• June 10, 2019

    Sunday 7 July 2019 has been designated Tax Justice Sunday, with a range of resources available to help churches mark the importance of Tax Justice, including worship resources, sermon notes, and hymns.

  • September 22, 2018

    Speaking truth to power is a blade with two edges.

  • October 18, 2012

    Ekklesia's Simon Barrow will be the keynote speaker at LGCM's annual meeting in London on Saturday 27 October. His theme will be 'Redeeming Christianity from the Margins'.

  • March 20, 2012

    Some 300 global church leaders will be gathering in Manila from 22 to 27 March for a pre-assembly of the WCC Commission on World Mission and Evangelism.

  • August 6, 2011

    The British Library has raised more than half of the £9 million needed to buy the C7th St Cuthbert Gospel before the purchase deadline expires in eight months.

  • June 22, 2011

    I am currently on a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia, walking from Birmingham to London between 16 June and 1 July. For more details and updates, please see: http://repenting.wordpress.com/

  • July 6, 2010

    The origins of Christianity are in a dynamic and free movement around Jesus, but much of its history is bound up with institutional religion, says Simon Barrow. The challenge is to continue to respond to the transformative impulse of the Gospel, even in the midst of organisation and complexity.

  • April 26, 2009

    Some traditional loyalties bind us to dominant economic, political, social and religious systems, says Simon Barrow. The Gospel of Jesus turns such commitments upside down.

  • April 21, 2009

    A six session course looking at compassion, justice and how your church can effect change locally and globally

    - Is your Church looking to connect more effectively to its local community?

  • December 11, 2008

    The season of Advent is about waiting and anticipation. But what kind of Jesus is the church expecting by the way it behaves, asks Simon Barrow. What is it truly mortgaging itself on?