Faith in Action

Who Would Jesus Bomb? When Durham JAM Met CCND

25 Apr 2022

On Sunday 23rd January we were joined at JAM (Durham University’s Joint Anglican and Methodist Society) by Liddy from the Christian Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CCND). She delivered a workshop introducing us to CCND, covering the history of nuclear...

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In the Garden of Gethsemane

15 Apr 2022

In October 1971, a rock opera based on the Passions of Christ premiered on Broadway shortly before opening in the Westend. Inspired by a single line from Bob Dylan’s song With God on Our Side (1), which we’ll discuss in our next Everyday Theology blog, lyricist Tim Rice and composer...

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Modern Day Slavery – Understanding the Facts and How to Spot the Signs

30 Mar 2022

Last week, on the 25th March, the World marked the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. This day is designed to honour and remember those who suffered and died at the hands of the transatlantic slave trade system. However, it is also a...

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Student's Perspective

28 Mar 2022

At first I was intrigued to hear that the workshop we had booked for our SCM group that week was going to be on the ‘ethics of killing’. Originally, we had advertised that there would be pizza, to try and attract more people, which now seemed to make some light-heartedness of the topic!? Perhaps...

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Archbishop Óscar Romero – A Life Lived Through Faith in Action

23 Mar 2022

Back in January, following the death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, I wrote a blog exploring how he represented a brilliant example of someone who throughout their life constantly put...

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Having Faith Even When Action Feels Impossible

15 Mar 2022


I have found the last few weeks hard to deal with and to process, and I know I am not alone. The situation in Ukraine has dominated our TV screens and social media accounts and the escalating humanitarian emergency has been impossible to avoid. On top of this, I have been...

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Ukraine: Group Resources for Prayer and Reflection

9 Mar 2022

With the events in Ukraine impacting many of us we wanted to help you to reflect on the situation in your SCM group. Here are some resources that we hope you find beneficial to understand what is happening and to pray for those whose lives have been impacted.

Resources to help...

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Unpacking the Mystery of 'Ethical' Food Labels

3 Mar 2022

I wrote in my blog ‘Earth is a mess, y'all: Putting Faith Into Action Isn’t Always Easy’ about the ethical minefield that often surrounds decisions that are seemingly as simple as buying a tomato. I don’t know...

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AdLENTure - A Journey in Learning

1 Mar 2022

Lent - Wednesday 2nd March – Saturday 16th April 

According to the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke, after 40 days and 40 nights without food or water, the temptation of Christ took place.  

Wandering the Judean Desert shortly after his baptism, Christ entered a...

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