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Selected articles 2017/8

  • Prescribing equal values

    7 July: The War Cry comments on equality

  • Making a splash

    7 July: Swim club is a stroke of genius

  • Chocolate sellers aim to raise the bar

    7 July: Joe Osman told Philip Halcrow how fair trade company Traidcraft works with cocoa producers 

  • Seas of change

    7 July: Andy Carnegie tells Claire Brine why he got on board with tracking the journey of the Celtic saints

  • NHS nurse celebrates healthy support

    7 July: Midwife Lizzy Salway tells Sarah Olowofoyeku why she thinks the NHS is worth celebrating

  • Eyes on the ball

    30 June: The War Cry comments on games and judgments

  • True to her shelf

    30 June: Bookseller faces opposition

  • Set to bring hope

    30 June: Faith is a live issue

  • Past regret put to rest

    30 June: Philippa Smale takes a look at some of the Proverbs from the Bible

  • A good read for all time

    23 June: The War Cry comments on the Bible

  • Payback crime

    23 June: Revenge is not always the best plan

  • Word gets around

    23 June: Paul Kerensa and Andrew Ollerton are taking a show about the Bible on the road

  • Grit and glory: Living with an incurable illness

    23 June: Ruth van den Broek tells us about living with an incurable illness

  • Proverbially speaking

    23 June: Philippa Smale takes a look at some of the Proverbs from the Bible

  • Finding new home comforts

    16 June: The War Cry comments on new starts in Britain

  • Poll-dark

    16 June: Looming election causes uncertainty in BBC drama

  • Church gives Syrian family a home from home

    16 June: Why a Salvation Army congregation is supporting refugees

  • Proverbially speaking

    16 June: Philippa Smale takes a look at some of the Proverbs from the Bible

  • Fair measures

    9 June: The War Cry comments on taxes

  • Age-old ambition

    9 June: Players miss out on World Cup action, writes Andrew Stone

  • 'I prayed as I watched Grenfell fire'

    9 June: Gaby Doherty tells Sarah Olowofoyeku about her experience living in the community surrounding Grenfell Tower 

  • Priest's got talent

    9 June: Father Ray Kelly tells Claire Brine how joy and pain inspired his singing on Britain’s Got Talent

  • Proverbially speaking

    9 June: Philippa Smale takes a look at some of the Proverbs from the Bible

  • Care through the ages

    2 June: The War Cry comments on care for older people

  • Age-old ambition

    2 June: Film shows it’s never too late to have an adventure, writes Claire Brine

  • Debbie tunes in to a different conversation

    2 June: Debbie Thrower tells Andrew Stone why she left her TV and radio career to work as a chaplain

  • Proverbially speaking

    2 June: Philippa Smale takes a look at some of the Proverbs from the Bible

  • Marvellous creations

    26 May: The War Cry comments on comics

  • Love and marriage

    26 May: Breadwinner film draws on life in Kabul

  • Drawing from his own experience

    26 May: Marvel and DC illustrator talks comics and Christianity

  • There's still space for a miracle

    26 May: Do miracles happen?

  • Love and marriage

    19 May: The War Cry comments on marriage

  • To have and to hold

    19 May: Making a commitment is worth it

  • Revolutionary road

    19 May: Tom Wright tells us about writing a biography of a man whose life underwent a dramatic change – and who went on to change the course of history 

  • Disastrous decisions bring misery

    19 May: Why does a God of love allow suffering in the world?

  • Deadly serious

    12 May: War Cry comments on death

  • Dearly beloved?

    12 May: Honeymoon period is all washed up in new film

  • Finding life in the face of death

    12 May: Kate Bowler tells Claire Brine how a cancer diagnosis helped to shape her belief that everything does not happen for a reason

  • Heartbreak and joy

    5 May: War Cry comments on new parenthood

  • Too many cooks

    5 May: Judges sift out contestatnts to find best home cook, writes Claire Brine

  • They're all special deliveries

    5 May: Joan Gibson has worked as a midwife in Britain, Zambia and Zimbabwe and found a world of difference in the way their health services worked, as she explains to Claire Brine

  • Easy, like Sunday morning?

