Response to the Bishop of Chester from Prof. Bob White

The Bishop of Chester, Dr. Peter Forster, recently wrote an article in the Church Times (21 Oct. 2011) which was highly sceptical of human-induced climate change. The article was reproduced in full on the web site of the Global Warming Policy Foundation, a climate sceptic organisation chaired by Lord Lawson, …

Climate Change, Faith and Rural Communities

Authored by Martin J. Hodson and Margot R. Hodson. this attractive  40 page booklet is a product of the Agriculture and Theology Project (ATP) which is a joint venture of JRI, the Church Mission Society (CMS) and the Agricultural Christian Fellowship (ACF). Copies can be ordered from the JRI office. …

Hope for Creation

On Sunday 6 November 2011 Tearfund is joining with partners across the world for Hope for Creation – a global day of prayer and action on climate change – and JRI is supporting this initiative!  Tearfund are expecting thousands of Christians around the world to join in by praying and speaking …

FOOD MATTERS: Wednesday 21st September 2011

Food Matters (Wednesday 21st September 2011) This was the first of what we hope will be a series of events at Holland House near Pershore in Worcestershire and we had 15 present. After arriving we had coffee and Mike Rayner led us in a session on The Bible and Food. …

JRI Newsletter No 26

We are pleased to announce that the August 2011 JRI newsletter (No. 26) is now ready to download. Here you will find reports on the recent CRES field trip and our “Energising the Future” conference at Redcliffe College, Gloucester. We have also been busy in Exeter, Leeds and York. Two …