Blogs

Preparing for the Interruptions

By Emma on 9 Aug 2018

Emma takes a look at preparation, and the joy of having our best laid plans interrupted by God.

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A Biblical Look at Preparation

By Ruth N on 9 Aug 2018

Patrick from Lancaster SCM takes a look at what the Bible teaches us about preparation. 

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Preparing For University

By Ruth N on 9 Aug 2018

How can you be best prepared in every way for university life, either as a fresher or returning student? Matthew gives some helpful advice below about how to prepare - physically, mentally and spiritually. 

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The Golden Rule of Pride

By Ruth N on 9 Aug 2018

SCM Member Ellen shares her experience of Pride with us.

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Rach's Reflection: Rest

By Rach Collins on 18 Jul 2018

Rach reflects on how running for trains can mirror the rest of her life and the need for rest.

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A Biblical Look at Rest

By Ruth N on 17 Jul 2018

Gemma takes a look at the principal of rest that runs through the Bible, giving us some practical ways that we can fit rest into our busy 21st Century lives. 

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Kept in Precious Love: Finding True Rest in God

By Ruth N on 17 Jul 2018

Debbie shares how illness forced her to stop placing her worth in academia and instead define herself and her rest in God. 

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The Good Place? Bonhoeffer and Christian Ethics

By Emma on 10 Jul 2018

What does Bonhoeffer have to do with The Good Place? Quite a lot as it turns out! In her latest blog Emma compares the ethics of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Chidi Anagonye.

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Discipleship: Deepening Faith

By Ruth N on 27 Jun 2018

SCM’s third aim is Deepening Faith. For the next installment of the SCM Discipleship series we asked our Members to share the ways in which they deepen their faith that aren't the usual suspects.

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Discipleship: Celebrating Diversity

By SCM on 26 Jun 2018

Discipleship is the new number-one focus of the United Reformed Church, with the tagline ‘Walking the Way: Living the Life of Jesus Today’. This focus might look different in the diverse contexts of the local church. In the Church of God, however, which is called to move towards God’s realm of justice, peace and reconciliation, diversity is key to discipleship. So what does diversity in discipleship look like? Alex Clare-Young explores this in the final blog of the Discipleship series. 

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