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The Gospel of John tells us that, in entering the world, Christ became flesh. The word flesh, or sarx in the original Greek, is a word which describes both humans and animals alike.

In becoming flesh, Christ shared many experiences that are common to animals across a wide spectrum of species including hunger, happiness, sickness, pain, bereavement and fear.

It is within a body of flesh that Christ came alongside all He made in love.

Christ, through his own flesh, makes all flesh new; humans and animals alike.

Our Ministry

Sarx is a registered charity (No: 1170976) founded on the belief that creation is the very outpouring of God’s love.

The aim of Sarx is to respond and witness to this divine love by encouraging Christians to strive toward a world in which all animals are enabled to live with dignity, freedom and peace.

Our activities include:

  • Engaging Christians in UK churches, colleges and communities through theological presentations.
  • Promoting Biblical reflection, study and prayer through an extensive collection of articles, interviews and resources.
  • Providing education and support for Christians to engage theologically and practically with animal issues through events as well as printed and digital resources.
  • Promoting conversation through a strong digital media presence which includes over 22,000 Facebook “Likes”.
  • Filmed interviews with respected Christian figures including Dr Tony Campolo and Dr Brian McLaren.
  • Awareness-raising campaigns to promote Christians dialogue about animals and challenge animal injustice.

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