I started a church for chavs

// The final article from our extract from Darren's book, Chav Church.

Written by Darren Edwards

Love, class and mental illness

// The only antidote to the fear and anxiety we carry is unconditional love.

Written by Laura Edwards

Donna’s story

// As part of our series on working-class church, we asked Donna to share a little of her experience of church with us.

Written by Donna Ali

I want equality for the raw, mucky people of God

// Have we forgotten (or ignored) that the Bible is full of examples where the Kingdom of God was extended through the most unlikely?

Written by Darren Edwards

What does discipleship look like on a council estate?

// Living a life of faith can look quite different outside the bastion of middle-class Christianity.

Written by Laura Edwards

We need a working-class gospel

// When life isn’t heading in the right direction, people need a way out.

Written by Darren Edwards

Is Christianity too middle class?

// We're squeamish about discussing class and church, but it needs to be talked about.

Written by Hannah Mudge

Don’t judge me but I’m working class

// And I always thought that was a good thing.

Written by Natalie Collins

What’s in a name? Everything

// We’re probably being disingenuous if we say we don’t make any assumptions about others from what they’re called.

Written by Sarah McCarten

What’s in a name?

// “A name, for me, is a short way of working out what class that child comes from,” Hopkins said.

Written by Ruth Garner