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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...

It's as new figures from the Department for Education have revealed faith schools make up a majority of the top-performing primary schools. The league tables show schools with 'a religious ethos...

The family of Catholic teacher Ann Maguire will return to court to continue their challenge against a coroner's decision not to call evidence from pupils who ha Three judges at the Court of Appeal wi...

New survey shows thousands of people in the UK view 'inappropriate content' before 9pm. There are concerns about the effects that television violence, sex and bad language may have on children after ...

Relationship charity One Plus One says unresolved conflicts between mums and dads can also cause children to get headaches, stomach problems and harm their grow It's claimed parents who argue, but do...

Women will be able to choose from a ready supply of donors, according to characteristics such as intelligence and eye colour. A new fertility clinic has been slammed by Christian traditionalists for ...

A Christian charity that looks after the elderly says 15-minute care visits are stripping vulnerable people of their dignity. A Christian charity that looks after the elderly says 15-minute care visi...