Our monthly reflections are ideal for personal reflection, for introduction to a small group, or for your church magazine.
This month our reflection is a blog on our latest Good Childhood Report by our CEO Matthew Reed looking into well-being and appearance.
You may also be interested in our previous reflections, grouped by year.
- We asked for your prayers for vulnerable young people, you can still share yours.
- One small 'thank you' can make a world of difference, by Dave Farris to celebrate Volunteers' Week.
- Teenage Kicks? by Joey Knock promotes our latest Church youth group resource.
- History remembers draws upon Ananias's incredible faith in going to meet Saul.
- Some mothers do ‘ave em! is a Mothering Sunday reflection from Mo Baldwin having been a young carer.
- The purpose of Lent is not Lent by Dr Paula Gooder.
- Half way to a new habit which reflects on New Year's Resolutions and how to really form new habits.
- Taking off the superhero mask, which draws upon our campaign to help protect 16 and 17 year olds at risk of sexual explotation.
- Showing hospitality to strangers, reflects upon the refugee crisis.
- Who do you say that I am? looks towards the new academic year and all the opportunities and uncertainties that come with it.
- Just another coffee? reflects on our new theology papers and youth work.
- Solo Diving linking our campaign to protect young people from neglect and skydiving
- Celebrating volunteers, for Volunteers' Week.
- Interconnectedness about the image of the vine and the branches.
- Knock knock, who's there? about our campaign to stop councils sending baliffs to houses with children
- Our Lenten weekly reflection sheets
- Show some warmth, about our campaign to protect children in families in energy debt
- Jesus: not just for Christmas, about our hopes and fears for the new year
- Choose your own ending, about changing the story for children
- The glory of God's creations, about being created in God's image
- New year, new beginnings, about the new school year
- School's out for summer, about summer holidays
- Worth staying up for?, about the World Cup
- Time for smiles, a reflection by one of our volunteers for Volunteers' Week
- Agents of hope, about our Debt Trap campaign
- Our Lent reflections, by authors including Janet Morley and Rt Revd David Walker, exploring what poverty means to children and young people beyond lack of money
- Choice, about our recent report on the number of children growing up in cold homes
- Love benefits all, about the Who Benefits? campaign
- Offering a true welcome, about welcoming children with humility
- Taking notice, which looks at some of the advice from our well-being research
- At the heart of everything, about how the church can contribute to the debate on child poverty
- The quiet scandal of child poverty, by Nick Harding, Children’s Ministry Advisor at the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham
- Inclusive leadership, by Rev Dr Kate Coleman about creating communities that are richer for everyone
- New life, about beginnings and our early years work
- Mixed blessings, on the language we use about poverty
- Little Angels?, about our work with destitute asylum seekers and the End Forced Destitution campaign
- Our greatest need, by Rev Jonathan Edwards, General Secretary of the Baptist Union on our need for wisdom
- Unfamiliar territory, by the Right Rev Stephen Cottrell, Bishop of Chelmsford after visiting our EYPDAS project
- Participation in the body of Christ from Ruth Burgess at our Youth Development Project at the Diocese of London
- Recognising Jesus about our report on children's journey's through the asylum process
- Glorious mud, on this year's Greenbelt festival and our work with young runaways
- Our daily bread and free school meals, about our Fair and Square campaign