Wrapping up the successes of 2015
Christmas is a time for reflection, and as we celebrate the 12 days of Christmas, we thought we’d share 12 amazing things we achieved together in 2015.
Why We Love Messy Christingle
Learn how many children making Christingle candles makes for a messy, fun way to learn about the meaning of Christmas.
Advent: ‘Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?’
‘Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?’ 2000 years ago Jesus asked this question. Today, Krish Kandiah asks the same of us…
Advent: More than a woman’s song
Mary, a young girl, praises God for all that he has done for her, despite her circumstances. John Bell explores her exhortation, how it celebrates women, and points to the goodness of God.
Thank you for supporting us at Christingle!
For many of us, Christingle is one of the highlights of the Christmas season. This year, we've seen many great tweets and posts from your Christingle. We collected just a few of our favourites below.
If you're going to be at a Christingle soon, we would love to share in the event with you - share a photo with us on Twitter, using the #Christingle hashtag.
Giving back as a volunteer
This Student Volunteering Week we have been talking to some of our student volunteers to find out how they support the children and young people we work with. Olivia is a Psychology student at Manchester Metropolitan University who has been volunteering as a befriender with The Children’s Society.
We need to change the law to protect 16- and 17-year-olds
These children are at greatest risk of abuse and neglect but the law leaves them with few protections and rights
Benefits Street: What benefits mean for a family
In advance of tonight's episode of Benefits Street, we've compiled a few relevant recent pieces
What is our obligation to vulnerable children and families?
As Birmingham City Council investigates its obligations, our evidence and testimony illustrate the issue
Volunteers' and young carers' stories, and your invitation to write for our blog
Volunteers and young carers have written some terrific stories over the past two weeks, plus now you can read blog posts on your Kindle or other e-reader
The struggle between light and darkness
Candles symbolise the struggle between light and darkness, reminding us that as followers of Jesus we are called to be lights, shining in the darkness