A Mucky Business with Tim Farron
Live from Labour Conference

Live from Labour Conference

September 27, 2022

Tim is joined this week by Christian Labour MP Stephen Timms for part one of our special episode recorded in front of a live audience at Labour Party conference.

They unpack the struggles of being a believer and working in the ‘mucky business’ of politics.

Plus they take questions from the audience.

Part 2 on the way soon!

Glen Scrivener: The Air We Breathe

Glen Scrivener: The Air We Breathe

September 20, 2022

Christian MP Tim Farron is joined this week by Glen Scrivener - ordained minister, director of Speak Life and author of The Air We Breathe.

They unpack some of the themes of that book, looking at the values and beliefs of Christianity and how they impact our society.

Tim also reflects on the Queen’s funeral and the sermon delivered by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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Tim Montgomerie: Reflections on Queen Elizabeth and the role of King Charles in politics

Tim Montgomerie: Reflections on Queen Elizabeth and the role of King Charles in politics

September 13, 2022

Christian MP Tim Farron is joined this week by broadcaster, commentator and former Downing Street advisor Tim Montgomerie.

They pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth but also look ahead to the role King Charles will play in politics both in Westminster but also in Northern Ireland and Scotland.

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David Barclay: Making a difference away from front line politics

David Barclay: Making a difference away from front line politics

July 19, 2022

Christian MP Tim Farron is joined this week by David Barclay from the Good Faith Partnership.

They discuss community organising, collaboration and how there’s plenty of opportunities to make a difference in people’s lives away from front line politics.

Tim also looks at the battle to become the next PM and outlines some thoughts of what we should be looking for.

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Les Isaac: The sermon which led to the resignation of Boris Johnson

Les Isaac: The sermon which led to the resignation of Boris Johnson

July 12, 2022

Christian MP Tim Farron is joined this week by Pastor Les Isaac, founder of the Street Pastors and the man behind the sermon at last week’s National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast.

It was that sermon which former health secretary Sajid Javid credited with inspiring him to resign from his government position, something which set off a chain of events which led to Boris Johnson’s resignation.

Tim also looks back at an eventful week in politics and ahead to what we need to see from a new Prime Minister.

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The National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast

The National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast

July 5, 2022

Christian MP Tim Farron is this week at the National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast.

He explains why we should celebrate how such an event can take place.

And we hear the keynote address from the event from Rev Les Isaac, the founder of Street Pastors.

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John Lennox: De-politicising The Gospel

John Lennox: De-politicising The Gospel

June 28, 2022

Christian MP Tim Farron is joined by Prof John Lennox, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University. He is widely seen as one as the foremost thinkers when it comes to defending the Christian faith.

He shares how he came to faith and gives his thoughts on how to bring The Gospel to people in a world where being a Christian is often understood as a political stance.

Tim also reflects on the Roe v Wade ruling.

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Fiona Bruce: The progress being made on religious freedom

Fiona Bruce: The progress being made on religious freedom

June 21, 2022

Christian MP Tim Farron is joined by MP Fiona Bruce who serves as the Prime Minister’s special envoy for freedom of religion and belief.

She’ll talk about an upcoming summit on the issue hosted by the UK government which will see politicians and campaigners from over 50 nations attending.

Tim also looks at when the Church and politics clash.

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John Glen: Life in the Treasury and dealing with criticism

John Glen: Life in the Treasury and dealing with criticism

June 14, 2022

Christian MP Tim Farron is joined by the Economic Secretary to the Treasury and Conservative MP for Salisbury John Glen.

He’ll talk about how his faith impacts on his work in the high echelons of politics and what life is like at the Treasury.

Tim also reflects on the new policy of sending asylum seekers from the UK to Rwanda.

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Mabon ap Gwynfor: Having to compromise your faith in politics

Mabon ap Gwynfor: Having to compromise your faith in politics

May 24, 2022

Christian MP Tim Farron is joined by Plaid Cymru Member of Senedd Mabon ap Gwynfor

He shares the battles he’s had within politics around mental health and having to compromise his faith.

Tim also looks back at the Australian election where the country’s Christian Prime Minister Scott Morrison lost out.

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