Advent: Keeping wonder alive
What keeps me going after 30 years is knowing that Christingle is not just a pretty prelude to Christmas, but a real opportunity for us to do something meaningful to impact the lives of children and young people in our community.
Christingle is our new Christmas tradition
A fun Christingle service filled with carols, nativity plays and a fancy dress competition inspired Jayne to start a new family tradition
Advent: The Naked Chef
Back when Jamie Oliver was referred to as the ‘Naked Chef’, Ben was eight and shared that nickname from his approach to mince pie making. 17 years on, not too much has changed.
Advent: Eleven rules for Christingle
Read the playful hints for your Christingle celebration from author Jeremy Fletcher and artist Dave Walker.
'People say that this is the moment when their Christmas starts'
Barbara Weeks has helped organise fantastic Christingle services for the past 30 years at her church in Devon.
Advent: What happened when I reached comedic puberty
How can we turn our eyes away from ourselves and our successes this Advent? Comedian Andy Kind shares his experiences of chasing success.
It’s not consent, its sexual exploitation
While 16 and 17 year olds can legally consent to sex in healthy relationships, there is nothing healthy or normal about being coerced or groomed and made to submit to sexual acts.
Bringing together different generations makes a difference
Bringing together older and younger generations can mean more positive relationships for people across a community
Handle with Care: Christian's story
Christian spent a day talking to the public about the importance of supporting young people who are placed away from home.
Seeing the signs of sexual exploitation
The children's commissioner's new report identifies running away as an indicator that a child is at risk - more needs to be done to keep children safe.
Where does true wealth lie?
Jesus chose to be poor so that we might be rich. In our context, where we are so encouraged to aspire to financial wealth this can be deeply challenging.