Category: International

Philip Ellwood

Royal Preaching!

  Why I – mostly – loved Bishop Curry’s sermon The restorative love of God was confidently, passionately and skillfully proclaimed. Hundreds of millions of people were shaken out of their seats and umpteen media outlets set alight by passionate, Christian preaching when they expected dusty, religious formalism. The centrality of Christ crucified (1 Cor… Read More

Rachel Rigby

Back to Iraq

In late August 2014 Tearfund made the corporate decision to respond to the humanitarian crisis caused by the rise of the Islamic State, and in September 2014 I was deployed as part of an assessment team to determine what role Tearfund could play in alleviating the suffering of displaced people. It became clear very quickly… Read More