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Loving our neighbour

Today the Church Times breaks the news that somebody has produced a handbook to help organisations avoid having to employ non-Christians.
Bill Bowder’s story is headlined How to employ only Christians – a guide.
I’m sending off for a copy of this book immediately.
Here is some more background in a 6 June press release from the Evangelical Alliance.

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This is reported in today’s Church Times. I am not very happy with what seems to be an attempt to push the law so far that an organisation can require a faith base for all its employees. The CT report also, and even more worryingly, suggests that DTI are pretty laid back about it all. Whilst I am happy that sometimes key posts in organisations should have a faith requirement (and have recruited on that basis) the presumption should be that prospective employees accept and work with the Christian ethos rather than subscribe to any doctrinal basis themselves. And it… Read more »