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A Mucky Business with Tim Farron

A Mucky Business with Tim Farron

Each week Christian MP Tim Farron unpacks the murky world of politics and encourages believers around the UK to engage prayerfully. Tim will share what life is like in Parliament, which issues Christians should care about and what you can do to make a difference. Tune in every Tuesday at 5pm or download the podcast from your chosen podcast provider.

Episodes

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Mabon ap Gwynfor: Having to compromise your faith in politics Play in Edifi Player

    Mabon ap Gwynfor: Having to compromise your faith in politics

    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. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk or sign up to Premier's Whatsapp news alerts at premier.org.uk/whatsapp and send a message there.

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Steve Baker: The answered prayer which led me into parliament Play in Edifi Player

    Steve Baker: The answered prayer which led me into parliament

    Christian MP Tim Farron is joined by Conservative MP Steve Baker. He shares how God spoke to him when he was weighing up whether to run for parliament and also how he balances serving God and his constituents. Tim also unpacks the issue of work after a government minister suggested people could work more hours to tackle the cost of living crisis. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk or sign up to Premier's Whatsapp news alerts at …

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Gareth Russell: If politics is a mucky business, what about PR? Play in Edifi Player

    Gareth Russell: If politics is a mucky business, what about PR?

    Christian MP Tim Farron is joined by Gareth Russell, managing director of PR company Jersey Road. They discuss the role of PR in telling good stories and building reputation both within the world of politics but also within the church. Tim also unpacks the issue of public service and what we can learn from the Queen. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk or sign up to Premier's Whatsapp news alerts at premier.org.uk/whatsapp and send a message …

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Chris Barton: How faith impacts important negotiations like Brexit Play in Edifi Player

    Chris Barton: How faith impacts important negotiations like Brexit

    Christian MP Tim Farron is joined by HM Trade Commissioner Chris Barton. They discuss Chris’ role in some very important trade deals including negotiations around Brexit and ask how does your faith help when you’re having robust conversations will impact millions people. Tim also unpacks the issue of forgiveness in light of the current controversies over lockdown breaches by the Prime Minister. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk or sign up to …

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Peter Hitchens: Coming to faith after setting fire to my Bible Play in Edifi Player

    Peter Hitchens: Coming to faith after setting fire to my Bible

    Christian MP Tim Farron is joined by journalist and commentator Peter Hitchens. They’ll discuss Peter’s conversion from atheism and hear Peter’s advice for Christians speaking out in the world of politics which ‘hates God’. Tim also unpacks whether it’s right for an Archbishop to intervene on political issues following Justin Welby’s comments on the Rwanda migrant plans. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk or sign up to Premier's Whatsapp news …

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Darren Millar: Serving in the Senedd and coming to faith during an election Play in Edifi Player

    Darren Millar: Serving in the Senedd and coming to faith during an election

    Christian MP Tim Farron is joined by member of the Senedd (Welsh Parliament) Darren Millar. They’ll discuss being a Christian in politics when your faith comes under attack. Darren also shares his incredible testimony of coming to faith while canvassing during an election. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk or sign up to Premier's Whatsapp news alerts at premier.org.uk/whatsapp and send a message there.

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Steph Archer: Local government and how you can get involved Play in Edifi Player

    Steph Archer: Local government and how you can get involved

    Christian MP Tim Farron is joined by Lib Dem councillor Steph Archer They look at impact that can be had by those who get involved in local politics. Tim also encourages us to think about farming. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk or sign up to Premier's Whatsapp news alerts at premier.org.uk/whatsapp and send a message there.

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Dr Russell Moore: The messy relationship between US politics and evangelicalism Play in Edifi Player

    Dr Russell Moore: The messy relationship between US politics and evangelicalism

    Christian MP Tim Farron is joined by theologian and commentator Dr Russell Moore. They unpack the relationship between US politics and evangelicalism: what’s gone wrong and hopes for the future. Tim also reflects on the ongoing situation in Ukraine Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk or sign up to Premier's Whatsapp news alerts at premier.org.uk/whatsapp and send a message there.

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Compassion UK: Making a difference outside of politics Play in Edifi Player

    Compassion UK: Making a difference outside of politics

    On International Women’s Day, Christian MP Tim Farron speaks to Evi and Sheiba from Compassion UK. They discuss their campaign against forced marriage and how we can all play a part in bringing about change in the world. Tim also has a challenge for us on the issue of climate change. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk or sign up to Premier's Whatsapp news alerts at premier.org.uk/whatsapp and send a message there.

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Ukraine and Russia: how do we respond? Play in Edifi Player

    Ukraine and Russia: how do we respond?

    Christian MP Tim Farron speaks to Rev Mark Meynell who’s in Hungary, a neighbouring country of Ukraine about the situation there and how we as Christians should respond. Tim also questions what the response of the UK should be to refugees currently fleeing Ukraine. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk or sign up to Premier's Whatsapp news alerts at premier.org.uk/whatsapp and send a message there.

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Political commentator Tim Montgomerie: Integrity and what we should expect from politicians Play in Edifi Player

    Political commentator Tim Montgomerie: Integrity and what we should expect from politicians

    Christian MP Tim Farron speaks to political commentator Tim Montgomerie about his coming to faith after he’d embarked on a life in politics. They also unpack the area of integrity within politics and what our expectations should be of leaders. Tim Farron also encourages us to learn and pray as the conflict between Russia and Ukraine escalates Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk or sign up to Premier's Whatsapp news alerts at …

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron BBC featured Pastor Mick Fleming: a call to weep with the poor Play in Edifi Player

    BBC featured Pastor Mick Fleming: a call to weep with the poor

    Christian MP Tim Farron speaks to Pastor Mick Fleming who heads up Church on the Street in Burnley, and was featured on BBC News about his life and work helping those struggling in his community. Pastor Mick also shares a passionate call for all those working in and around politics to weep with the poor, not just look to solve the issue of poverty from afar. Tim also marks Child Mental Health Week and encourages us to take the issue seriously. Want your question answered next week? …

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Lord Farmer: The vision from God which changed my career Play in Edifi Player

    Lord Farmer: The vision from God which changed my career

    Christian MP Tim Farron speaks to Conservative peer Lord Michael Farmer who shares his testimony of coming to faith later in life and how it changed his career. He also discusses his work in parliament looking to support families. Tim also encourages us think about the cost of living crisis and how we respond. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk or sign up to Premier's Whatsapp news alerts at premier.org.uk/whatsapp and send a message there.

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Mark Bainbridge: How free are we to live out our faith in the UK Play in Edifi Player

    Mark Bainbridge: How free are we to live out our faith in the UK

    Christian MP Tim Farron speaks to Mark Bainbridge, the executive director of the Lawyers Christian Fellowship. They discuss which is the ‘muckier business’…politics or law? They’ll also unpack how the law affects us as Christians and whether it limits our freedoms. Tim also encourages us how to respond when a government minister says she lost her job because of her ‘Muslimness’. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk or sign up to Premier's …