Church Life, Social Action

Communicating Poverty


This is a post I have written for the Leeds Poverty Truth commission, which I post here for others to read and ponder.  Over the past seven years I've gone from being hospitalised every couple months to getting a place at University. I didn't do it alone and although it was hard work it also… Continue reading Communicating Poverty

Church Life, Social Action

Embarrassing things Churches do (to people in poverty)


I've been doing a lot of work with Leeds poverty truth and Churches action on poverty over the past two years. As someone who has had to claim poverty, who's experienced going hungry and had to choose between food and electricity (and not that long ago either!) I've got some idea of the embarrassment when… Continue reading Embarrassing things Churches do (to people in poverty)