Our monthly reflections are ideal for personal reflection, for introduction to a small group, or for your church magazine.
In the lead up to Christmas, you may also want to join us on our journey of prayer and reflection through our Advent calendar.
Read our reflection for January on our hopes and fears for the new year.
You may also be interested in our previous reflections, grouped by year.
- Choose your own ending, about changing the story for children
- The glory of God's creations, about being created in God's image
- New year, new beginnings, about the new school year
- School's out for summer, about summer holidays
- Worth staying up for?, about the World Cup
- Time for smiles, a reflection by one of our volunteers for Volunteers' Week
- Agents of hope, about our Debt Trap campaign
- Our Lent reflections, by authors including Janet Morley and Rt Revd David Walker, exploring what poverty means to children and young people beyond lack of money
- Choice, about our recent report on the number of children growing up in cold homes
- Love benefits all, about the Who Benefits? campaign
- Offering a true welcome, about welcoming children with humility
- Taking notice, which looks at some of the advice from our well-being research
- At the heart of everything, about how the church can contribute to the debate on child poverty
- The quiet scandal of child poverty, by Nick Harding, Children’s Ministry Advisor at the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham
- Inclusive leadership, by Rev Dr Kate Coleman about creating communities that are richer for everyone
- New life, about beginnings and our early years work
- Mixed blessings, on the language we use about poverty
- Little Angels?, about our work with destitute asylum seekers and the End Forced Destitution campaign
- Our greatest need, by Rev Jonathan Edwards, General Secretary of the Baptist Union on our need for wisdom
- Unfamiliar territory, by the Right Rev Stephen Cottrell, Bishop of Chelmsford after visiting our EYPDAS project
- Participation in the body of Christ from Ruth Burgess at our Youth Development Project at the Diocese of London
- Recognising Jesus about our report on children's journey's through the asylum process
- Glorious mud, on this year's Greenbelt festival and our work with young runaways
- Our daily bread and free school meals, about our Fair and Square campaign