Climate Change Debate at General Synod

The John Ray Initiative has joined together with A Rocha UK, Christian Aid, Christian Concern for One World, Christian Ecology Link, Climate Stewards, CTBI Environmental Issues Network, Operation Noah, Progressio, the Speak Network and Tearfund to welcome the debate on climate change and the environment taking place at the General Synod of …

New Year Thoughts

New Year Greetings to all the readers of this blog. The year 2013 lies behind us and we await the challenges and opportunities that 2014 will bring as we seek to inform our churches and communities about the urgency of the environmental issues we face and encourage them to make …

Community – what community?

Just down the bottom of the road in my village stands an empty pub waiting to be turned (probably) into an expensive country residence. On the gate is a notice telling us that the District Council is being asked to designate it as an “Asset of Community Value” (ACV). The …

Introduction from the Editor

Hello everyone. These are a few words by way of introduction. My name is Peter Lornie and JRI have asked me to be the editor of their new blog. I am a physicist by training and spent my working career in a technical role in industry. I took the opportunity …

Introducing the JRI Blog

The JRI community blog will feature articles by JRI Associates and guest writers. Contributors should submit text by email via the JRI Administrator. Blog articles should usually be a maximum 500 words, and be accompanied where possible by a suitable image or images.

JRI Newsletter number 29

Our latest newsletter is now online for viewing and download. November 2013 JRI Newsletter It is a double-length (8 pages) edition, with news of the forthcoming annual conference at Redcliffe College on Saturday 1st March 2014; the completion of our “Environment and Hope” project and its publication in a special …