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Zimbabwe: Coup/Not a Coup

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 11/12/2017 - 14:44

Nellia Mazarura, Zimbabwean student at Northampton University, tells of the frightening experience of leaving her home country to study in the UK, while her loved ones were living in an increasingly dangerous, unstable situation. 

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The Fear of Missing Out

Submitted by Rob_C on Thu, 07/12/2017 - 13:05

The ‘fear of missing out’ is an epidemic that is stressing out us Millennials. We have a constant view to the world through the window known as Social Media, where we spend a fair amount of time refreshing the same pages looking at the highlights of other people’s lives, and wondering why we’re not having as much fun/wearing the right clothes/living our best lives* (*delete as appropriate).

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Joy in Enough: Economics for People and Planet

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 04/12/2017 - 11:51

SCM member and postgrad student, Adam Spiers, tells us about the recent Joy in Enough 'big workshop' in Sheffield.

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Many trans people are in danger for their lives, and some Christians don't help

Submitted by SCM on Tue, 28/11/2017 - 17:28

Tina Beardsley writes about the recent hostility towards trans people and parents of trans children in the media.

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Rach's Diary - Special Saturdays and the Weeks Inbetween

Submitted by Rach Collins on Mon, 27/11/2017 - 16:48

Rach has yet again been all over the place! Catch up with her latest adventures on the blog.

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Sexual Predators, #metoo and #churchtoo

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 22/11/2017 - 17:05

Faith in Action Project Worker, Ruth Wilde, writes about the viral social media hashtag #metoo and how the new hashtag #churchtoo is exposing the problems of abuse in the churches.

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Durham SCM Groups: Building Inclusive Faith Communities in the North East

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 22/11/2017 - 10:17

Alex Akhurst - Anglican Representative for Durham Joint Anglican and Methodist Society – gives an update on what his SCM group has been up to this term, including a summary of their recent panel event with Inclusive Church.

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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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