Why I give money to the homeless

// On seeing a person, not a problem.

Written by Jennifer Goodyer

Listening: our only hope in 2017

// Let's avoid the mistakes of the last year.

Written by Vicky Noble

The internet of theology

// Reflecting on our access to new theological understandings and perspectives thanks to the internet.

Written by Dave Griffiths

6 things I wish I could say to my friends who don’t have kids

// One half of a two-parter on relearning how friendship works whenever children come along.

Written by Charlotte Cameron

6 things I wish I could say to my friends who have kids

// One half of a two-parter on relearning how friendship works whenever children come along.

Written by Gemma Brown

How would you rate yourself?

// Reflecting on the first episode of the latest season of Black Mirror and the implications for our faith.

Written by Cat Caird

I get by with a little help from my friends

// How community causes hope to rise, despite the worst of sufferings. The latest in our mini series on modern-day slavery.

Written by Lucy Steels

Choosing to see the beauty in those around me

// I've spent the last 24 years trying to remain isolated and not get attached to people. Now I've realised how special people are.

Written by Danica Cotov

How should Christians respond to a Christian same-sex engagement?

// One issue, two opinions.

Written by Ed Shaw

Things no one told us about being in a couple

// Two friends email chat about their new relationships

Written by Danny Webster

Don’t judge me but… I’m sick of the friend zone

// Because clearly 'Bambi Face' isn't working...

Written by Anonymous

The art of manliness · reflections on week 2

// The '30 days to a better man' challenge continues. This week's reflections include CVs, friendship, journalling, dating, and your private parts, although not all at once.

Written by Thomas McConaghie

Just friends?

// The benefits of 'Defining the Relationship.'

Written by Nell Goddard

Where you go I will go

// We hear a lot about the importance of fidelity...

Written by Melissa Sidnell

You don’t know me

// We all want to be known, right?

Written by Rachel Holmes

Recreation, selfies and being known: happy birthday Facebook

// "And yet, Facebook is social. It may be designed to revolve around me but it really does engender community."

Written by Danny Webster

Have we lost the art of neighbourliness?

// It is our job as Christians to be those annoying neighbours who bake cookies like ‘desperate housewives’, coo over the...

Written by Becky Steed

10 things single people wish married people wouldn’t say…

// Dear lovely-married-Christian-people, you may think you're being empathetic and encouraging when you dish out these crackers to your single friends....

Written by Kate Wharton

Outside looking in

// Katharine Welby is the guest editor for threads this week. She asks: how do we create a place where we...

Written by Katharine Welby-Roberts

Phnom Penh princesses: broken girls

// “Not one of these girls wants to be here."

Written by Steve Edwards