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An Interview with Revd Steve Chalke

Submitted by SCM on Tue, 23/08/2016 - 10:33

Revd Steve Chalke MBE is a Baptist minister and founder of Oasis UK, a charity committed to transforming communities by working in an inclusive, integrated, empowering and comprehensive way so that all people experience wholeness and fullness of life. Part of this interview was first published in issue 154 of Movement magazine.

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Living Well in Community

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 22/08/2016 - 14:46

Life in community with other people is hard. How can we learn to truly encounter each other and grow in deeper fellowship like the early church?

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Repost: 20 Top Tips to Live Well for Less at Uni This Year

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 22/08/2016 - 12:53

We dig through the archives and uncover this gem from Greenbelt 2011: the best tips to live well at university – ethically, generously and creatively.

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Three Hours Sleep – A Personal Diary from World Youth Day

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 22/08/2016 - 11:20

The face of mercy – of compassion, gratitude, and hope – can be found in young people. New GC member Sarah Derbyshire reflects on an epic journey through World Youth Day 2016.

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After the Trident Vote in Parliament: What Next?

Submitted by Ruth on Thu, 18/08/2016 - 18:31

Laurence Hall, PhD student at the University of Essex, reflects from a Quaker perspective on the recent vote by the UK parliament to renew the nuclear deterrent Trident.

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Saints and Politics: What Could Theresa May Learn from St Teresa of Avila?

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 17/08/2016 - 12:40

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, shares a lot in common with a namesake saint: St Teresa of Avila. So much so, that we asked SCM member Shanika Ranasinghe to investigate the comparison a little further.

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Why the church needs to move beyond growth

Submitted by Ruth on Mon, 15/08/2016 - 16:12

SCM member and Unitarian Robin Hanford reflects on the church's obsession with growth.

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Longing, Desire, and the Pursuit of God

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 15/08/2016 - 12:15

Seeking God through hardship, perseverance and longing. By Jamie Howard.

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Tips for Students on A Level Results Day

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 15/08/2016 - 10:40

As thousands of students across the country await their A Level results this coming Thursday (18 August), James Blackhall from SCM Leeds shares his top tips on what to do next – and encourages you to relax and take stock before the move to uni.

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Why you need to go to church this Sunday

Submitted by Ruth on Mon, 08/08/2016 - 15:39

SCM member and Unitarian Robin Hanford reflects on the recent murder of a Catholic priest in France and encourages us all to go to church this week.

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