Welcome to our blog space. Here you’ll find a number of blogs, both from external and internal authors.

The views shared within these blogs are those of the authors and not always of the JustMoney Movement.

We hope you enjoy this space, at times feeling encouraged, at other times challenged, but always feeling welcome.

Seek the Welfare of the City 

‘Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you – pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare, you will find your welfare’ Jeremiah 29:7 Left – Clean for Good photo exhibiton at St Katherine Cree Church London Intro to Clean for Good The cleaning sector is renowned for low […]

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Making the Switch: Changing Banking for the Better

Grace Murray from The Switch Cambridge – a student-led campaign for ethical banking – explores how switching banks has the potential to create a paradigm shift in the finance industry. Grace got involved in The Switch Cambridge during her time at university. She now lives in London, works for local government and is passionate about systems change […]

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Fair Banking for All

As Jesus looked up, he saw the rich putting their gifts into the temple treasury. He also saw a poor widow put in two very small copper coins. “Truly I tell you,” he said, “this poor widow has put in more than all the others. All these people gave their gifts out of their wealth; but she out of her […]

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“The Government can afford to do more” – Our Budget Response

This Budget took place against a backdrop of spiralling inequality affecting millions of individuals and families across the UK. People’s pay and benefits have fallen way below prices of food, energy and everyday goods over the last decade, and this has been massively exacerbated by the Cost-of-Living crisis.  The JustMoney Movement calls for policies that […]

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Churches and ‘Tainted Money’ 

In this guest blog, Professor Fred Robinson explores the difficult balance between Christian principles and worldly pragmatism when it comes to the source of the money that churches steward.    How should churches respond to the problem of ‘tainted money’? What should churches do about historic endowments linked to exploitation? Does it matter where churches invest their money […]

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These Profits are Grotesque and Immoral

This article was written by JustMoney Movement Communications and Campaigns Manager Bryn Lauder and originally published in the February 2023 edition of the Methodist Recorder. In the month of February, Shell and BP announced a combined profit of over £50bn, with Shell raking in £32bn, their biggest profit in their 115 year history. The profits […]

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The Pentecostal Credit Union – Teaching Wisdom in Money Management

At our JustMoney conference in November 2022 we were pleased to welcome Elaine Bowes from the Pentecostal Credit Union (PCU). Elaine shared the story of the roots of PCU, which grew out of a desire to address the financial inequalities and exclusion that Black communities and Black Majority Churches were experiencing in the UK. You […]

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Money Makes Change

This article was written by JustMoney Movement Director Sarah Edwards and published in the January 2023 edition of the Columban Vocation for Justice Newsletter As we begin to emerge from this long, difficult winter, churches around the UK are valiantly striving to meet the immediate needs of their communities – providing food, shelter, warmth and […]

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Tax is good and it’s galling Zahawi didn’t pay it

This article was written by JustMoney Movement Director Sarah Edwards and published by Premier Christianity on the 31st January 2022. Christians are called to act justly, look after the vulnerable and seek the good of the community. One of the key ways this is achieved in a modern society is through taxation, says Sarah Edwards. […]

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Black person studying an open Bible.

Many Voices Project: Introducing George Amadi

Our Money Makes Change programme manager Rosie Venner catches up with the newest member of our team – George Amadi – as he starts his role as Resource and Training Officer, leading on a new pilot project with Black Majority churches in Greater London.   The JustMoney Movement equips Christians to shape a fairer, greener future, […]

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Praying for COP15

Deserts will rejoice and bloom with life, like a crocus bursting into blossom!   The imagery in the Isaiah reading set for this coming Sunday in Advent is full of hope. Nature leads the way in this prophetic vision of restoration. The wilderness is overflowing with life and colour, rejoicing in the splendour of God.   It’s […]

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