Roundup: Discipleship, eco-theology, relics and a campaign against bigotry.
Is the churches’ current theological reflection on stewardship and climate change ready for the rapid shifting of winds, weather, and life on earth as we know it and our grandparents knew it?
They could be the earliest Christian writing in existence, surviving almost 2,000 years in a Jordanian cave. They could, just possibly, change our understanding of how Jesus was crucified and resurrected, and how Christianity was born.
The more clearly we learn to hear the music of other traditions, the more beautifully we can sing our own song.
“It is a campaign that asks young people to volunteer their time … to do something for someone who doesn’t look like them, who doesn’t live like them, who doesn’t pray like them.”
A website offers advice for churches – exploring why and how they should be using the media.
Throughout 2011 the Methodist Church in Great Britain is encouraging churches and individuals to deepen their discipleship by focusing on the Bible.