Faith in Action

Having Faith Even When Action Feels Impossible

15 Mar 2022

 

I have found the last few weeks hard to deal with and to process, and I know I am not alone. The situation in Ukraine has dominated our TV screens and social media accounts and the escalating humanitarian emergency has been impossible to avoid. On top of this, I have been...

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Ukraine: Group Resources for Prayer and Reflection

9 Mar 2022

With the events in Ukraine impacting many of us we wanted to help you to reflect on the situation in your SCM group. Here are some resources that we hope you find beneficial to understand what is happening and to pray for those whose lives have been impacted.

Resources to help...

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Unpacking the Mystery of 'Ethical' Food Labels

3 Mar 2022

I wrote in my blog ‘Earth is a mess, y'all: Putting Faith Into Action Isn’t Always Easy’ about the ethical minefield that often surrounds decisions that are seemingly as simple as buying a tomato. I don’t know...

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AdLENTure - A Journey in Learning

1 Mar 2022

Lent - Wednesday 2nd March – Saturday 16th April 

According to the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke, after 40 days and 40 nights without food or water, the temptation of Christ took place.  

Wandering the Judean Desert shortly after his baptism, Christ entered a...

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The Greatest Speech of all Time?

1 Mar 2022

Chaplin’s full speech: [Best Version] The Great Dictator Speech - Charlie Chaplin + Time - Hans Zimmer (INCEPTION Theme) - YouTube  

For our third Everyday Theology blog we discussed Paolo Nutini’s song Iron Sky (2014...

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Spotting the Signs of FGM (plus, how to take appropriate action)

4 Feb 2022

Since 2012 the UN has designated the 6th...

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The Anthropology of FGM

2 Feb 2022

The Anthropology of FGM 

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has been around for thousands of years. It refers to the cutting or removal of a female’s external genitals for non-medical purposes.  

According to the United Nations, an estimated 200 million women and...

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Srebrenica–Potočari Memorial and Cemetery for the Victims of the 1995 Genocide

Looking Towards a Future with No Genocide

25 Jan 2022

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), which falls every year on the 27th January, is a day in which we remember the estimated six million Jews killed during the Holocaust, along with the other groups who were targeted as a result of Nazi persecution, including but not limited to those who were disabled...

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The Timeline

19 Jan 2022

Have a read of our social media post about The Resistance (posted on 17th January). It offers an introduction to three major people from Bonhoeffer’s life who will be mentioned in this timeline.   

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: The...

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