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bulletins from the frontline of a London ministry

Comfort goes to Ghana

Today we said a prayer for Comfort Asiamah before she flies to Ghana next week. She hasn’t seen her two...

The City’s Case against Transparency 2

Below is the exchange at the Court of Common Council meeting on 4 March between the Hackney Preacher and the...

The City’s Case against Transparency 1

I wrote the following article for the Evening Standard on  23 February. Here is part of the City’s case, referred to in the article,...

The price of everything….

Lord Green resigning as Chair of TheCityUK Open Letter to Mr Ben Price, the Director of Policy at TheCityUK Dear...

The “City Cash” and the Living Wage

Along with some colleagues, I recently lent someone the money to buy a swimming pool. I can’t say precisely how...

Going a bit potty

The Guinness Trust have a new “Clear Corridor and Communal Area Procedure”. They say they want to provide an environment...

Welcome To Portsoken

First published in the Observer Sunday 1 June The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Fiona Woolf, hosted a conference in her official residence...

Comfort Asiamah And Her Absent Children

From the desk of the Hackney Preacher A photograph of Comfort Asiamah, top left, with members of her family in...

Armistice Day In Abney Park Cemetery

from the desk of the Hackney Preacher Grief needs ritual acts of public commemoration where our painful memories are shared...

Hasan, Firework Salesman

from the desk of the Hackney Preacher On Ascension Day I like to let off three big ones from the...

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