    28 April: Do I need to go to church to find God?

  • Keeping it real

    28 April: War Cry comments on war

  • Cloaked in mystery

    28 April: Characters face unanswered questions in TV drama, writes Sarah Olowofoyeku

  • Poet shows the funny side of rhyme and reason

    28 April: Harry Baker tells Claire Brine about the inspiration behind his poems and performances

  • Easy, like Sunday morning?

    28 April: Do I need to go to church to find God?

  • Not all right, Jack

    21 April: War Cry comments on knife crime

  • Testing times

    21 April: Claire Brine learns how Channel 4 is putting parents through the challenges of school

  • A life that doesn't cost the earth

    14 April: Sarah Olowofoyeku meets RUTH VALERIO, who argues that the well-being of the planet is just as important as the well-being of humanity

  • 'I am an overcomer, not a victim'

    14 April: Marilyn Fuah-Durugo tells Sarah Olowofoyeku about her experiences of sexual abuse

  • Good to know

    21 April: Rosemary Dawson continues her Easter series: Cross questions

  • Stressing the need to be kind

    21 April: War Cry comments on work-related stress

  • Excitement is building

    14 April: PHILIP HALCROW sees Tony Robinson tell the stories of 'awe-inspiring' cathedrals

  • I took my life back after Boston marathon bombing

    14 April: Five years ago, a terror attack at the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured more than 200, including REBEKAH GREGORY

  • Broken – But not beyond belief

    14 April: Ahead of Stress Awareness Month, held in April every year, Claire Brine met JOHN SUTHERLAND, a former borough commander with the Metropolitan Police, and heard how the stress of his job led to a mental breakdown

  • It's time we spoke

    14 April: Rosemary Dawson continues her Easter series: Cross questions

  • Mistaken identity?

    7 April: Rosemary Dawson continues her Easter series: Cross questions

  • War – what is it good for?

    7 April: Actor DAVID GYASI tells Claire Brine about the epic themes of BBC One’s Troy

  • Common goals unite athletes

    7 April: Commonwealth Games chaplain, STEVE JONES tells Andrew Stone how inclusivity gives an added dimension to the sporting event

  • Talking heads

    7 April: SARAH OLOWOFOYEKU looks into the online TED Talks, which challenge the way people think

  • Hope for a peaceful Brexit

    7 April: War Cry comments on the hope for a peaceful Brexit

  • No answer?

    31 March: Rosemary Dawson continues her Easter series: Cross questions

  • Doing King justice

    31 March: In April, a service at Westminster Abbey marked the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s death. One of the organisers of the service, Richard Reddie, tells Philip Halcrow why King’s life still matters

  • Transformed by the cross

    31 March: A message for Easter from the international leader of The Salvation Army, General André Cox

  • Easter eggs-amined

    31 March: Chocolate brand emphasies key ingredient of celebration, writes Claire Brine

  • The benefits of a long weekend

    31 March: War Cry comments on the long weekend

  • The rest is history... and more

    24 March: War Cry comments on a moment in history

  • Fixed up

    24 March: A new life is on offer writes Claire Brine

  • Story stands the test of time

    24 March: Sarah Olowofoyeku discovers more about the author behind Disney's latest film

  • Examining the evidence, peace by peace

    24 March: David Suchet tells Philip Halcrow why he made a podcast series about conflict and co-operation between Judaism, Christianity and Islam

  • From addiction to costume and drama

    24 March: Actress Weruche Opia tells Sarah Olowofoyeku how an addiction to cannabis led to her creating her own clothing line

  • Money matters

    10 March: War Cry comments on money management

  • Herstory in the making

    17 March: Philip Halcrow takes a view on the Mary Magdalene film

  • My sister was abducted and murdered – but I came to forgive her killers

    17 March: Marian Partington tells Claire Brine why she believes even murderers are made in the image of God

  • On good authority

    17 March: Cross questions

  • Weathering the change?

