The Gambling Commission latest figures have been dubbed a “generational scandal”, as the number of problem gamblers age 11 to 16 rose to 55,000 over two years. An equivalent of one in seven of the same... More

On Friendship Friday, Kidscape shares ways to make healthy spaces where good relationships can flourish. More

Katie Lillystone runs Growkids in Norwich. She gives her feedback on Channel 4’s Dispatches, Born on the Breadline. More

I’m also not squeamish about horror films, gore or spooky stuff. In fact I quite like settling down on a Friday night to a jumpy film with a takeaway. I don’t even mind the odd occult reference. As long... More

Halloween is now the second largest festival in the calendar. It’s a big deal. But should our children and young people engage with it? Yes, they shouldHumans have always used culture to ponder morbid... More

What do you think of when you picture Christmas? I hope your images are happy ones, maybe filled with faces of friends and family. Possibly there is a stocking on the end of a bed filled with presents... More

Prayer is hard. In the Rule of Saint Benedict the phrase used is ora et labora or ‘pray and work’. It’s partly understood as prayer is work and work is prayer, it’s a holistic approach to our lives where... More

Euguene Peterson, pastor of Christ Our King Presbyterian Church has died. Amongst many publications he is best known for his paraphrase translation of the Bible called the Message. He died due to complications... More

Take a traditional, widely observed, pagan festival. Add a brand new Christian dimension. Borrow some of the pagan elements. Hey presto! You have an annual event which engages with popular culture and... More

Working with young people was always going to be a big part of my life. My first job was during the summer... More