Faith and Risk.

I sometimes am asked how I can take Risk Management seriously when I am a person of faith.  Or to put it another way, how I can be serious about having faith when I practice Risk Management. Surely, if events are in God’s hands, they are beyond management by us...

Six Things I do not believe about the Creation Story

Some people think the right place to begin reading a book is at the beginning.  That is not always so.  It is unfortunate that the first two chapters of the Bible, that is the first two chapters of the book of Genesis, are perhaps the most offputting for many people...

Is it time to scrap Harvest Festivals?

As I have mentioned before, the Church of England in the North West has chosen the Harvest Festival as one of its “Back to Church Sundays” when services will be made especially visitor-friendly and when it will be a good time to go if you have not been for...

Is it always wrong to pay less than the Living Wage?

Last night I was reminded of the controversy over the Church of England and the Living Wage. I went to the AGM of my local Church.  One of the matters reported was the remuneration of people working in a community centre run by the Church.  I learnt : It employs a few...

Is Risk Management godless?

Some people think it strange that I can be involved in Risk Management and also think of myself as a Christian. Surely, if I have faith, I must believe that whatever happens is a result of God’s Will.  Like the old song says, “In His Hands, He’s got...