Posted: 18 December 2016

‘Who do you say that I am?’

‘Whatever else may happen, the refugee remains, asking the disarming question: 'who do you say that I am?' - Bishop Trevor Willmott

Knowing people’s story can transform how we engage with them. The theological imperative to welcome strangers and to also love those who are already our neighbours appears to be generating tension and headlines today. What should our response be? How can we move from labels to names?

Our theology paper From fear to safety attempts to provide the framework to answer these questions. If you have never come across the term hat·tê·ḇāh, this is a great opportunity to learn all about the theology behind our work with child refugees.

Read and share our refugee theology

Well-being and mental health

Keep learning: ‘Try something new. Rediscover an old interest. Sign up for that course… set a challenge you will enjoy achieving. Learning new things will make you more confident as well as being fun.’ Five ways to well-being, New Economics Foundation

By Esther Elliott - Church team
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You can help child refugees

Find out more about our work with child refugees and what you can do to help
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Helping out at the migrant camp in Calais

Posted: 3 November 2016