'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…
If you influence children's lives, you can promote well-being
Our Economic Adviser describes how well-being can be boosted by MPs, teachers, health workers, counsellors and anyone who influences young people's lives.
We need to listen to 16 and 17 year olds in care
An advocate in our Havering Advocacy Service explains how her work with many 16 and 17 year olds having housing problems relates to our new report, 'On your own now'
Seeing the signs of sexual exploitation
The children's commissioner's new report identifies running away as an indicator that a child is at risk - more needs to be done to keep children safe.
'Please support Christingle... and make a real difference this Christmas'
Gardener and broadcaster Alan Titchmarsch is a big supporter of our Christingle services - we hope that you are joining in this Christmas, as well
Track the low levels of support asylum-seeking families receive
Use our interactive graph to see the varying levels of support for nine different families.
The big changes Universal Credit would bring for my family
As a result of the planned changes, 'we are about to become more isolated, our quality of life and that of our children further impaired', Jacqueline writes