Faith in Action

What's For Breakfast?

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...
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The Food Waste Fight Heads North

9 Mar 2015
It was as a fresher, sitting in the south quadrangle of Royal Holloway University, that the reality of food waste first appeared on my radar. ‘Look at these stats - 67 sandwiches, 101 bottles of fruit juice - it’s insane’, my friend lamented, waving her papers before me. She had got hold of...
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Take Five

5 Feb 2015

Time to Change have launched a nationwide initiative today called 'Time to Talk'. On this Thursday 5th February, they're asking everyone to take five minutes to have a conversation with someone about mental health. You can find out more about the project and get a resource pack on the...

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It's All About 'We'

23 Jan 2015
If you had asked my twelve-year-old self how I’d have summarised the gospel, I would have said something along these lines:
 
‘God loves me enough to have sent Jesus to die for my sins, so that I could know God and have a personal relationship with God, and inherit...
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'Class A' Cool

8 Jan 2015
East London is like Schrödinger’s marmite. I love it and hate it at the same time.
 
East London is thriving with activity. It offers an incredible wealth of art, food, and fun. It has grown into Britain’s foremost culture scene, attracting the young and ambitious from...
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The way we use language

11 Nov 2014

Whilst on placement at Mind my primary project is the 'Wellbeing Workshops', and I also spend time building relationships with service users, seeing other groups and now I'm settled I'll be spending time visiting other mental health services in the area. As part of the process of reflecting on...

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer Day: What is this really costing me?

22 Oct 2012

This weekend several of us from SCM went to Project Bonhoeffer's Conference where we spent the day exploring and discussing the ideas of German theologian and Nazi resistor Dietrich Bonhoeffer. It is Project Bonhoeffer that works with SCM on the...

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