I wonder if you have thought what it might be like to be facing climate breakdown, without having a faith? For many people, this is their reality. I have for so long now been sure that I am loved, that I have a reason for hope, and that nothing can separate me from the love … Continue reading What can we as Christians offer to climate change activists?
I was fortunate to spend some time with rebels at Marble Arch and Parliament Square last week. This is a movement with a difference, and we have much to learn. You may have noticed that the only arrests were of people who had chosen to stand or sit somewhere which was inconvenient – in the … Continue reading What do we as Christians have to learn from Extinction Rebellion?
LITANY FOR THE EARTH ( based on ‘Litany for the Earth’-Fran Pratt, & ‘Litany of Resistance’ - Jim Loney ) Used on 4th December 2017, at the New Reformation of the Economy Vigil. The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to him. For he laid the … Continue reading Litany for the Earth
About 35 years ago I became a supporter of Cafod. Whilst my heart was clearly being stirred, my faith then was more from my head than my heart. I later joined a parish Charismatic Prayer Group and was introduced to a new understanding of the Holy Spirit. Through an Alpha course I came to appreciate more this … Continue reading Does the Holy Spirit inspire our campaigning?
Call to Worship O Divine Voice, You sing and the universe comes into being; O Divine Breath, You breathe and all things spring to life; O Divine Word, You call and creation is sustained; O Divine Flesh, You are born among us, and the Creator is clothed in creation; O Divine Spirit, You contain all … Continue reading Happy Birthday Paris Agreement Liturgy
To celebrate the first anniversary of the Paris talks, and the recent ratification of the Paris agreement by the UK Government, Christian Climate Action are holding a vigil to protest the lack of any meaningful action in response to the agreement, and to pray that our country will take the action required. Monday 28th November, … Continue reading Happy Birthday Paris Talks Vigil
London 15th October 2016 Followers of Jesus Christ are taught to imitate Christ and so are often given training and encouragement to feed the hungry, heal the sick and forgive our enemies. Seldom are we trained or encouraged to follow Jesus Christ in the activities that won the attention of the authorities, got him arrested … Continue reading Training Day: Non-Violent Direct Action for Christians