We pray for the victims of natural disasters…

Hurricane Michael has been battering the Florida coast. The recent tsunami in Indonesia has had a devastating impact on that country. We pray for all the victims of natural disasters around the world. Such things, along with personal loss and... Read more »

Halloween: More help explaining it to kids

Our previous posting on the issue of Halloween and faith has proved popular, so we thought we might share this kids’ comic with you… Professor Bumblebrain’s Absolutely Bonkers Halloween

Landmark ruling over ‘discrimination’

This from The Guardian just now…. A Belfast bakery run by evangelical Christians was not obliged to make a cake emblazoned with the message “support gay marriage”, the supreme court has ruled. The issue of homosexuality and faith can divide... Read more »

World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day. Faith can be a tool for tackling depression, but it does not make us immune to it. This book looks at the issue of mental health from a religious perspective. Mindful of the Light:... Read more »

Climate change and faith

The United Nations has today issued a warning that we have just 12 years to prevent a catastrophic rise in temperatures. The report from some of the world’s leading climate scientists said any rise over 1.5 degrees will significantly worsen... Read more »

Help making your mind up on Halloween

It is a difficult time of year for Christians. It can be conflicting when everyone seems to be out celebrating Halloween. Some people of faith get involved. Many others do not. The pressure to participate from children can be overwhelming,... Read more »

World War One: A Christian and conflict

This year’s Remembrance Day will be a very significant one, coming a century after the Armistice that ended World War One. It was a time of great horror and tragedy, but also great spirituality. The following book is an account... Read more »

Controversy over Vatican deal with China

The Vatican’s deal with the Chinese government is proving something of a talking point. If you would like to be better informed on Christianity in modern China you might like to read this book…   The Coming Chinese Church: How... Read more »

First independent safeguarding Chair

The Church of England has appointed the first independent Chair of its National Safeguarding Panel. Meg Munn, was installed this week. She is a former Labour MP and takes over as Chair from the Bishop of Bath and Wells, Peter... Read more »

Sad news about declining numbers

The British Social Attitudes survey makes sad reading for Christians, Anglicans and all people of faith. The Guardian’s report on a fall in the number of people of Christian faith can be read here. To read about the challenges that... Read more »