All blog posts in the 'Faith in Action' category

Odd reactions: Luke 4: 16-30

Submitted by Hattie on Sat, 02/02/2013 - 22:36

Telling people that you are “working with a range of agencies that are all engaged with ending human trafficking” can prompt some odd reactions...

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Narrating The Parable of the Mustard Tree Today

Submitted by Jo on Fri, 25/01/2013 - 11:16

Jesus asked, “What is the Kingdom of God like? What shall I compare it with? It is like this. A man takes a mustard seed and sows it in his field. The plant grows and becomes a tree, and the birds make their nest in its branches”.

Luke 13: 18- 19


A Trumpet Blast of Liberty

Submitted by Jo on Wed, 09/01/2013 - 14:03

"This fiftieth year is sacred—it is a time of freedom and of celebration when everyone will receive back their original property, and slaves will return home to their families."

Leviticus 25:10


Tears, trains, trafficking and the start of a bumpy journey

Submitted by Hattie on Mon, 10/12/2012 - 23:54

Being constantly on the move can leave you feeling fragile...

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Being the Salt

Submitted by Jo on Fri, 23/11/2012 - 16:21

'You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has lost its taste, how can its saltiness be restored? It is no longer any good for anything, but is thrown out and trampled under foot'.
Matthew 5: 13


Building a movement for change

Submitted by Hattie on Fri, 09/11/2012 - 13:20

In advance of speaking on a panel at Church Action on Poverty conference, I reflect on SCM as a movement and why that might be so important...

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Let us lead by example?

Submitted by Jo on Mon, 05/11/2012 - 17:35

Reflecting on the shortcomings of the asylum system and the example of hospitality our country sets to the rest of the world as I enter my third month working with asylum and refugee issues as one of the SCM Faith in Action interns.


Hattie and the Box: the stories behind the GIFT box.

Submitted by Hattie on Mon, 22/10/2012 - 23:17

To mark Anti-Slavery Day, I found myself standing in the centre of Birmingham with a giant blue box. This blog exposes some of the stories behind the box...

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer Day: What is this really costing me?

Submitted by Jo on Mon, 22/10/2012 - 12:23

Attending a day exploring the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer has inspired my latest blog reflecting on my work with asylum seekers.


Human Trafficking: what's it all about?

Submitted by Hattie on Mon, 08/10/2012 - 17:33

Issues surrounding human trafficking are complicated! In this blog post, I'm trying to give a brief outline of what trafficking is and how it presents itself.

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