Personal development, a vital concern, incurs too much Christian suspicion, to the detriment of mission, says Mark Vernon
Christians could learn much from a revolutionary musical sensation, argues Rachel Mann
RECEIVING the baton cleanly is something that women do better than men, judging by the relay finals in Rio. There was a resounding clunk from the direction of Theresa May’s office last week, however, which signalled the downplaying of a Cameron-backed campaign against junk food. The timing could no...
Ronald Blythe considers Prayers Written at Vailima and Wormingford
Cultural vandalism should not take priority over human rights, says Paul Vallely
Your architect is paid by you to do what you want. He or she is not some minor deity who must be obeyed at all costs. I knew a churchwarden who asked for a new external oak door to be finished with oil of some sort, but the architect insisted that it had to be varnished. Eight years after it was do...
Carlisle diocese’s ‘mission communities’ and the fall in stipendiary clergy; The Bishop Bell affair; and the plea to unfrock; Gorham case: the part a secular court played; Clerical attire that ministers to self-projection; The forgotten elderly
Health-care chaplains are called to represent values from a place of vulnerability and equality, argues Jeremy Pemberton
It is time to restore a stronger penalty for criminal clerics, argues Neil Patterson
HERE are some names from Rio: Anita Wlodarczyk, Wayde van Niekerk, Katie Ledecky, Almaz Ayana, Katinka Hosszu. Clearly, they are not household names in the UK. Indeed, it could be argued that Valegro, Charlotte Dujardin’s horse in the dressage, is better known