Christian Climate Action is a group of people who carry out non-violent direct action, urging the government to make the changes needed to tackle this climate crisis. But why are we doing this as Christians? In the below videos we outline the biblical mandate for non-violent direct action and civil disobedience.
Eco-theologian Rachie Ross looks at five women woman in the Old Testament who practised civil disobedience:
Fr Martin Newell speaks about Jesus and non-violent direct action:
Rachie Ross leads a discussion on Deborah and Jael in the context of non-violent direct action, drawing on Judges 4 1-23
Martin Newell leads a discussion on Daniel, non-violent direct action and civil disobedience. You can find the transcript for the talk by clicking here.
Martin Newell leads a discussion on kairos time – ‘ Kairos time is a time for decision. God is acting, and we have to decide what side we are going to be on’. You can find the transcript for the talk by clicking here.
Rachie Ross talks about the story of Huldah in two Kings and 2 Chronicals
You might still have some questions…
Here are the two answering a Q&A from the audience: