charity: water – September campaign focuses on Rwanda


Written by Katherine Maxwell-Rose

Israel, Palestine and the Church of England

// "No one is neutral; neither am I, neither the Lord in whom I put my trust when it comes to...

Written by Joe Ware

Summer in the city. Warning: contains moments of mild to extreme peril

// Sunglasses, umbrellas, maxi skirts on escalators and a deserted transport network. This is London 2012.

Written by Liz Clutterbuck

We need to talk about…

// Tell us what you want, what you really, really want.

Written by threads

Singalongs, busy traps and iPhone apps

// Dan Preston provides us with his picks of the week...

Written by Dan Preston

The future of porn

// It’s only a matter of time before those assessing the damage realise how deeply and negatively it's affecting our generation.

Written by Caleb Meakins

Beauty, death and Damien Hirst

// A retrospective at Tate Modern is every bit as challenging and stomach-churning as you might expect

Written by Katherine Maxwell-Rose

Edinburgh Fringe: Creativity by the cart-load

// Sara Kewly Hyde is heading to Edinburgh for this year's Fringe. Here she shares her top picks of what to...

Written by Sara Kewly Hyde

Charlie Chaplin, new US drama, The Newsroom and Jimmy Carr’s tax dodging

// Joe Ware provides us with some excellent global viewpoints in his pick of the week.

Written by Joe Ware

Come as you are? When the Church rejects.

// We need to face up to the fact that outside our doors, the Church has got a bad rep.

Written by Chine McDonald

Emma Scrivener: God came for the good girls as well as the bad


Written by Emma Scrivener

Lycra – the unsung hero of the Olympics

// It appears to have gone eerily quiet in Cynic City over the last couple of weeks.

Written by Sam Gibb

Widowed at 27

// All my dreams were shattered in a tragic second. I was living my worst nightmare.

Written by Ruthie Davies

The wisdom of Davina McCall

// I'm trying to figure out how the heck I can be a mum, a wife and a 21st century woman.

Written by Charis Gibson

A new name; battling with anorexia

// By the time you spot the tree ahead, it’s already too late. People around you shout warnings, but they’re too...

Written by Emma Scrivener

The two faces of social media

// I've become aware of my love/hate relationship with social media.

Written by Dan Preston

‘Our natural instinct is to run away from suffering’

// For the past ten years Ash Barker has lived in the heart of Bangkok's largest slum.

Written by Katherine Maxwell-Rose

Consumer culture vs kingdom culture

// What would happen if you skipped your annual Bible festival this year?

Written by Dave Griffiths

Holding it lightly

// Surely they can see that I really want the job and that they should really want me?

Written by Sarah-Jane Marshall