Better debate in uncertain times

// In a world of polarisation, fake news, Brexit and Trump, where do Christians stand in times of increasing uncertainty?

Written by Chris Anderson

Do you love God and/or His Church?

// I've seen too many people walk out the Church doors, leaving their faith behind. This deeply saddens me. The reasons for this exit can so often come down to this: some love Church without loving God, whilst others love God without His Church.

Written by Joey Robinson

A time to pray

// What would happen if we started seeing every piece of news as an opportunity for prayer? Part Five in our series curated by Open Doors.

Written by Mike Walker

Can anything good come out of North Korea?

// What’s the darkest place in the world you can think of? Perhaps you might think of North Korea. Do you think God could still be at work even there?

Written by Caris Deller

Christianity’s biggest threat

// We are told Christianity in the UK is under pressure. Surveys citing changing social attitudes and declining church attendance are often used to forecast Christianity’s expiry date. However, there’s a much bigger threat to Christianity than half empty churches.

Written by Matthew Rees

Five reasons to be inspired by the persecuted Church

// The persecuted church. Millions of Christians every day making the choice to lose it all, give up everything, and wake up to a day that require full reliance on God. Here are five reasons why I believe this source of inspiration is for all of us.

Written by Pete Hopper

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The key to lifelong sex? Get the right advice

// A response to a recent Guardian article.

Written by Christine Woolgar

Picked by Thomas McConaghie

We asked Christine to respond to an article posted on the Guardian regarding sex advice. I was really pleased with this response... 3 strands of advice to have good sex with your spouse.

3 things creative people need

// Being a creative person can be both an incredible adventure and a great struggle.

Written by Sarah Hawkins

Picked by Christine Gilland

This is a fantastic post that reminds me of the basics – the things that are truly life-giving, even in the middle of hurried, twenty-first century life. Every time I read it, I feel that little bit calmer and happier; it just refocuses me on the important things I need to do, to reconnect with creativity.