All blog posts in the 'Faith in Action' category

The Good Place? Bonhoeffer and Christian Ethics

Submitted by Emma on Tue, 10/07/2018 - 14:36

What does Bonhoeffer have to do with The Good Place? Quite a lot as it turns out! In her latest blog Emma compares the ethics of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Chidi Anagonye.

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Discipleship: Deepening Faith

Submitted by Ruth N on Wed, 27/06/2018 - 11:52

SCM’s third aim is Deepening Faith. For the next installment of the SCM Discipleship series we asked our Members to share the ways in which they deepen their faith that aren't the usual suspects.

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Discipleship: Celebrating Diversity

Submitted by SCM on Tue, 26/06/2018 - 15:45

Discipleship is the new number-one focus of the United Reformed Church, with the tagline ‘Walking the Way: Living the Life of Jesus Today’. This focus might look different in the diverse contexts of the local church. In the Church of God, however, which is called to move towards God’s realm of justice, peace and reconciliation, diversity is key to discipleship. So what does diversity in discipleship look like? Alex Clare-Young explores this in the final blog of the Discipleship series. 

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Existence Anew: Bonhoeffer and Discipleship

Submitted by Emma on Thu, 14/06/2018 - 17:02

In her first few weeks as Faith in Action Lead, Emma has been exploring the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the call to discipleship. 

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Discipleship: Seeking Justice

Submitted by Emma on Wed, 13/06/2018 - 15:50

In the next installment of our discipleship series Emma Temple, SCM's new Faith in Action Lead (and North East Regional Worker), looks at the aim Seeking Justice and how she believes that fits in with the journey of faith. 

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Discipleship: Creating Community

Submitted by Rob_C on Wed, 13/06/2018 - 15:20

In a society like today where we are somehow always connected we seem to be at the same time very disconnected. We know about everything that is happening on the world stage but not much about our next-door neighbour. So, what does community look like in these times? And how do we 'do discipleship' in it?

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Submitted by Ruth N on Tue, 12/06/2018 - 15:04

What is discipleship, and how does it fit in with SCM's four main aims?

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Story of Vocation

Submitted by SCM on Tue, 08/05/2018 - 12:06

Shanika, an SCM member, shares her experience of vocation and what it has come to mean for her. 

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Let’s make 2018 the year to End Hunger in the UK!

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 20/12/2017 - 14:51

Liam Purcell from SCM's campaign partner Church Action on Poverty tells us of his hopes and plans for 2018, and what SCM students can do to help end hunger in the UK!

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Zimbabwe: Coup/Not a Coup

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 11/12/2017 - 14:44

Nellia Mazarura, Zimbabwean student at Northampton University, tells of the frightening experience of leaving her home country to study in the UK, while her loved ones were living in an increasingly dangerous, unstable situation. 

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