JRI Video for COP26

In collaboration with Christians in Science and the Faraday Institute, JRI has a small stand at the COP26 Green Zone on November 9th 2021. The JRI Chair, Revd Dr Dave Gregory put together a five minute video illustrating the work of JRI. The two CRES graduates featured are Hannah Gray …

Green Gospel: Christian Responses to the Challenge of the Climate Crisis

JRI is pleased to announce the publication of Briefing Paper 44, ‘Green Gospel: Christian Responses to the Challenge of Climate Crisis’ by Nicola Bull MA MSc, MPhil, Mlitt, and Trustee of ‘Operation Noah’. The abstract for the paper reads: “There is widespread acceptance that the world is facing a climate …

A Study on the Environmental Crisis and Covid 19

The John Ray Initiative is pleased to announce the publication of Briefing Paper number 43, “A Study on the Environmental Crisis and COVID-19” by Revd. Dr. Sam Mortimer. This paper reflects on the theology and praxis around sustainability and climate change, considering the COVID-19 pandemic. It explores the scriptures and …

Messy Church Goes Wild

Jesus tells of the story of the mustard seed; “What shall we say the kingdom of God is like, or what parable shall we use to describe it? It is like a mustard seed, which is the smallest of all seeds on earth. Yet when planted, it grows and becomes …

Briefing Paper 42 – mission planning in post-Covid urban communities

JRI is pleased to announce the publication of JRI Briefing Paper number 42, Integrating creation care into mission planning in a post-covid urban setting by Shelly Dennison. This paper explores the positive and negative issues that the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed in urban and suburban communities, and the opportunities which …