The Clapham Society is a community of Christian Activist/Engagers from diverse denominational backgrounds uniting together in purpose, character and calling. Our challenge and quest is to come together so that we can Plan for Significance, Prepare with Excellence and Pursue our Calling to be an Influence in our generation, be it in the private or public arena, for the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Following the model of the original Clapham community (Read Featured Articles: “Wilberforce and His Circle of Friends“ and “William Wilberforce & the Clapham Group”), below is the vehicle we have chosen for implementing a functional and structured 21st century community of Christian activists.
“I must confess… that my own solid hopes for the well-being of my country depend, not so much on her navies and armies, nor on the wisdom of her rulers, nor on the spirit of her people, as on the persuasion that she still contains many who love and obey the gospel of Christ.”
— -William Wilberforce
Near the end of the 18th century, a young British parliamentarian named William Wilberforce, along with a small group of friends from Clapham, took on the impossible, the abolition of the slave trade in the British Empire… and they turned their world upside down!