Giles Fraser, one of the liberal clerics who has resigned over the anarchist sit-in in the grounds of St Paul's, calls himself a Christian Socialist, but he is more socialist than Christian. He believes in women Bishops, gay marriage and does not believe in life after death. He also, until his resignation, lived in luxury in central London.
I dare say these people have their place, but it is not within a Christian church. I wonder if he might try a refugee camp in the horn of Africa or Darfur? One could at least respect that.
Christianity is about trusting in Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of one's own personal sins and receiving eternal life as a free gift from God. It is not about 'working your passage' by what you do in this life, but for those who think it is, 'working your passage' does not involve smells and bells and magic spells. Scripture tells us that it is impossible to work you own passage but for those who would like to try you might think about selling all your goods and giving to the poor, caring for those who are sick or imprisoned, feeding the hungry and providing fresh water to the thirsty. That doesn't mean going to coffee mornings and sitting on committees, but getting your hands dirty. It still won't be good enough, but at least the world will respect you.