Phil Mercer - 10:10:10, The Micah Challenge and your promises
John Rutter - World renowned composer and conductor John Rutter is in Oxford next weekend encouraging you to take up singing. Reflection – Miranda St John Nichol reflects on the nature of promises and the people who pledge to live life in a way that remembers those in poverty including buying fair trade, supporting charities, and praying for those less fortunate. Can such pledges really make a difference? Oxfordshire Devotional – Reverend David Fleming, Abingdon Baptist Church. Songs of Praise – this week Pam Rhodes travels to Turkey to discover more about the life of Saint Paul who brought Christianity to the western world and offers a selection of hymns inspired by his example and enduring words. The Faith Place - For Faith Place this week we head up to Wytham Woods where Hedley Feast has been speaking to Baptist Minister Reverend Zoltan Biro about his thoughts about his home country, Romania, and his adopted home in Oxfordshire. Young Faith – Silvia Collins-Mayo talks to Phil about a new survey that suggests that young people are not hostile to religion – but don’t think that it fits in with their every day life. New Oxfordshire church – Father Stephen talks to Phil about the renovation of St Nicholas Orthodox Church. Papers – Jonathan Sewell takes a look at this Sunday’s papers. The Micah Challenge - Last week on Sunday Breakfast we heard about the Micah Challenge UK, an initiative where people are asked to make tiny promises to make a difference for the poorest people in the world. Today is their world day of prayer and 100 million Christians will be praying together in 40 countries. The Bishop of Oxford, John Pritchard is leading the Micah prayer in Jerusalem, with a group of Oxfordshire pilgrims.