Success and Failure in the Eyes of God

By SCM on 27 Jun 2016

When it comes to discussing success and failure, it all depends on why we do the things we do. Rachel Blackhurst, SCM member at Edinburgh, writes on why we need to reconsider what it means to succeed and fail.

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Life as an International Christian Student

By SCM on 20 Jun 2016

We chat with Swarup Bar, an SCM member and PhD student in Glasgow, about the challenging and surprising aspects of being a Christian international student.

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Truth, democracy and the EU Referendum

By Ruth on 16 Jun 2016

Our Faith in Action Project Worker, Ruth, asks 'When the truth is hidden from people, can there be real democracy?'

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Love Conquers All

By SCM on 15 Jun 2016

This blog post is written by Adam Spiers, a straight male who is a member of Exeter MethAng. It is adapted from a reflection Adam gave at a vigil in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando, organised by the University of Exeter’s LGBTQ+ society.

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Leadership is Offering Something, Big or Small

By SCM on 7 Jun 2016

How far can a small offering go? As young people taking on roles of leadership, we need to remember that nothing is ever wasted when offered to God, says Amy Sheridan.

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Rediscovering The Divine: Embracing an Open, Just and Honest Faith

By SCM on 18 May 2016

How an encounter with Christian communities rooted in honesty, openness and the beautiful rhythms of liturgy helped one student rediscover faith.

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Some things never change…?

By SCM on 16 May 2016

Chaplaincy is a place of rest and challenge for students who come through the doors every day. So what do students bring, and what can we learn from their stories? Guest blog by Kate Pearson, chaplain at the University of Warwick.

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Helping refugees is crucial to our faith

By Ruth on 12 May 2016

Exeter MethAng Society member Adam Spiers tells us why he thinks the Bible is clear on how we should treat refugees.

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All the Bells and Smells: What the Eucharist Means to a Catholic

By SCM on 9 May 2016

Daniel Leung, a graduate student of B.A. (Hons) Christian Theology and Media & Communication at Liverpool Hope University, shares what the Eucharist means to him as a Catholic, and why the ‘bells and smells’ of this sacrament are so fundamental to the spiritual lives of generations of believers.

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God of the Stranger and the Lost

By SCM on 4 May 2016

Rachel Blackhurst, member of SCM Edinburgh, writes about her experience studying abroad in India, and how it opened her eyes to her dependence on others and experience of God through the simple act of welcome.

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