Blogs

Misreading the parable of the talents

By SCM on 28 Aug 2014

The traditional interpretation of the parable of the talents has been used to legitimise values that Jesus challenged, argues Symon Hill. A different interpretation turns the whole parable on its head. This post was originally published on Symon's blog (http://symonhill.wordpress.com)

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8 Ways to Survive University as a Christian

By SCM on 25 Mar 2014

As Christians, how do we navigate through life at uni whilst growing in our faith? Liam Williams, a third year drama student, gives his top tips on surviving and thriving at uni as a Catholic.

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Meeting God in Silence and Community

By SCM on 19 Mar 2014

Taylor Driggers, a student at the University of Edinburgh, reflects on the Taizé community and how the simple art of contemplation brings thousands of Christians closer to God.

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The Value of Vision

By Ellis on 25 Feb 2014

Fresh vision can drive away the most apathetic voice. At Conference this year, Revd Inderjit invited us to consider what dream we are working towards.

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An Interview with Dr Megan McKenna

By Movement Magazine on 20 Feb 2014

Dr Megan McKenna is a celebrated theologian and prolific author. She was appointed an Ambassador for Peace for Pax Christi in 2002 and was presented with the Isaac Hecker Award for Social Justice in 2012. Movement’s conversation with her was amazing and inspirational: issue 146 has an excerpt, but the complete interview can be found here!

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Evangelism 101

By Lizzie_G on 14 Jan 2014

Would the true evangelist please stand up? Many Christian students on university campuses are asking the question ‘how can I communicate faith in a way that engages people?’ SCM's Groups Worker, Lizzie, shares her thoughts.

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Melilla, global poverty and the student life

By Lizzie_G on 6 Dec 2013

International Development Studies student Lauren Stevens shares her musings on her year teaching abroad and her dreams for a better world. 

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The Rhythm of Fast and Feast

By Movement Magazine on 9 Sep 2013

Bishop Jonathan Clark was educated at Exeter University and ordained as a priest in 1989. He was rector of Stoke Newington until his episcopal appointment as Bishop of Croydon in 2012. This article was originally published in Movement magazine issue 145.

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer Day: What is this really costing me?

By Jo on 22 Oct 2012

Attending a day exploring the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer has inspired my latest blog reflecting on my work with asylum seekers.

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Creative Space / Sacred Space

By SCM on 17 Sep 2012

Richard Stott is a Methodist Minister, artist and art psychotherapist. He works in Sheffield for the Venture FX programme of the Methodist Church exploring new ways of being church centred on the creative arts. His blog can be found at www.iaskforwonder.com. This article first appeared in Movement magazine issue 142.

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