We know that slavery is wrong, yet sincere believing Christians once defended it on Biblical grounds. Today’s Christians also argue over issues like the Middle East or trade justice, defending their opinions biblically. So how do we move beyond division to consensus on these ethical issues?
Nigel Varndell has worked at Christian Aid for more than ten years, working in fundraising, advocacy and Church relations before ending up as the Inter-faith manager. He spends half of his time getting people from different faiths to work together and the other half trying to convince his colleagues that Christians don’t have a monopoly on caring for the poor.