    10 March: War Cry comments on the weather

  • Keeping mum

    10 March: Will the secrets surface? asks Claire Brine

  • Planet earth: Handle with care

    10 March: Dr Jonathan Moo, associate professor of New Testament and environmental studies at Whitworth University, Washington state, talks to Nigel Bovey about climate change
    and human responsibilities

  • Questions come in waves

    10 March: Cross questions

  • Poultry provisions

    3 March: War Cry comments on food crises

  • Going bananas to trade fairly

    3 March: Andrew Stone sees the start of a campaign to help 'ripped-off workers'

  • TV singing judge happy to say a little prayer

    3 March: Maxine Brooks tells Andrew Stone about helping people get it together 

  • Musician fine-tunes work with addicts

    3 March: Christians who made a difference by Rosemary Dawson: Jackie Pullinger (b 1944)

  • Star-crossed writers?

    24 February: War Cry comments on celebrity authors

  • Son set to shatter dreams

    24 February: Plans put on hold in new comedy

  • Fresh fields for JB

    24 February: JB Gill tells Sarah Olowofoyeku how his life has changed since his whirlwind experiences with JLS

  • Ex-teacher gives lessons in equality

    24 February: Christians who made a difference by Rosemary Dawson: Desmond Tutu (b 1931)

  • Get-out claws

    17 February: Black Panther aims to rescue the world from danger

  • Dedicated followers of fashion?

    17 February: War Cry comments on fashion

  • On the right track

    17 February: As the bobsleigh heats get under way at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang tomorrow (Sunday 18 February), Team GB bobsledder Joel Fearon tells Claire Brine how God inspires him

  • Faith is in fashion

    17 February: At the beginning of London Fashion Week, model Kelly Jade-Williams speaks with Sarah Olowofoyeku about her experiences in the industry

  • Critic converts to campaigner

    10 February: Christians who made a difference by Rosemary Dawson: Billy Graham (b 1918)

  • North Star

    10 February: 'Angel' reaches 20 years

  • Showing the love

    10 February: War Cry comments on the environment

  • We can all serve others through our creativity

    10 February: Soul singer Mica Paris talks to Renée Davis about her upcoming tour and what she learnt from her upbringing in church

  • Minister's dream marches on

    10 February: Christians who made a difference by Rosemary Dawson: Martin Luther King Jr (1929-68)

  • Try again

    3 February: Leeds Rhinos’ Jamie Jones-Buchanan tells Andrew Stone how he is looking forward to tackling the new rugby league season

  • Growing pains

    3 February: War Cry comments on adolescence

  • A century of votes – but we have a long way to go

    3 February: Shadow secretary of state for women and equalities Dawn Butler speaks to Andrew Stone about the importance of equality

  • Christianity takes a foothold in China

    3 February: Christians who made a difference by Rosemary Dawson: Gladys Aylward (1902-70)

  • Supper man

    27 January: Robert Burns is being brought to mind

  • There's no place like home

    27 January: War Cry comments on homelessness

  • Childhood experiences led to a life of caring

    27 January: Mitch Menagh tells Claire Brine how growing up in a boys’ home inspired him to work for the organisation that changed his life

  • Record-breaker put faith first

    27 January: Christians who made a difference by Rosemary Dawson: Eric Liddell (1902-45)

  • Small change

    20 January: Downsized characters take to the big screen

  • When social media is unsociable

    20 January: War Cry comments on smartphone addiction

  • More TV vicars

    20 January: BBC Two’s A Vicar’s Life is following four clergy as they minister to people in a rural diocese. The Rev Matthew Stafford tells Philip Halcrow about sharing people’s joys and sorrows

