Irreverend: Faith and Current Affairs

Repentance Required

June 06, 2023 J.A. Franklin, T.J. Pelham, Daniel French
Irreverend: Faith and Current Affairs
Repentance Required
Show Notes

Church of England vicars with a difference Thomas Pelham and Jamie Franklin sit down to give a spiritual perspective on the big events of the day. This week, after an absence on the show, Tom gives his own inimitable take on the coronation of King Charles III, we review a Daily Telegraph headline article that tells us that the lockdowns were an enormous, disastrous mistake (about three years too late), and we talk about Laura Dodsworth's recent Substack article in which she shares her desire to go back to church but finds difficulty with the wokeness and lack of spirituality on display in local CofE outlets. We ask why the Church of England hierarchy continues to promote the alternative green religion of Net Zero and engages so little with traditional Christian themes of sin, repentance, forgiveness and eternal life. Maybe it's time for us to try a different approach?
Question the Rev asks us to consider the significance of a pride flag on the set of The Chosen and a fourteen year-old convert sends us an email to ask for advice about growing in the faith in the midst of a hostile world. That and much more as always!
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