WELForum Webinar on 'Involvement with Politics and Society' - Nola Leach
31 January 2013
'Why and How Should a Christian
Be Involved in Politics and Society'
Thursday 31 January 2013
The call to God's people is to preach the gospel and to bring people to Him. Why therefore should Christians be involved in the public square and politics in particular and how do they do this? Using the experience gained over many years of working to influence policy makers Nola Leach, the Chief Executive of the major UK Christian charity CARE (Christian Action Research and Education) will examine what it means to be light and salt in an alien culture.
Nola Leach is the Chief Executive Officer of CARE (Christian Action Research and Education), one of Europe’s leading Christian Charities which provides resources and helps bring Christian insight and experience to matters of public policy and practical caring initiatives. CARE undertakes a variety of social caring and educational programmes as well as research. It is represented in the UK Parliaments and Assemblies, at the EU in Brussels and at the UN at Geneva and New York. As Head of the Public Affairs team, Nola leads campaigns on topics such as human trafficking, internet pornography and the value of life from its beginning to its natural end. Nola is in increasing demand as a writer public speaker and broadcaster.