All blog posts in the 'Faith in Action' category

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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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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Truth, democracy and the EU Referendum

Submitted by Ruth on Thu, 16/06/2016 - 10:51

Our Faith in Action Project Worker, Ruth, asks 'When the truth is hidden from people, can there be real democracy?'

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Helping refugees is crucial to our faith

Submitted by Ruth on Thu, 12/05/2016 - 12:36

Exeter MethAng Society member Adam Spiers tells us why he thinks the Bible is clear on how we should treat refugees.

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Universal Basic Income: the Kingdom idea whose time has come

Submitted by Ruth on Fri, 15/04/2016 - 16:29

Ruth Wilde looks at the Universal Basic Income and tells us why she thinks it is a 'Kingdom idea whose time has come'.

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Defending the Stranger

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 21/03/2016 - 10:39

For the sake of our society, and for the sake of all those fleeing war and persecution, we must welcome refugees and asylum seekers in this country, says Ben Atkinson, who was part of SCM’s refugees campaign day of action in Birmingham.

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Costing Everything

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 29/02/2016 - 13:03

In British society today, what might it look like to follow Jesus and lose everything? Faith in Action worker Ruth Wilde explores what Bonhoeffer meant by ‘costly discipleship'.

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Am I my Neighbour’s Keeper? Reflections on the Death of a Dalit Student in India

Submitted by Ruth on Fri, 12/02/2016 - 13:11

Raj Barath Patta asks why Dalits like Rohit Vemula keep dying 'on the altar' of caste discrimination.

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Reflection on Birmingham Methsoc’s Food Exchange

Submitted by Ruth on Wed, 06/01/2016 - 15:47

Andrew Topping reflects on the efforts of Birmingham Methsoc to start up a Food Exchange, transforming food waste into meals for homeless people.

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Bombing, Terrorism and Solidarity

Submitted by Ruth on Wed, 16/12/2015 - 16:52

Ruth reflects on terrorism and the bombing of Syria, and explains how our solidarity with Muslims can make a difference.


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