BenevoLent: I've given up quite the list!
Louise has given up everything she can think of for lent this year. She tells us about how she's been finding it.
I've given up my bed for 40 days and 40 nights
Dylan, 9 years old, has given up his bed for 40 days and nights to support The Children's Society.
BenevoLent: Hope wins
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages. This week we’re reflecting on Mark 15.1-39, (40-47) and the promise of new life:
"Now when the centurion, who stood facing him, saw that in this way [Jesus] breathed his last, he said, “Truly this man was God’s Son!”
We can stop council tax debt collection from harming children
70% of parents who have experienced bailiff visits while children are in the home said the bailiff’s behaviour was threatening, scary or aggressive
BenevoLent: I've given up bad carbs for Lent
This year I have decided to give up bad carbs for 40 days. This means, no white bread, anything made with white flour, potatoes and certainly no fast food.
Project worker Liz talks about her work in Torquay
Today, Liz Hawkins talks about her role as a project worker and supporting Jenny, a girl who suffered appalling physical abuse at the hands of her stepmother.
Advent: The world is getting darker
As we consider light during this first week of Advent, author Janet Morley proposes we get a taste of darkness at dinner time
Young carers and today's census data
This morning the ONS will release its updated figures for young carers, and we'll release a shocking report
Want to write for our blog?
Traffic to our blog is rising sharply - we're looking for authors to help keep the trend going
What’s theology got to do with children’s welfare?
At this year's Edward Rudolf Lecture, Dr Angus Ritchie asked: How did we make theology so boring?
Why I'm riding 100 miles this weekend
On his last training ride before Sunday's big bicycle ride, a road in Surrey reminds Matt of why he was on a bike