Signs of Hope

Videos to inspire & provoke

  Jill Rowe is the ethos and Formation Director for Oasis. Oasis is a charity that works to put the Church back into the heart of the community by, for example, delivering public services, engaging in…

  Leading British New Testament scholar and retired Anglican bishop Tom Wright reflects on what he sees as signs of hope in the Church. If you want to know more about the revolution Tom referred to,…

  This time on our occasional ‘Signs of Hope’ series, Anglican priest, poet, feminist theologian and trans-woman, Rachel Mann, reflects on what she sees as the hope trans people bring to the Church. If you…

  Theologian in Residence for Bible Society, Paula Gooder is bringing us some signs of hope this time. Having campaigned for women’s ordination for a decade Paula knows what its like to be disillusioned with…

  It’s Anthony Reddie’s turn to share what he sees as Signs of Hope in the Church. Anthony is one of the foremost Black Liberation theologians in UK, working predominantly with poorer black communities in the…

  Sociologist, theologian and philosopher, Elaine Storkey, sees hope in the unity being found among Christians in the central message of our faith. She also sees hope in an increasingly outward looking Church. Make sure…

  Author and teacher, Brad Jersak, provides us with our sixth ‘Signs of Hope’ refection. Brad finds hope in the small community he’s apart of that works with the vulnerable and marginalised, and the richness of…

  Sociologist, theologian, pastor and speaker, Tony Campolo provides us with the fifth installment of our Signs of Hope series. Tony reflects on a growing potential for conflict between Christianity and Islam, and a potential…

  Our Fourth Signs of Hope reflection comes from theologian, author, pastor and instigator of missional and new monastic communities, Elaine Heath. Elaine reflects on the collapse of Christendom, and the hope this brings her as…

  Kathy Escobar is co-pastor of The Refuge, a mission centre and Christian community dedicated to helping hurting and hungry people find faith, hope and dignity. She also wrote Faith Shift: Finding Your Way Forward When Everything You…

  This time on Signs of Hope, we’ve got influential author, activist, speaker and leading figure in the emerging church movement, Brian McLaren. Brian sees hope in the ongoing rise in new faith communities, new collaborations…

  We’ve got a new series for you! Every few weeks, Signs of Hope will bring you a short video from a leading thinker or practitioner, reflecting on what they see as signs of hope in the…