Our current podcast series features 10-minute episodes where the Joint Public Issues Team and others share their knowledge and passion on topical issues.
You can listen to the podcasts below by clicking the ‘play’ buttons. For other ways to listen to the podcast, click here or search for ’10 Minutes on’ in your favourite podcast app.
If you’re a preacher, minister, worship leader or just interested in the intersection of current affairs, justice and the Bible, take a look at our Politics in the Pulpit podcast.
Find our Faith in Politics podcast series, where our JPIT Parliamentary interns interview public figures who straddle the worlds of faith and politics, in our archive.
10 Minutes on: Social Media
10 Minutes on: Councils and Climate Justice
10 Minutes on: Scottish Independence
10 Minutes on: what happened at COP27
10 Minutes on: the Autumn Statement
10 Minutes on: Toilet Justice
10 Minutes on: Loss and Damage
10 Minutes on: From Social Action to Social Justice
10 Minutes on: Modern-Day Slavery
10 Minutes on: The Mini-Budget
10 Minutes on: The IPCC Report
In the week the IPCC’s 6th report was released, Steve and David talk about the impact warnings the government’s committee on climate change are making, and the drastic need to make change in the next 3-5 years.
10 Minutes on: a Pandemic of Injustice
Two years ago today the World Health Organisation first described Covid as a pandemic. Simeon and Matt from the 10 Minutes on Team discuss the current situation around the world and the debate over vaccine intellectual property rights.
10 Minutes on: The Invasion of Ukraine
Dave and Steve from the 10 Minutes on Team discuss Ukraine and Russia’s recent history, the call to be peacemakers and how Christian leaders can lead people into prayer as the conflict unfolds.
10 Minutes on: The Cost Of Living
In this episode, recorded on 8 Feb 2022, Matt and Paul discuss the cost of living, after a week in which the energy price cap rose by 54%, interest rates were lifted, and the Chancellor announced measures aiming to soften the blow. They put these changes in the longer-term context of poverty in the UK, and discuss how churches and Christians might want to respond.
10 Minutes on: The Nationality and Borders Bill
In this episode recorded on the 15th December 2021, Hannah and Simeon take 10 minutes to talk through the progress of the Nationality and Borders Bill, as it makes its way into the House of Lords. They explore what opportunities for influencing there are in this next stage, and how we might be able to get involved.
10 Minutes On: Channel Crossings
JPIT team members Steve T and Dave reflect on the tragic events in the English channel and how Christians can respond. Recorded on 25th November 2021, after 27 people lost their lives attempting to cross the Channel to the UK.
10 Minutes On: COP26
JPIT team member Steve Hucklesby reflects on his time at COP26 and how it will impact our future.
10 Minutes On: Who are They Listening to? The MP sleaze scandal
Paul from the Joint Public Issues Team talks about the recent MP sleaze scandal. He reflects on whose voices MPs hear and JPIT’s hope of establishing a society where the poorest & most marginalised are at the centre.