Advent: Let the grumblies grumble!
Kate says she would risk everything for the gospel. Risk looking stupid, risk looking like an idiot and look to have a giggle in the process. She’d even risk grumblies grumbling at her because one day she’ll have to stand and answer to the one that really matters.
Advent: Someone who believes in us
We all need support - Joanna explains why this is particularly true for the most vulnerable 16-17 year olds.
Advent: Christmas is just around the corner
Today Caroline Spelman shares her joy in the Advent season. It's a joy that motivates her to look for opportunities to work for a better world.
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.
Advent: God’s ways are not to give leftovers
The Christmas story - of God abiding with us - is one of extravagant generosity. Mark Russell calls us to reflect this extravagant generosity in the everyday actions that make up our life.
I threw the perfect Summer Celebration
Like most British summer days when you choose to hold an outdoor event, it dawned cloudy, windy and miserable. Shooting up a rapid prayer, I set my sights on the mountain of potato salad, coleslaw and chocolate roulade that demanded my attention.
Holding a Summer Celebration for The Children’s Society was a first for me. Being new to the charity and hearing some of the stories from children who had suffered such hardship made me think, You know what, OK. Yes, I could do that.
The posts of Christmas past: Have a look at photos from our archives
In advance of some new Christmas stories from our archives this week, take a look at our previous posts featuring nativity scenes, magazines and more
Isn't an internship supposed to feel like work?
Our intern Lauren signs off with a recap of a meeting at ITV, the inspiring people she has met and one last cup of tea.
The government needs to reform the anti-social behaviour agenda for young people
While elements of a new bill would improve how we tackle anti-social behaviour by children, it fails to propose measures to address the behaviour's root causes
Preparing to be changed
Giles Fraser explains his sermon on John the Baptist - to recreate the playfully insightful service you may want to move seats while reading