Blogs

Anglican MythBusters: Fresh Expressions from 1549

Submitted by SCM on Thu, 14/07/2016 - 10:51

In the first part of a new series of ecumenical mythbusting – tackling different myths from various denominations – Jodie Brown looks at one of the abiding assumptions about the Church of England.

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Why use gender-inclusive language?

Submitted by Ruth on Wed, 13/07/2016 - 17:36

Ruth explores why it's important to use gender-inclusive language in worship, with help from Professor Adrian Thatcher.

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After Brexit, a Light at the end of the Tunnel

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 13/07/2016 - 10:22

Canon Margaret Swinson reflects on the church’s response to the Brexit vote, and how resolutions passed by both the Church of England and Methodist Church have been reflected in the solidarity and generosity of people standing alongside those suffering from racism and xenophobia.

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A Blogger’s Life: Speaking Up for Those on the Margins

Submitted by SCM on Tue, 12/07/2016 - 10:46

What motivates a Christian blogger to write about her experiences of faith, work and life? Recent graduate Natasha Bunney reflects on the creative process and how it helps her remain engaged with the world.

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Our Favourite Ways to Pray

Submitted by SCM on Tue, 05/07/2016 - 10:53

We recently asked SCM members about their favourite prayers and ways to pray.

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Seeking the Common Good After Brexit

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 29/06/2016 - 10:24

Revd Chris Howson reflects on how we can respond to the Brexit vote, moving from grief and blame to daily prayer, seeking the kingdom, and working for the good of everyone.

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Dear Preachers and Storytellers: Your Anecdotes Matter

Submitted by SCM on Tue, 28/06/2016 - 09:59

Anecdotes and stories can reveal deep and real truths about our lives as Christians – helping us seek God and find peace. Rebekah Blyth recalls a recent story that has helped her deal with stress about graduating.

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Success and Failure in the Eyes of God

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 27/06/2016 - 15:38

When it comes to discussing success and failure, it all depends on why we do the things we do. Rachel Blackhurst, SCM member at Edinburgh, writes on why we need to reconsider what it means to succeed and fail.

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Life as an International Christian Student

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 20/06/2016 - 13:06

We chat with Swarup Bar, an SCM member and PhD student in Glasgow, about the challenging and surprising aspects of being a Christian international student.

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Leaning Towards Love: A Reflection on Orlando

Submitted by Ruth on Fri, 17/06/2016 - 16:20

SCM member Ellie Wilde reflects on the recent shootings in Orlando from an LGBT Christian perspective. 

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