Advent: The four-week wait
For many children, four weeks seems like a lifetime, and yet for others, the longer they can delay Christmas, the better
Advent: A musical reflection
‘Advent Song’ from Christine McIntosh offers a musical reflection on the coming weeks.
Help support young carers on #GivingTuesday [Updated]
The global day of giving known as #GivingTuesday is launching in the UK this year - please join in.
Advent: Reflecting on Isaiah’s recognition
Today we offer a short reflection on Isaiah’s recognition of God’s plan for the world.
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.’
The Lightless Sky: an Afghan refugee boy’s journey of escape to a new life in Britain
Gulwali Passarlay was 12 when he fled Afghanistan, his new book tells the story. Here Gulwali tells us about his harrowing journey to the UK
Advent video: 'I want my family to come over and to enjoy myself'
How do we give refuge to those who seek asylum in the UK?
We support changes to the law to protect children from potential sex offenders
We are working with Nicola Blackwood and the government to strengthen controls that protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
This is not a love story
Our campaign to protect 16 and 17 year olds from harm, abuse and neglect is backed by Phil Davies’ play debut Firebird. Watch the dramatic new trailer, and how the play is helping our work.
BenevoLent: When temptation gets to be too much
Today, Lorna talks about the challenges she has faced during Lent and what she has done to keep herself on track.