Silencing the Church

// Christians around the world are being silenced. Their voice, their actions and their faith pose a massive threat to the status quo, and so the decision to follow Jesus for many can be a truly revolutionary, radical and dangerous choice.

Written by Dan Etheridge

Lessons I’m learning about prayer

// It was 2.30 in the morning and there I was: needing to pray aloud with my friend in her time of need. Yet, no matter how hard I tried, the words just didn’t come out.

Written by Jade Ashley Till

Why I don’t want an International Day of the Girl

// I literally never stop talking about gender justice issues. I’m a passionate advocate for championing girls. In fact, my job/ministry/calling is literally helping to turn up the volume of Gospel of hope for girls. But yes, you read the title correctly.

Written by Claire Rush

Sugar and spice and all things nice?

// During her presidential campaign in 2016, Hilary Clinton spent 600 hours – that’s 25 days – having her hair and make-up done, she’s revealed in her latest book What Happened.

Written by Charlotte Hendy

Girls and their bodies: innocence lost?

// At the heart of our faith lies the message that each one of us – regardless of our gender or age or ethnicity or background, regardless of what we look like - is made in the image of God in whom we believe the essence of beauty is found.

Written by Chine McDonald

The madness of modern life

// The heart of our flawed modern life is the myth and illusion that life is something for mankind to conquer and control.

Written by Dave Luck

3 things I’ve learned about community living

// Acts 2 isn't always as rosy as it can seem, but it's worth persevering with.

Written by Ryan Galpin

How to trust God with your love life

// Allowing God to shine His light into that room in your heart.

Written by Joanne Gilchrist

5 lessons from litter

// Our response to sin should be as constructive as our response to litter.

Written by Dave Luck

Where is God in the change?

// Approaching a life-changing decision and wondering how we process it with our Father.

Written by Yvonne Dodoo

Where is our transformative influence?

// And are we believing in a selfish gospel?

Written by Freddie Pimm

What we loved in June

// Our monthly wrap-up of articles, videos and quotes that inspired us this month.

Written by threads

God speaks in the small

// So, I did this thing ... and realised that I don't have to be afraid of scars, labels or decisions.

Written by Elizabeth Neep

What does success mean to you?

// It’s never too late to redefine it.

Written by Chloe Richards

The sheer stupidity of porn

// Three biblical examples of sheer stupidity and a Spirit-led thought above it.

Written by Nick Franks

How do you run a pop-up food waste café?

// How hard is it to run your own food waste event? Where do you even start? Surplus Kitchen let us in on their secrets.

Written by Matt Long and Jonathan Cherry

Should Christians bother going into politics?

// What Tim Farron's resignation as Lib Dem leader tells us about 21st century faith and politics.

Written by Josh Harris

Impossible is a dare

// An interview with Ben Cooley, founder of Hope for Justice.

Written by threads

Why I give money to the homeless

// On seeing a person, not a problem.

Written by Jennifer Goodyer

Is ‘self-actualisation’ really the key to success?

// And when it comes to being successful, do we know it when we see it?

Written by Liz Bradley