Faith in Action

Peace to Contend with War

9 Dec 2021

We arrived at the Excel Centre in London after travelling from all across the country to be there. Candles at the ready, the plan was seemingly very simple. We were going to join a silent vigil and protest the DSEI Arms Fair in London, one of the world's largest arms fair where governments and...

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Advent: The Theology of Waiting

7 Dec 2021

Advent – The Theology of Waiting  

“Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!” - Psalm 27:14 NRSV.  

Advent calendars and Advent candles are used by millions of people across the country every December. The ...

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Who is my neighbour?

2 Dec 2021

Throughout both the Old and New Testaments this idea of ‘the neighbour’ is almost always placed at the forefront of Christian ethics. Encompassed by The Golden Rule to treat others as you wish to be treated, on the surface, showing love for one’s neighbour is not a complicated concept to...

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A Theological Perspective on Remembrance and Awareness

29 Nov 2021

World AIDS Day 

A Theological Perspective on Remembrance and Awareness 

AIDS, known medically in the UK as Advanced HIV, refers to the stage in which a sufferer’s immune system has become so weakened by the virus HIV that they can no longer resist...

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Why you should Rock the Red Ribbon this World AIDS Day

25 Nov 2021

What is the red ribbon and what is its history?  

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Prince - The Cross

19 Nov 2021

The song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NnqOfW_klg

The song’s lyrics: https://genius.com/Prince-the-cross-lyrics 

Prince was one of the eighties greatest stars and...

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Why Wear a White Poppy?

9 Nov 2021

This Thursday, like every other 11th November since 1919, people across the country will meet the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month with a two-minute silence, marking the time at which the guns ceased firing on the Western Front during World War One. As a further mark of...

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Remember, Remember the 5th November

5 Nov 2021

Remember, remember the 5th November  

Every year, on the 5th November, people across the UK gather in fields to watch the fireworks, dance with sparklers and eat toffee apples as a crude caricature of Guy Fawkes burns atop a bonfire. Often referred to interchangeably as...

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