Mexican Quaker, Marisol Reyes, explains how the 'Day of the Dead' festival came into being and what it means for Mexicans.
Ellen Lesser, MA student at Exeter University, writes about what loving the earth means for her.
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.
American Mennonite Pastor, Mike Nimz, writes about why he believes Jesus and guns should never be put together.
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.
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.
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.
Alex Akhurt share his experience of starting university last October, and offers some wisdom for those in the same boat this year.
'The heavens declare the glory of God, the skies proclaim the work of his hands': Caitlin Wakefield on Psalm 19, the wonder of creation, and what 'loving the earth' means for her.