About Sarx

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Sarx Christian Animal Welfare

What Is Sarx?

Sarx is a UK based charity founded on the belief that creation is the very outpouring of God’s love.

We believe God so loves his creation that the Word made flesh (John 1:1-4) came among us to redeem the whole created order and reconcile all things to Himself (Ephesians 1:10).

The aim of Sarx is to respond and witness to this divine love by striving towards a world where Christians lead the way in enabling animals to live with dignity, freedom and peace.

For more on what we believe visit the what we believe page.

What Does Sarx Do?

We exist to serve God by witnessing to the Good News of Christ’s love for all creation.

This includes activities such:

  • Encouraging prayer and Biblical reflection
  • Raising awareness of animal theology
  • Challenging animal injustice and cruelty
  • Resourcing church communities
  • Promoting of ethical and meat-free lifestyles

What Does “Sarx” Mean?

In entering the world, scripture says Christ put on flesh.

The word flesh, or sarx in the original Greek, is a word which encompasses humans and animals alike.

In putting on this flesh, Christ shared many creaturely experiences that are common to all animals across a wide spectrum of species such as hunger, happiness, sickness, pain, bereavement, fear, etc.

It is through the flesh that Christ came alongside all He made in love and it is by the work of His flesh that all things are made new.