Advent: How to beat bullies
With under 24 hours to go until Christmas, Nkechi shares her personal experience on how to beat the bullies. There is deep wisdom in her words – both for those who face bullying and those who don’t – because the principles she shares ring true in standing up to any injustice.
Advent: A temple for the Lord
Trust is something that comes with relationship. Today Rose Hudson-Wilkin explores the role of trust in the relationship between David, Nathan and God in 2 Samuel 7.1-11, 16. Trusting in God and making space to listen to God’s ambitious promises for us is not easy but it definitely worth it.
Celebrating your Christingle moments
Over the past 25 years your Christingle services have raised almost £25 million pounds to support our vital work.
'The internship has been an eye opening experience'
Ben, one of our interns based in Birmingham, shares his experience of working with the Stars National Initiative website.
Advent: Five ways to well-being for children and teenagers
The Children’s Society asked thousands of children and teenagers about what makes them happy. Here we provide simple, straightforward advice on five ways to well-being for children and teenagers.
We’re launching our Advent calendar blog on 1 December
Our second annual Advent calendar blog will feature videos, a cartoon, stories and more
Missing out: Young people on material deprivation, their well-being
In our new report children say what they need for a 'normal kind of life'. It's rare to hear young people's opinions on the subject.
Asylum support inquiry report instigates parliamentary pressure for change
At a debate in parliament, MPs and ministers address low levels of asylum support for young people and their families.
Welcome to Advent
As we begin Advent, the Bishop of Truro, Rt Revd Tim Thornton, answers the question: What is Advent about?
Today: Join us and Martin Lewis in calling to halt payday loan advertising
Consumer advice expert Martin Lewis has written a passionate plea for Parliament to take action to curb payday loan advertising.
Archbishop Justin Welby welcomes us to Advent
This year, Archbishop Welby joins a fantastic team of Advent calendar contributors to remind us that ‘for the children. . . it can seem like endless waiting – like days of sitting in an aeroplane without getting closer to our destination.’