Who rules Britain (4): Christ’s unshakeable Kingdom

The fourth and final post in a series for General Election week in the United Kingdom. You can find the previous posts here, here and here. By this time tomorrow we will most probably know who will form our next government; and one which, barring a miracle, will be very far from what a government … Continue reading Who rules Britain (4): Christ’s unshakeable Kingdom

Who rules Britain (3): Voting under Christ the King

My previous two posts have looked at the fundamental political fact, which is the rule of the crucified and risen Jesus Christ; and the light that shines on why our political choices seem so terrible in this election. But what are we supposed to do with our votes tomorrow? If there is no option to … Continue reading Who rules Britain (3): Voting under Christ the King

Who rules Britain? (2): Non-Christian rulers and the Rule of Christ

  This is the second article in a series 'Who rules Britain?'. You can find the first here. What has gone wrong with politics in Britain? Why are we faced with such a terrible choice at this election? How did we get to a situation where mainstream parties on all sides are led by such … Continue reading Who rules Britain? (2): Non-Christian rulers and the Rule of Christ

Who rules Britain (1): Jesus is Lord, and still will be on Friday

This is the first of a series of four posts for this election week, asking the question ‘Who rules Britain?’ The enthronement of Jesus Christ, and God's universal call to acknowledge him, is the foundational political fact. Who will be ruling Britain on December 13th? The Christian answer is unambiguous. There will be no ultimate … Continue reading Who rules Britain (1): Jesus is Lord, and still will be on Friday

The real Brexit issue: Where does authority come from?

The real issue which underlies the entire Brexit debate is, where does authority come from? By authority I mean not just power but legitimate power: who has the right to rule? In one sense this is obvious, because the Brexit debate is of course over the government of the United Kingdom. Of course there are … Continue reading The real Brexit issue: Where does authority come from?