All blog posts in the 'Faith in Action' category

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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Why are we campaigning for refugees?

Submitted by Ruth on Tue, 24/11/2015 - 11:49

Our members have spoken and they want to focus our campaigning on supporting and welcoming refugees. Faith in Action Project Worker, Ruth, shares her thoughts on why this campaign matters.

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How faith helps activism

Submitted by Ruth on Wed, 04/11/2015 - 11:01

Making a difference in the world is about small steps – and our faith and spirituality can support our activism. Faith in Action worker Ruth reflects on the importance of these things following a workshop at the recent SCM gathering in Edinburgh.

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Broader, bigger and more participatory democracy

Submitted by Ruth on Wed, 14/10/2015 - 15:47

Ruth Wilde reflects on why she thinks representative democracy fails democratically and what a better democracy looks like.

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SCM at the 'Stop DSEI' Day of Action

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 23/09/2015 - 10:05

SCM's Emma Temple reflects on the 'Stop DSEI' Day of Action.

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Being a Place of Welcome

Submitted by Ruth on Thu, 10/09/2015 - 15:38

Faith in Action Project Worker, Ruth Wilde, looks at the interlocking problems of the arms trade and the refugee crisis and calls on Christian students to challenge dehumanising language.

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Putting Faith into Action

Submitted by Ruth on Mon, 17/08/2015 - 16:19

Ruth Wilde is our new Faith in Action Project Worker. Here she talks about what Faith in Action means to her and why it's important for Christians.

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