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Church and State

What role should the Church play in public life? Some think that the decline of the Church in UK culture means we should keep our opinions to ourselves and allow rival worldviews to run society. But we are convinced that Jesus Christ, and his pattern for life, is not only the right way to live, but the best way to live. The Church should be confident in speaking into matters of policy and law, for the good of all.


  • January 15th, 2019
    Following the rejection of the deal that Prime Minister Theresa May has agreed with EU negotiators, there is a great need for Christians to pray that the government, MPs and other leaders will find the best way forward. The coming months could lead to significant upheaval and change.
  • January 14th, 2019
    The Rev. Canon J. John, evangelist, minister and Director of the Philo Trust, asks how we might best pray for this nation in the ‘interesting times’ we live in – particularly when the future seems so unclear. But whatever happens, he says, we should be encouraged: “Underneath and over this world is God and he remains immovable.” This article was originally posted on his blog, Canon J. John (republished with permission).
  • January 10th, 2019
    Christian Concern co-founder Pastor Ade Omooba, has this year been included in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List and awarded an MBE for voluntary service. In true Pastor Ade style, he typifies the award by saying it stands for “Modest But Excellent”. We sat down and talked with him to find out how it all began.
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