  • Doctor on call returns to India

    20 January: Christians who made a difference by Rosemary Dawson: Ida Scudder (1870-1960)

  • A shot in the dark

    13 January: Film portrays Churchill's wartime struggles

  • Dodging the plastic bullet

    13 January: War Cry comments on plastic waste 

  • Jermain raises his voice

    13 January: Jermain Jackman tells Claire Brine why, after winning The Voice UK, he is speaking out to help people reach their potential

  • Missionary dressed to impress

    13 January: Christians who made a difference by Rosemary Dawson: James Hudson Taylor (1832–1905)

  • Make or break

    6 January: Resolution-keepers come clean

  • Make or break

    6 January: A new year message from Commissioner LYNDON BUCKINGHAM, leader of The Salvation Army in the UK and Republic of Ireland 

  • I had the battle of wanting to be cool and fit in but still wanting to stand up for God

    6 January: William Adoasi tells Renée Davis how his wristwatch brand is enabling children in Africa to go to school

  • Doctor prescribes freedom in Africa

    6 January: Christians who made a difference by Rosemary Dawson: David Livingstone (1813–73)

  • Let's dance

    23 December: There’s snow end of problems to overcome in ‘call the midwife’

  • Generosity unwrapped

    23 December: War Cry comments on Christmas gift shopping

  • Making a song and dance of the Nativity!

    16 December: Actor Daniel Boys and director Debbie Isitt from Nativity! The Musical tell Claire Brine why the Christmas story appeals to kids and grown-ups

  • I was determined that the lives of the children I’d lost would have a purpose

    23 December: Zoë Clark-Coates tells Philip Halcrow about starting services of remembrance to help families who have lost a baby say goodbye 

  • We're almost there

    23 December: Ron Thomlinson sifts out some seasonal truths

  • Let's dance

    16 December: 'Strictly' contestants face final challenge

  • More than wishful thinking

    16 December: War Cry comments on Christmas spending

  • Ciao, that's what I call music

    16 December: Carly Paoli tells Philip Halcrow how her music has been influenced by her English and Italian roots

  • Captivity brought creativity

    16 December: Former hostage Terry Waite tells Claire Brine what he learnt about life during his years of solitary confinement 

  • Wander and wonder go together

    16 December: Ron Thomlinson sifts out some seasonal truths

  • Catch a falling star

    9 December: Meteoric display lights up the sky

  • Perfect imperfections?

    9 December: War Cry comments on gene editing

  • Influential beyond words

    9 December: A genius translator changed our everyday language and more, Melvyn Bragg tells Philip Halcrow

  • What are we hoping for?

    9 December: Ron Thomlinson sifts out some seasonal truths

  • A manger seen

    2 December: Christmas issue

  • It's the most wonderful time of the year – seriously!

    2 December: BBC comedy writer Paul Kerensa tells Claire Brine about the history of Christmas 

  • Heard it all before

    2 December: Ron Thomlinson sifts out some seasonal truths

  • Brayveheart

    25 November: Donkey has its day in Christmas film

  • Don't drop the baby

    25 November: War Cry comments on Advent calendars and Jesus' place at Christmas
  • Matters of the heart

    25 November: Ebun Ali tells Renée Davis why she creates events designed to help young people with their personal development

  • Many happy returns on offer

    18 November: Rosemary Dawson considers everyday ideas that go way back to the 66 books of the Bible

  • Whodunnit?

    18 November: Peaky blinders are in the firing line

  • Violent episodes

    18 November: War Cry comments on the budget
  • Chaplain helps students face their university challenge

    18 November: Major Chris Sands tells Philip Halcrow about being part of a team that supports people studying at Canterbury Christ Church University

  • Kindness has its rewards

    18 November: Rosemary Dawson considers everyday ideas that go way back to the 66 books of the Bible

  • Day for reflection

    11 November: Day for reflection

  • We must not forget the future

    11 November: War Cry comments on Remembrance
  • My dad survived Dunkirk

    11 November: Lesley and Geoff Lewis tell Claire Brine how Lesley’s father, Stanley Patrick, was the only soldier rescued after a torpedo attack

  • It pays to be right on time

    11 November: Rosemary Dawson considers everyday ideas that go way back to the 66 books of the Bible

  • Whodunnit?

