anderson reflects on how transport choices can build or erode community. The government has brought forward to 2030 the date after which diesel and petrol-powered cars may not … Continue reading Transport of delight
The Jevons Paradox is a phenomenon spotted by the economist Williams Stanley Jevons. Studying coal production in the 1860s, he noticed that more efficient technologies made people use more coal, … Continue reading Support a four day week