Monday, July 10, 2006


Would you Adam and Eve it?

Honestly, sometimes you just wish the Church of England could hear itself. A report last week in the Times Educational Supplement, which I was alerted to by the Newsline of the National Secular Society, talks of how taxpayers in this country could be asked to foot the bill for a doubling of the number of C of E chaplains in further education colleges.

The article reproduces quotes from a report which supports the idea, as follows: 'Many adults enter FE with the hope of a fresh start in their lives, sometimes as a result of a personal and spiritual crisis. FE chaplaincy offers a unique opportunity for the churches to engage with this generation of young people and adults at a time when many are vulnerable…'

…and ripe for the picking.

Read the whole article here.

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