    4 November: Hercule Poirot is on the hunt for a murderer

  • Violent episodes

    4 November: War Cry comments on the effects of religion
  • Baby doctor faces questions of life and death

    4 November: Emeritus Professor of Ethics and Perinatology at University College London John Wyatt talks to Nigel Bovey 

  • Public scrutiny reveals imperfections

    4 November: Rosemary Dawson considers everyday ideas that go way back to the 66 books of the Bible

  • Life under the ocean waves

    28 October: Blue Planet II tells stories of sea creatures

  • Speaking personally

    28 October: War Cry Editor, Major Nigel Bovey, leaves his final comment
  • Crafting a difference

    28 October: Sarah Corbett talks to Renée Davis about combining craft and activism to make changes in the world

  • Anger needs to be under new management

    28 October: Rosemary Dawson considers everyday ideas that go way back to the 66 books of the Bible

  • Hidden In Justice: The Verdict

    21 October: To conclude the series, Nigel Bovey reviews its findings

  • Seen and heard

    21 October: War Cry comment on sex-abuse children
  • Picture perfect

    21 October: Artist, motivational speaker and TV presenter Adebanji Alade tells Renée Davis how art has framed his life

  • It's time to gossip some good news

    21 October: Rosemary Dawson considers everyday ideas that go way back to the 66 books of the Bible

  • Men behaving bardly

    14 October: Will all end well in Shakespeare sitcom?

  • Bet your life

    14 October: War Cry comment on the gambling industry
  • We're all part of the circle of life

    7 October: Youth and Schools Programme Co-ordinator of the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion Lizzie Henderson tells Nigel Bovey about the big questions that children ask

  • Wealth is no safe haven from suffering

    14 October: Rosemary Dawson considers everyday ideas that go way back to the 66 books of the Bible

  • These days

    7 October: Campaigns, celebrations and all that jazz

  • Posture politics

    7 October: War Cry comment on the War Cry comment on the the 'take a knee' campaign
  • Teaching children is a big ask

    7 October: Youth and Schools Programme Co-ordinator of the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion Lizzie Henderson tells Nigel Bovey about the big questions that children ask

  • Dodgy characters trade on vulnerability

    7 October: Rosemary Dawson considers everyday ideas that go way back to the 66 books of the Bible

  • Difficult to bear

    30 September: 'Goodbye Christopher Robin' follows the struggles of Winnie-the-Pooh author 

  • RE thinking

    30 September: War Cry comment on the importance of RE lessons
  • I don’t like myself very much – but I’m trying hard to learn to

    30 September: Katharine Welby-Roberts tells Claire Brine about her struggles with depression, anxiety and low self-esteem

  • No one's unimpeachable

    30 September: Rosemary Dawson considers everyday ideas that go way back to the 66 books of the Bible

  • Cake or break

    23 September: Bakers hope to taste success 

  • Home truths

    23 September: War Cry comment on the increase of homelessness
  • Creativity is key for Mercy B

    23 September: Mercy Balogun talks to Renée Davis about helping people make the most of their music – and their relationships

  • Value judgment

    23 September: Rosemary Dawson considers everyday ideas that go way back to the 66 books of the Bible

  • Happy and glorious

    16 September: Queen Victoria considers life's big questions 

  • End game

    16 September: War Cry comment on nuclear weapons
  • For the record

    16 September: TV sitcom writer James Cary tells Claire Brine why he wrote a comedy play about Martin Luther

  • Help is at hand

    16 September: Rosemary Dawson considers everyday ideas that go way back to the 66 books of the Bible

  • Hurrah for the Famous Five

    9 September: Enid Blyton series celebrates 75 years

  • Immigration detention picture is unsettling

    9 September: War Cry comment on the current state of dentention centres in the UK
  • For the record

    9 September: Singer, songwriter and actor King Cas Ajani speaks to Renée Davis about his experiences in the entertainment industry and his efforts to empower young men

