Blogs

Staying Silent: Why Christians Hide Support for Same Sex Relationships (Part One)

By SCM on 13 Apr 2015

Why are a third of UK churchgoers hiding their support for same sex relationships? A friend of SCM shares her perspective.

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Voting Isn't the Be-All and End-All of Politics

By Stephen on 9 Apr 2015

You have 28 days until you get to vote in the General Election. But political engagement can, and should be, part of our day to day lives. Stephen, Faith in Action intern, considers how we vote in day to day life.

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A Journey to Faith

By SCM on 26 Mar 2015

Adam Smith is a student at the University of Winchester and is the president of the new SCM group there. Here he shares his journey to faith, in which SCM has played a part.

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Church Exchange - Part Two

By SCM on 25 Mar 2015

I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father.

John 17:20b-21a

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Church Exchange - Part One

By SCM on 24 Mar 2015

I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father.

John 17:20b-21a

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What's For Breakfast?

By Stephen on 16 Mar 2015
Today’s blogpost is a challenge for us all.
 
Take a long, hard look at your breakfast this morning.
 
What are you eating? Where has it come from? Whose hands has it gone through? How long is the chain between farm and fork, between soil and spoon? 
 
This is what I’m having for breakfast this morning:
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The Food Waste Fight Heads North

By Stephen on 9 Mar 2015

Royal Holloway's Food Recycling Scheme has set a precedent, and other universities are starting to follow...

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International Women's Day: Alberta Williams King

By SCM on 3 Mar 2015

With International Women's Day fast approaching, SCM's Debbie White introduces us to Alberta Williams King.

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The Reason for the Season

By Jacque on 23 Feb 2015

I recently asked someone if they were planning on giving something up or taking something on for Lent. They seemed slightly taken aback and pointed out that they weren't "religious" and as such, obviously (in their opinion) they wouldn't be doing anything for Lent. Which in turn took me aback; I had school friends that weren't religious and often did something for Lent, and as a student I knew people who used Lent as a chance to try something new, or make a lifestyle change with a ‘get out’ clause if they didn't like it, like another shot at New Year resolutions almost.

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Incarnational Student Work

By Hilary on 12 Feb 2015

I love it when someone suggests a long word for something you’ve been thinking about but didn’t have a way of describing.  This week’s word is ‘incarnational’, which basically means living it out, rather than telling people what to do.

I think this is an important word for a movement like SCM. Sometimes we are all guilty of telling people what they should be doing, rather than leading by example. Rather than trying to persuade people to do things, or think in a certain way we need to just act and think and live as though God’s kingdom is here.

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