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Lizzie's Epic SCM Tour: A Reflection

Submitted by Lizzie_G on Fri, 20/10/2017 - 18:01

This September I travelled the country to meet with SCM members and supporters. I was anxious – would my car hold together? (Lola’s exhaust and wheel have both fallen off recently…) Would I survive a 12 city tour in 7 days? Was the drive across the Yorkshire Moors coastline a stupid idea? Would I find the hope I was looking for...?

Thankfully, I wasn't disappointed.

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Jesus and Guns

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 16/10/2017 - 16:51

American Mennonite Pastor, Mike Nimz, writes about why he believes Jesus and guns should never be put together. 

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In Response to the Balliol College Controversy

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 16/10/2017 - 12:46

Simone Ramacci reflects on the Balliol College controversy. 

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Rach's Reflections - Intentional Chances of Encounter

Submitted by Rach Collins on Fri, 13/10/2017 - 10:58

Reflecting on chance encounters, being intentional and, because it’s Rach, trains.

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Combatting Militarism In Universities and Wider Society

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 09/10/2017 - 15:29

Ex-soldier and Peace Pledge Union employee, Wayne Sharrocks, tells of his own experiences of recruitment to the army as a child, and explains how to combat militarism in universities. This is the third blog in an SCM blog series for  Week of Prayer for World Peace.

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Too Much, Too Young? A Christian Response to the UK’s Recruitment of Child Soldiers

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 09/10/2017 - 12:32

SCM General Council member, Robin Hanford, says that it is not 'normal', acceptable or Christian for the UK armed forces to recruit children of 16 and 17. This is the second in a series of three SCM blogs for Week of Prayer for World Peace

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World War 2: The Child-Friendly Face of Chaos?

Submitted by SCM on Thu, 05/10/2017 - 16:32

Robin Fishwick, chaplain at Leeds University, explains in this blog for Week of Prayer for World Peace why he thinks the way WW2 is taught in the primary school curriculum is revisionist, one-sided and inappropriate for young children.

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Rach's Diary - Welcome Week Everywhere!

Submitted by Rach Collins on Wed, 04/10/2017 - 16:49

More trains for Rach as she covers three welcome weeks, and updates the blog on what else has been going on.

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Top Tips For Freshers: part 3

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 02/10/2017 - 12:37

Alex Akhurt share his experience of starting university last October, and offers some wisdom for those in the same boat this year.

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Rach's Diary - Freshers' in Manchester, the 2nd Edition

Submitted by Rach Collins on Wed, 27/09/2017 - 16:16

Another fortnight, another diary blog. What has Rach been up to for Manchester's Welcome week?

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