Blogs

Prayers for Freshers 2016

By SCM on 6 Sep 2016

Three prayers for freshers as the new academic term begins.

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Rach Collins

Rach's diary - Week 1

By Rach Collins on 2 Sep 2016

Rach Collins reflects on her first two days working at SCM.

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An Interview with Revd Steve Chalke

By SCM on 23 Aug 2016

Revd Steve Chalke MBE is a Baptist minister and founder of Oasis UK, a charity committed to transforming communities by working in an inclusive, integrated, empowering and comprehensive way so that all people experience wholeness and fullness of life. Part of this interview was first published in issue 154 of Movement magazine.

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Living Well in Community

By SCM on 22 Aug 2016

Life in community with other people is hard. How can we learn to truly encounter each other and grow in deeper fellowship like the early church?

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Three Hours Sleep – A Personal Diary from World Youth Day

By SCM on 22 Aug 2016

The face of mercy – of compassion, gratitude, and hope – can be found in young people. New GC member Sarah Derbyshire reflects on an epic journey through World Youth Day 2016.

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After the Trident Vote in Parliament: What Next?

By SCM on 18 Aug 2016

Laurence Hall, PhD student at the University of Essex, reflects from a Quaker perspective on the recent vote by the UK parliament to renew the nuclear deterrent Trident.

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Saints and Politics: What Could Theresa May Learn from St Teresa of Avila?

By SCM on 17 Aug 2016

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, shares a lot in common with a namesake saint: St Teresa of Avila. So much so, that we asked SCM member Shanika Ranasinghe to investigate the comparison a little further.

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Why the church needs to move beyond growth

By Ruth on 15 Aug 2016

SCM member and Unitarian Robin Hanford reflects on the church's obsession with growth.

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Longing, Desire, and the Pursuit of God

By SCM on 15 Aug 2016

Seeking God through hardship, perseverance and longing. By Jamie Howard.

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Tips for Students on A Level Results Day

By SCM on 15 Aug 2016

As thousands of students across the country await their A Level results this coming Thursday (18 August), James Blackhall from SCM Leeds shares his top tips on what to do next – and encourages you to relax and take stock before the move to uni.

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