Jim Davis, Good Childhood Adviser

Jim Davis
For more than 30 years Jim has supported our community, youth and social work. He worked with children and young people across Bath and North East Somerset, specialising in working within rural and with traveller communities. He spearheads the Good Childhood Conversations initiative, generating and leading debates about childhood, with the aim of creating a better childhood.
An image featuring five bread loves, two fish and 'poverty of voice'

Lent: The poverty of voice

When do we allow children to speak?

12 Mar 2014
A child leading an adult by the hand

Advent: A child shall lead them

After years spent listening to children and young people, Jim Davis reflects on what children have said

8 Dec 2013
Four young people holding Christingle candles

Sowing seeds

Christingle is one way that we can give generously and sow seeds, but there are many other ways of giving.

22 Dec 2012
young girl smiling

Where does true wealth lie?

Jesus chose to be poor so that we might be rich. In our context, where we are so encouraged to aspire to financial wealth this can be deeply challenging.

21 Dec 2012
Young boy

The most important question to ask a young person

Jim Davis, Good Childhood Adviser, explains why it's important that children should have their views and opinions heard.

25 Jul 2011
Children in wheelchairs

Lessons we can learn from young people: take risks, make mistakes, learn something new

Jim Davis, Good Childhood Advisor, explains why disabled children should be enabled to make their own choices in life.

20 Jun 2011