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C4M planning to distribute one million leaflets to marginal seats across the country in a bid to halt gay marriage. The Coalition for Marriage is planning to distribute one million leaflets to margin...

Church to use shareholder position on banking boards to vote down any bonus worth more than bank executives' basic salary. The Church of England is talking tough on bankers bonuses.The Church says it...

The debate over IVF has been re-ignited after the government's backed a new technique which would allow babies to be born with three genetic parents. The Government's moving forward with plans to mak...

Membership numbers are falling in all the parties and the annual conferences are an essential way of motivating those who deliver leaflets and knock on doors at The Liberal Democrats, who met this we...

Researchers say mums and dads are paying nearly £5,000 more to bring up a child than they were 12 months ago. A new report by insurer LV also claims the cost o Researchers say mums and dads are payi...

Millions of low income households will have to start paying a proportion of council tax as most councils in England pass on funding cuts to local residents. Millions of people on benefits in England ...

Christian charity says church community groups are having an impact on bringing crime down. The number of crimes being recorded by forces in England and Wales has fallen by seven percent over the las...

In my last blog I advocated focussing more on the 'big picture' and suggested relational thinking has a part to play in this because it is expressed in a langua Relationships are central to biblical ...

Whilst the Internet is a valuable tool it can also be a terrible curse. This Tuesday the eight Democratic Unionist MPs used their opportunity to select the subj The first of these was cyber bullying....

Teens' refusal to help at home was the biggest flashpoint with 55% of families rowing over it. More than a quarter of UK parents believe teenagers are more difficult than babies.But 83% of those ques...

You may think that my question relates to Egypt, or those nations where dictators fix elections to give themselves the appearance of credibility without the rea  Sadly, my focus is not on them b...

Those nominated will be recognised for their services to the community this weekend. The Bishop of Derby's honouring people who've made an outstanding contribution to the community with a "Bishop's B...

CBM UK wants 24 pounds per person to restore the sight of those blinded by cateracts in the developing world. A disability charity is calling on Christians to avoid coffee for just over a week and sa...

Couples who get through the first ten years of marriage have the same chance of staying together as their grandparents' generation. If married couples make it past the ten year mark they have the sam...

Nearly a year after five-year-old April Jones was abducted and murdered, her funeral's taken place. A child in Uganda is going to be sponsored in memory of April Jones whose funeral took place today....

null Whilst the Government celebrates every sign of economic recovery, the Opposition's focus is on the cost of living crisis facing many households. Depending on how inflation is measured, the curre...

The NSPCC says the number of emotional abuse cases they're referring to the authorities has risen by more than 50% in a year. Their helpline has dealt with more than 8,000 cases overall, with more th...

Sorry there was no blog last week, I was on holiday. For me that means no computers but I was not idle. I was reading Tom Wright's challenging book, Surprised b Wright is a New Testament scholar and ...

Experts say there's been a rise in offenders targeting vulnerable families overseas to set up live access to children over webcams in exchange for payment. Child protection experts say an increasing ...

Christian social action is currently a big theme in politics as well as the churches. This is demonstrated by a flurry of activity, including a debate in the Ho He was formerly a lecturer in theology...