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A Mucky Business with Tim Farron
A Mucky Business with Tim Farron
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Each week Christian MP Tim Farron unpacks the murky world of politics and encourages believers around the UK to engage prayerfully. Tim will... more

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Episodes

Fiona Bruce: The progress being made on religious freedom

Christian MP Tim Farron is joined by MP Fiona Bruce who serves as the Prime Minister’s special envoy for freedom... more

21 Jun 2022 · 28 minutes
John Glen: Life in the Treasury and dealing with criticism

Christian MP Tim Farron is joined by the Economic Secretary to the Treasury and Conservative MP for Salisbury John Glen. He’ll... more

14 Jun 2022 · 27 minutes
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... more

24 May 2022 · 28 minutes
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... more

17 May 2022 · 26 minutes
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... more

10 May 2022 · 26 minutes
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... more

26 Apr 2022 · 28 minutes
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... more

19 Apr 2022 · 26 minutes
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... more

29 Mar 2022 · 26 minutes
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... more

22 Mar 2022 · 26 minutes
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... more

15 Mar 2022 · 27 minutes
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... more

08 Mar 2022 · 27 minutes
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... more

01 Mar 2022 · 26 minutes
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... more

22 Feb 2022 · 28 minutes
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... more

08 Feb 2022 · 25 minutes
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... more

01 Feb 2022 · 27 minutes
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... more

25 Jan 2022 · 25 minutes
Andrew Hawkins: the power of polling

Christian MP Tim Farron speaks to Savanta ComRes founder Andrew Hawkins about how polling impacts the ‘mucky business’ of politics. Andrew... more

18 Jan 2022 · 27 minutes
Dame Caroline Spelman: Life on the front bench and swimming with sharks

Christian MP Tim Farron speaks to Dame Caroline Spelman about her varied career in politics which saw her sit in... more

11 Jan 2022 · 25 minutes
Marsha de Cordova: God opened doors for me to become an MP

Christian MP Tim Farron speaks to Labour MP Marsha de Cordova about her entry into the mucky business of politics. Marsha... more

14 Dec 2021 · 27 minutes
Rev Mark Meynell: Serving as chaplain to the Treasury and the Cabinet Office

Christian MP Tim Farron speaks to Rev Mark Meynell about his work as a chaplain to the Treasury and the... more

07 Dec 2021 · 27 minutes
Baroness Caroline Cox: Representing the Queen in the House of Lords and a life fighting injustices

Christian MP Tim Farron speaks to Baroness Caroline Cox about a political career which she has dedicated to serving the... more

30 Nov 2021 · 27 minutes
Richard Gamble: Mixing prayer and politics

Christian MP Tim Farron speaks to Richard Gamble, the man behind the Eternal Wall of Answered Prayer – a new... more

23 Nov 2021 · 27 minutes
Lord Leslie Griffiths: being called to church ministry and politics

Christian MP Tim Farron speaks to Lord Leslie Griffiths, a former president of the Methodist Conference as well as a... more

16 Nov 2021 · 27 minutes
Dr. Mark Pickering, Christian Medical Fellowship: assisted dying and where ethics and politics overlap

Christian MP Tim Farron speaks to Dr. Mark Pickering, the Chief Executive of the Christian Medical Fellowship (CMF) - a... more

09 Nov 2021 · 27 minutes
Andy Flannagan: Why I persuade some Christians to go into politics and dissuade others

Christian MP Tim Farron speaks to the Executive Director of Christians in Politics, Andy Flannagan, about what a Christian needs... more

26 Oct 2021 · 29 minutes
Lord Paul Boateng: From MP to Peer, New Labour and fixing global health inequality

Former Labour MP for Brent South and current Peer Lord Paul Boateng speaks to Tim Farron about his Christian upbringing,... more

19 Oct 2021 · 27 minutes
Sir Gary Streeter: from Atheist to leading Christian MPs in Parliament

Gary Streeter talks about the changes he's seen in the number of Christian MPs since he was elected in 1992.... more

12 Oct 2021 · 25 minutes
Carla Lockhart: I feel called to talk about abortion and to evangelise

DUP MP Carla Lockhart feels passionately that she has been elected to Westminster to talk about the issue of abortion.... more

05 Oct 2021 · 28 minutes
Kate Forbes: Being in the SNP and how I answer difficult questions about Christianity

Kates Forbes is the second most senior politician in Scotland after Nicola Sturgeon and is the Cabinet Secretary for Finance... more

28 Sep 2021 · 28 minutes
Dame Andrea Leadsom: Is being ambitious ok?

Series 2 of A Mucky Business kicks off with Tim Farron, the former leader of the Liberal Democrats, talking to... more

21 Sep 2021 · 27 minutes
Series 2 Trailer

Find out about what's coming up in series 2 of 'A Mucky Business' and why MP Tim Farron is keen... more

20 Sep 2021 · 1 minute
Derek Thomas: how to pray when the President comes to town

When major leaders including President Biden visited Cornwall in June for the G7 summit, most of them did not know... more

20 Jul 2021 · 29 minutes
Cat Smith: how should Christians respond to Covid retrictions ending?

It’s time for the next episode of A Mucky Business with the Christian MP Tim Farron. This week he talks about... more

13 Jul 2021 · 27 minutes
Miriam Cates: is it a Christian MP's duty to support families?

What is a Christian politician's duty when it comes to the family? Is it their role to encourage couples to... more

06 Jul 2021 · 27 minutes
Tim Farron: the tables are turned

Cara Bentley asks Tim Farron how he became a Christian, the recent oversight regarding donations which fund his parliamentary staff,... more

29 Jun 2021 · 26 minutes
Michael Wear: Obama's faith advisor on the politicisation of Christianity

Michael Wear has prayed with President Obama and advised him on how to engage with evangelical voters - so what... more

22 Jun 2021 · 36 minutes
Jane Dodds: How to trust God with your future

How can you trust God when it feels like life has not gone to plan? Leader of the Welsh Lib... more

15 Jun 2021 · 26 minutes
Andrew Selous: Is an established church good for the gospel and the country?

Tim Farron interviews the MP who is the link between parliament and the Church of England - Andrew Selous. As... more

08 Jun 2021 · 30 minutes
Sir Steve Webb: Coalition Christianity, how to work with believers from other parties

Tim Farron speaks to former MP and Lib Dem minister Sir Steve Webb about the Coalition government and working with... more

25 May 2021 · 25 minutes
Jeremy Marshall: How does the gospel help us fight political and personal uncertainty?

Every now and again Tim Farron asks a Christian from a different mucky business to share their story, to shed... more

18 May 2021 · 27 minutes
A Mucky Business with Tim Farron
Michael Wear: Obama's faith advisor on the politicisation of Christianity
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Michael Wear has prayed with President Obama and advised him on how to engage with evangelical voters - so what does he... more