'People say that this is the moment when their Christmas starts'
Barbara Weeks has helped organise fantastic Christingle services for the past 30 years at her church in Devon.
Advent: What happened when I reached comedic puberty
How can we turn our eyes away from ourselves and our successes this Advent? Comedian Andy Kind shares his experiences of chasing success.
Advent: Parliament is taking notice
We’ve rescheduled our Advent calendar because this was too good an opportunity to miss.
Advent: Can God use dysfunctional families?
Krish explores a Hebrew understanding of family, and challenges us to re-think understanding our own families in the run up to Christmas.
Advent: Opening doors, year by year
What if Advent calendars told the story of your life? Imogen explores the implications of this for herself and others…
On your own: Young people’s experiences of leaving care
For children who grew up in the care of their local authority, leaving can be a scary, explains Laura Rodrigues, who met several over the past few days.
Marking the start of Advent with a royal visit
On 1 December 2015, we marked the start of Advent with a special Advent Service at Lambeth Palace, London in the presence of the charity’s Royal President Her Royal Highness (HRH) The Duchess of Gloucester GCVO.
Our blog has been nominated for 'Best Blog'!
Your reading, sharing and writing were very important in our blog being selected as a contender for 'Best Blog' in this year's Social Buzz Awards
Spreading the word
Our volunteer speakers are vital in supporting our work - for Dave Farris, it's a dream role
Some mothers do ‘ave em!
For Mothering Sunday, Mo Baldwin reflects on how all her stupid actions, silly mistakes and harsh words growing up were met with love by her mum and church family. Their unconditional love throughout some tough circumstances made her who she is today.