  • Zion - the last word in heavenliness

    9 September: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • What's cooking?

    2 September: New challenges await Celebrity MasterChef contestans 

  • No-go area

    2 September: War Cry comment on tolerant Britain 
  • God made us to be psychological beings

    2 September: Think ‘God’ and what do you see? Psychologist Bonnie Poon Zahl of the University of Oxford has investigated people’s perception of God and the effect those images have on behaviour. She talks to Nigel Bovey

  • Unveiled Wisdom

    2 September: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
     
  • Let the festivities begin

    26 August: Summer events take centre stage

  • Terror plot

    26 Aug: War Cry comment on the psychology of terrorism 
  • Putting the 'believe' into unbelieveable

    26 Aug: Radio presenter Justin Brierley tells Claire Brine why conversations between Christians and atheists matter

     

  • T-time with the Bible

    26 Aug: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible 
     
  • Pass masters

    19 August: Victorian physicians are under observation in TV comedy
  • Aisle: be there

    19 Aug: War Cry comment on the importance of church buildings 
  • We're only human

    19 Aug: Paula Hollingsworth tells Philip Halcrow why Jane Austen’s books are about more than love and marriage

     
  • Sabbath - and the rest

    19 Aug: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible 
     
  • Pass masters

    12 August: Back for another season, the premier league is 25 years old
  • Deus et machina

    5 Aug: War Cry comment on our relationship with technology 
  • We're only human

    12 Aug: Emeritus Professor of Ethics and Perinatology at University College London John Wyatt talks to Nigel Bovey about the possible effects of artificial intelligence and robotics

     
  • It's time to scan Q,R

    12 Aug: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible 
     
  • We are family

    5 Aug: Ancestry-hunters get excited in relation to their past
  • Education, education, education

    12 May: What does Jesus teach us about God?

  • The time of our lives

    5 Aug: War Cry comment on how we use our time 
  • Grantchester mysteries uncovered

    5 Aug: Author James Runcie tells Claire Brine about creating clergyman-sleuth the Rev Canon Sidney Chambers


  • Personality and Politics

    5 Aug: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Show time

    Reformation comes into play at Edingburgh festival fringe
  • Ad men (and women)

    29 July: War Cry comment on the influence of advertising 
  • Play turns spotlight on modern slavery

    29 July: Lauren Jeans talks to JUDE SPOONER about taking a play on the subject of human trafficking to the Edinburgh Fringe
  • Something old, something new

    29 July: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Back on track

    22 July: Tate Modern explores black art in times of unrest
  • The matter with kids

    22 July: War Cry comment on how God is trending with smart generation. 
  • He thinks, therefore he is

    22 July: JOHN COTTINGHAM is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Reading, and one of his chief research interests is the philosophy of religion. He talks to Nigel Bovey about Descartes and the Divine
  • Mmm, I wonder what's in the Bible

    22 July: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Back on track

    15 July: Athletes are returning to London for the World Para Athletics Championships
  • Bank statement

    15 July: War Cry comment on food banks
  • See what I mean?

    15 July: ALISTER McGRATH is Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University. Formerly an atheist, he has debated with Richard Dawkins and written on the rationality of the Christian faith. In his new book, The Great Mystery, he explores the human quest for meaning and identity – a search that, he tells Philip Halcrow, should make use of science and religion
  • OK - here are some of the 'L'-ements of faith

    15 July: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Things go west

    8 July: Poldark characters are in for tough times
  • 'Blue Peter' presenter brings faith into the picture

    8 July: RADZI CHINGYANGANYA tells Claire Brine about working in TV and trusting God
  • Employment Policy

    8 July: War Cry comment on post graduate employment 
  • Jesus - history's greatest person

    8 July: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • A slice of the action

    1 July: Tennis all set for a fortnight of court drama
  • Blind injustice

    1 July: War Cry comment on the judicial system 
  • God directed me from social media to stage success

    1 July: Actor TOM MOUTCHI tells Renée Davis about how God guided him
  • God is revealed in iStory

    1 July: Rosemary Dawson navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Rite and wrong

    24 June: TV drama explores struggles with faith 
  • It's all relative

    17 June: Film focuses on family mystery 
  • Clear thinking

    17 June: War Cry comment on the future
  • A young prisoner asked me: What do I do when I get out?

    17 June:  The Rev PAUL COWLEY talks to Renée Davis about life after prison and starting a charity for ex-offenders
  • Giant goes to the wall

