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…
Why human rights are vital for young people in the care system
Today, on Human Rights Day, we celebrate how our Human Rights Act gives young people a voice, ensuring the power of public authorities does not go unchecked.
Advent: A song from a man to the child he loves
Pádraig explores the promise of God for us this Advent.
MPs to debate some Seriously Awkward questions
Our Seriously Awkward campaign is getting noticed in Parliament and we need your help. Theresa May has already responded to questions our campaigners helped ask - and now there's going to be a debate next Thursday.
New year, old problems
Traditionally a time for new beginnings, the new year doesn't always bring a change for children living in families where alcohol is part of daily life
BenevoLent: Into the wilderness
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages. This week we’re reflecting on Mark 1.9-15: ‘The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.’
The right to private and family life protects vulnerable children too
As the home secretary spoke of a new immigration bill, she focused on the 'right to respect for private and family life', which matters to us all
'They didn’t care that I was homeless - they had a nice warm house to go home to'
This winter, two million families – with 3.8 million children – are struggling to pay their energy bills. For more than half of these families (1.3 million), at one point or another, this struggle has become too much and they have fallen behind on their bills. Nadia, shares how her family is caught in a debt trap.
Meeting Matthew Reed, Chief Executive on the mount
'What three things does a young person need to get by?' I asked. Matthew said: 'Love, self-confidence and others to believe in them.'
One small ‘thank you’ can make a world of difference
Dave Farris reflects on thankfulness, helping us to show appreciation for those who give of themselves in order that others might flourish.