268 years of Christingle
For our first Christingle service, held in December 1968 at Lincoln Cathedral, we expected 300 people but some 1500 attended the celebration.
Gospel singer urges carol singers to ‘grab fundraising buckets’
Carol singers across the country are being urged to raise money to tackle child sexual exploitation by gospel singer Lurine Cato.
Warming up to the Autumn Statement
This is what we want to see on Wednesday when Chancellor George Osborne delivers a joint Spending Review and Autumn Statement that set out spending priorities for the next five years.
Quiz: How well do you know Christingle?
A million people took part in Christingle last year. How many candles did they need?
As it happened: Teens in Crisis, the 2015 Edward Rudolf Debate
We led a national debate on 19 November, tackling the question: Are we failing our nation’s teenagers?
Shine a light for those whose lives are shrouded in the darkness of exploitation
In the lead up to Advent, Stephen Keyworth, Head of Faith and Society at the Baptist Union for Great Britain, tells us how Christingle fits in to the season.
Summer budget: Condemning low-income working families to poverty?
Today, the Government will announce £12bn in cuts from the welfare budget. A cut to child tax credits, a vital form of support that helps families in the transition to work and lifts them out of poverty, is among the possible cuts.
Seriously Awkward: Developing emotionally through adolescence
Young people are facing a number of challenges accessing mental health services, particularly 16 and 17 year olds.
Young people meet minister in support of International Missing Children’s Day
Grace and Amy tell stories of their visit to London to meet the minister.
Advent: The importance of prophecy
Sharing prophetic visions requires bravery because speaking truth to power is often not easy or comfortable. Bishop Tim encourages us to pray for the courage to be brave and truthful.
BenevoLent: I've given up quite the list!
Louise has given up everything she can think of for lent this year. She tells us about how she's been finding it.
Looking into well-being: Interviews, the Isle of Wight and last year's report
We're sharing some of our recent work on well-being in advance of our big report on the subject early next week