‘As people of faith, we cannot just say what we believe. We are obliged to live out the life that Christ calls us to live, to care for our neighbours, for the creatures and the creation that God has so generously given us.’

Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby

This is the challenge set out in Saying yes to life: the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent book 2020, written by Tearfund’s Director of Global Advocacy and Influencing, Ruth Valerio.

It draws on the days of creation (Genesis 1) to explore what it means for us to be made in the image of God and entrusted to look after what he has made. It features voices from around the world, prayers and discussion points to help you reflect over Lent.

This book will encourage you to go deeper with God in the lead up to Easter.

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If you’ve already read the book and are feeling inspired, here are some next steps you can take. You can find out where Ruth is speaking near you.

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