The cost of living crisis
A perfect storm of rocketing prices and bills in everything from petrol to energy to food has meant making ends meet is getting harder and harder for millions, not just in the UK but around the world too. Many people were already struggling as a result of the pandemic lockdowns and recessions, and so the impact of soaring inflation – which hit a 40-year high of 9% in May – has been devastating for those struggling to get by. What can the church do about this? We've gathered a panel of three Christian anti-poverty activists to discuss the cost of living crisis and how believers can be the hands and feet of Jesus during this season.