Category Archives: Bishop of Liverpool

The Rainbow of Non-violent Advocacy

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool and Chair of the Ozanne Foundation Last Thursday I stood with a number of colleagues, lay and ordained, as part of the Christian Climate Action contribution to the Extinction Rebellion protests … Continue reading

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The (Rebel) Alliance of Allies

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool and Chair of the Ozanne Foundation One of the delights of being involved in the Methodist-Anglican Covenant (I co-chair the national Advocacy and Monitoring Group) is the opportunity to build friendships … Continue reading

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Is Agreement Over-Rated?

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool In 2012 Rowan Williams published a collection of lectures under the title “Faith in the Public Square”. They are significant contributions to a whole range of issues, and each lecture was … Continue reading

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“Welcome to My Church!”

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool  When I was a Team Vicar, 25 years ago or so, my church had a car park. Arriving at church on my day off one day I found a man parked … Continue reading

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Tapping Into Love – Democratising Evangelism

By the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool Last week the General Synod met to address a wide-ranging agenda which included listening to victims and survivors of abuse, debating the Church’s approach to climate change, to appropriate investment in … Continue reading

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Changes – Facing the Strange…

by the Bishop of Liverpool, the Rt Revd Paul Bayes Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes (turn and face the strange)… – David Bowie 1971 “Look! I’m doing a new thing; now it sprouts up; don’t you recognize it? I’m making a way in the desert…” – … Continue reading

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“Do as we say” or “Do as we do”?

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool Luciana Berger is the MP for Liverpool Wavertree. In the House of Commons’ Antisemitism debate she recounted her story – a history of family members killed and exiled because they were … Continue reading

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