All blog posts in the 'Exploring Theology' category

On Praying Together

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 14/02/2018 - 12:29

This Sunday 18th February is the Universal Day of Prayer for Students, otherwise known as Student Sunday! UDPS is coordinated by the World Student Christian Federation (WSCF), and has been celebrated since 1898, making it one of the oldest ecumenical days of prayer. SCM Member Sian shares why she thinks praying, specifically praying in community, is still an important but often overlooked element of the Christian faith.

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Lent Me Your Ears: Perspectives on Lent (part two)

Submitted by Ruth N on Wed, 07/02/2018 - 11:28

In the run up to lent we'll be sharing some of our members perspectives on Lent, how they observe this important liturgical season and what it means to them. Here, Simone from Progressive Christians Essex shares what he'll be doing in the run up to Easter!

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Lent Me Your Ears: Perspectives on Lent (part one)

Submitted by Ruth N on Wed, 31/01/2018 - 17:12

In the run up to lent we'll be sharing some of our members perspectives on Lent, how they observe this important liturgical season and what it means to them. 

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You means you

Submitted by Rob_C on Thu, 04/01/2018 - 16:09

Rob reflects on the importance of living out our faith in community. 

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God's People on a Journey: The Big Picture of the Bible

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 06/11/2017 - 13:26

In the run up to A Light for All, SCM Members, Link Church leaders and Friends share their thoughts on the Bible, and how they relate to scripture in their walk with God. 

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Ask a Theologian: Submit Your Questions to Sarah Thompson

Submitted by Ruth on Wed, 07/06/2017 - 18:00

On Thursday the 22nd June, we’re hosting the second in a series of Facebook Live events called ‘Ask a Theologian’. It’s your chance to quiz a number of theologians on the big (and small) questions of life, faith and society. This time, we have the executive director of Christian Peacemaker Teams, Sarah Thompson, joining us. Submit your questions now!

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Why We Need a More Open and Honest Theology

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 22/03/2017 - 10:00

An open and critical approach to theology is essential to our faith and how we live in the world.

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From the Archive: Five Awesome Women in the Bible

Submitted by SCM on Thu, 09/03/2017 - 10:23

Meek and mild? Think again. The Bible is full of women being courageous, humble, generous and unlikely heroes.

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5 Reasons Why Theology is Important for Non-Theology Students

Submitted by SCM on Tue, 06/12/2016 - 12:19

Unpacking the value of a living, breathing theology we can all do. By Rebekah Blyth

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A Call Towards A Theology of Littleness

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 12/09/2016 - 12:14

Why we need a theology of littleness – of powerlessness and vulnerability – now more than ever.

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