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

I don’t think any Christian Resources Exhibition (CRE) attendees expected to cry within five minutes of arriving (if at all!), but most of us were deeply moved by the opening presentations.The exhibition... More

Hannah Bourazza is chief safeguarding officer at youth charity XLP and heads up their mentoring project.... More

It had been an ordinary day at school, but when she walked through the front door of her home at the... More