All blog posts in the 'Reflections and Stories' category

Why You Should Stand For General Council!

Submitted by Ruth N on Wed, 07/02/2018 - 12:04

We ask current members of SCM’s General Council (GC) – the student leadership body and board of trustees for the movement – to share about their experience as a GC member, and why they think it’s important for members to stand for election this year.

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Rach's Reflections - Our Little Boats

Submitted by Rach Collins on Mon, 05/02/2018 - 12:48

Last Friday, Rach and Simon went to the University Ministry Forum in Manchester. Rach reflects on the conversations they had, and on her little boat that is the North West Hub.

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Time to Talk Day 2018: A Christian Perspective

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 31/01/2018 - 16:53

1st February 2018 marks Time to Talk Day – an initiative running since 2014, encouraging people to talk more openly about mental wellbeing and mental health issues. Shanika shares why she believes Time to Talk Day is important, and why those of faith need to sit up and take notice of it as much as anyone else.

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4 Top Reasons Why You Don’t Need a New Year’s Resolution

Submitted by Lizzie_G on Fri, 05/01/2018 - 11:00

Thinking about writing those New Year's Resolutions you'll never keep? Think again. 

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Rach's Reflections - So That

Submitted by Rach Collins on Thu, 04/01/2018 - 11:30

One thing always leads to another. Rach ponders causes and effects.

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Rach's Reflections - My Little Jar of Advent

Submitted by Rach Collins on Mon, 18/12/2017 - 12:44

How are you marking the days of Advent?

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Responding to #MeToo

Submitted by SCM on Thu, 14/12/2017 - 12:15

SCM Member David Harvey responds to the recent #MeToo hashtag.

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Rach's Reflections - If I weren't a Christian

Submitted by Rach Collins on Tue, 21/11/2017 - 16:20

Rach shares some reflections on Interfaith week. 

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Through the eyes of Barth: The Bible as divine revelation

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 13/11/2017 - 16:00

The last in our Bible blog series in the run up to A Light For All, Dan reflects on how the Barmen Declaration affects his reading of scripture today. 

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Reading Scripture in Light of Jesus: The Bible as Discipleship

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 13/11/2017 - 14:21

In the run up to A Light For All, our day event on the Bible in Lancaster on Nov 18th, Simone shares how he prefers to read scripture following the Anabaptist tradition.

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