    17 June: Rosemary Dawson navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Research engine

    17 June: Philip Halcrow visits CODEC, where a team of academics are exploring the links between digital culture and the Divine
  • Keep calm and carry on

    10 June: Britain stands strong in the face of terror
  • Opinions polled

    10 June: Comment on Christians and voting  
  • A second chance would be just the job

    10 June: REBECCA KEATING of The Salvation Army’s Employment Plus service tells Philip Halcrow about the problems that people with convictions face in their search for work
  • Fascinating faith facts featured

    10 June: Rosemary Dawson navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Protest. Vote.

    3 June: Election offers voters a voice against terror
  • Faith-based film addresses suffering

    3 May: Faith-based film addresses suffering 
  • When I went to prison, I thought: 'This is my lesson'

    3 June: Javed Ali tells Claire Brine how he used the embroidery skills he learnt in prison to start his own business 
  • Prophet warning leads to discrediting of false god

    3 June: Rosemary Dawson navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • All at sea

    27 May: Jack Sparrow is still making waves on the big screen
  • Football craziness

    27 May: War Cry comment on the darker sides of football
  • As soon as they see you have a conviction, they judge you

    27 May: John Wright describes his experiences of looking for work after being released from prison. As told to Philip Halcrow
  • Shepherd boy wins with giant-killing act

    27 May: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Sense of occasion

    20 May: Sense of occasion 
  • Funeral plans

    20 May: War Cry comment on funeral songs
  • The true story is that children are victims of their parents' imprisonment

    20 May: SHARON BERRY tells Claire Brine why she helps parents in prison record stories for their children
  • Guilt and inner sense

    20 May: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Signing up to be born again

    13 May: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Turbulence priest

    13 May: War Cry comment on Giles Fraser
  • As human beings, we all need fixing

    Priest, Guardian columnist and broadcaster the Rev Canon Dr GILES FRASER tells Claire Brine why he became a Christian and how he struggles with forgiveness
  • On korf for the title

    6 May: Korfball reaches season's climax
  • Vote winner

    6 May: War Cry comment on social injustice 
  • Harking back to the ark

    6 May: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • All's not fair in love and war

    29 April: Persucted Christians in film focus
  • Head together

    29 April: Men have fears they are afraid of admitting
  • Highly symbolic

    29 April: Rosemary Dawson considers the significance of crosses. This week: The cross of hope
  • It's a beautiful day

    22 April: Record-buyers celebrate independent stores
  • Smart weapons?

    22 April: On one side is a vicious Russian and Iranian-backed dictator 
  • Ready to rebuild

    22 April: Rosemary Dawson considers the significance of crosses. This week: The cross of forgiveness
  • People power

    15 April: Easter poem by Nigel Bovey
  • All the evidence is there

    15 April: New Testament scholar, historian, classicist and Dean of King’s College London the Rev Canon Professor Richard Burridge talks to Nigel Bovey about the resurrection of Jesus
  • Given the chance

    8 April: BBC Two's new reality show Second Chance Summer
  • Second opinions

    8 April: For many TV viewers, Professor Brian Cox is the face of science
  • The gift of life

    8 April: Rosemary Dawson considers the significance of the crosses
  • The Future Today

    1 April: Unbelievable technology to aid spread of faith
  • As per normal

    1 April: We must try to ensure that love colours all our acts of normality.
  • From the wreckage

    1 April: Rosemary Dawson looks at miraculous acts performed by Jesus: A tormented man