What makes a successful environmental campaign?

JRI is pleased to announce the publication of Briefing Paper number 33, written by recent CRES graduate Rob Hitchcock. “What makes a successful environmental campaign?” looks at examples of both successful and unsuccessful campaigns from the last three decades to identify the similarities where aims have been achieved and the …

The Church in Action

The Church in Action For some years now the CRES residential has been in Ripon College Cuddesdon nr. Oxford in September. Again we have decided to open up the Friday (1st September 2017) of the residential to day visitors as we have an excellent and very interesting programme. In the …

Some thoughts on Speaking Up by Dr Peter Lornie

My Tearfund Prayer Diary for last week included a reminder that July 1st – 9th is the “Speak Up” initiative organised by The Climate Coalition of which JRI is a member. We are challenged in the Book of Proverbs to “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves” (Proverbs …

‘Interesting Times’ by Rev Dr John Weaver

Well the election roller coaster is nearly over and the media pundits and political leaders pick through the pieces. In 1966 US Senator and soon to be assassinated, presidential candidate, Robert F. Kennedy delivered a speech that included the following: There is a Chinese curse which says: May he live …