Advent

For many people the lead-up to Christmas is a busy time of shopping, parties and fun. But Advent is a time of making space, of waiting and reflection. Over Advent we are offering daily resources and would love to walk with you on a journey of prayer and reflection during this season.

Showing 11 to 20 of 50 articles for Advent
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Our chief executive writes of the yearning and agitation that form a foundation for hope
15 December 2013
Leadership team
Red candles
In anticipation of the third week of Advent, we have prayers
14 December 2013
Church team
Silhouette of person about to leap
Aaron discusses life in and out of the care system and 'the huge difference' our work made in his life
13 December 2013
Guest bloggers
Animation of crowd holding Christingles
Gamal Fahnbulleh reflects on the symbolism of the Christingle and how its message can help children living in poverty
12 December 2013, 1 comment
Guest bloggers
Group of young people talking
Sam Donoghue takes a further look into the importance of listening to what children have to say
11 December 2013
Guest bloggers
A though provoking blog reflecting on poverty and self-worth
Don’t miss this endearing, heartbreaking video of Sam and his sister describing how being poor leads to many challenges
10 December 2013
Church team
A reflection of Isaiah 11.1-10 bible passage
Anthony Clarke, minister and fellow at Oxford, considers what can stop children from flourishing
09 December 2013
Guest bloggers
A child leading an adult by the hand
After years spent listening to children and young people, Jim Davis reflects on what children have said
08 December 2013
Church team
An Advent candle being lit
As we shift from the first to second weeks of Advent, we have prayers
07 December 2013
Church team
Young man looking on
After a family friend refused to care for him, our support helped make a difference in Afram's life
06 December 2013
Programme staff