Bishop Steven’s address to Diocesan Synod in June 2022, calling on every household to respond to the climate crisis.

Resilience

In a candid conversation with the Bishop of Western Louisiana, the Rt Revd Jacob Wayne Owensby, Bishop Steven delves deeper into the first letter of 1 Peter.

Inequality

Questions of poverty and inequality are at the heart of our discipleship. Each of us will need to navigate the spiritual challenges, dangers and temptations of relative and sometimes actual wealth. As a church we have a calling to serve the poorest in our communities. As a whole church we have a responsibility to maintain and if we can to deepen the way in which our society lives out the call in the prophets and in the gospels to justice and a fairer society.

Exiles

We will only navigate the challenges of the coming years if we learn to be a deeper church again. This new series of podcasts explores what God is saying to us as a Church through the first letter of Peter. Join the Bishop of Oxford and some of his fellow bishops from around the world as they rediscover that the medicine Peter offers is good for today’s church.

A moment of opportunity and truth

A joint statement by all the world’s religions is a remarkable common statement issued at a critical time: an environmental crisis which threatens our common home.

He set a child in the midst of them

In Matthew’s gospel, Jesus sets a child in the midst of his disciples and invites them to reshape their priorities. What would happen if we did that today in the public square?
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The Robot Will See You Now: Artificial intelligence and the Christian faith

Steven Croft reviews a series of essays on artificial intelligence and the Christian faith, as seen in Church Times.
Bishop Steven and fellow pilgrims stand in front of a lock along a Milton Keynes canal

A north Bucks pilgrimage

Bishop Steven reflects on his pilgrimage around Buckingham, Newport and Milton Keynes deaneries in September 2021.
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Rest

Bishop Steven shares a message to all in the Diocese of Oxford on the importance of rest and restoration this summer.

COVID-19: An update from the Bishop of Oxford

An update on COVID-19 guidance for churches from July 2021, including Communion from the common cup and safe worship for all.