When I was 16, a friend of mine told me that he had become a Christian
‘When I was 16, a friend of mine told me that he had become a Christian. We grew up in church together, so I thought he already was. I thought, “Why does he need to become a Christian?” The following week our pastor started a series on Ephesian...
Racism: why we need a heart MOT
This Sunday churches around the UK are marking Racial Justice Sunday – and according to Bible Society's BAME Church Relationships Manager, it's a chance for Christians to do an ‘MOT of the heart’.
Christians are gaining hope and confidence during the pandemic through reading the Bible, a survey finds
The findings come in a survey for Bible Society, carried out by Christian Research.
I was 34 and divorced
‘I was 34 and divorced. I’d been in and out of relationships and I was getting tired of it. One evening I sat in my apartment and watched the sun go down and the shade come into the room. I thought, “This can’t be my life”. I grabbed the ca...
The words from Isaiah 49.13–23 gave me hope at a very, very bad time
The words from Isaiah 49.13–23 gave me hope at a very, very bad time. I was in an abusive marriage. My husband just wanted to kill me. He tried smothering me when I was in bed, and if it weren’t for my daughter I think I would have gone then. My ...