Robert Ashton encourages us to move with the times as we endeavour to reach out to the modern generation.
Regular columnist Philip Young explains why we should always look for the good in each other.
Amid all the current condemnation of Social Media companies for some of the content they publish, Andrew Bryant wonders whether we should all take a share of the blame.
Peter Farley is reacting to last week’s climate change protests by schoolchildren, and suggests that maybe an element of rebellion is justified.
Ruth Lilley explains that there is much more to love than the sentiments expressed on Valentine’s cards
Keith Morris suggests a way of providing some time for reflection in our busy lives.
Why not a woman bishop for Norwich?
Robert Ashton is surprised that there could be any objections to the possibility of a woman as the next Bishop of Norwich, and explains why he feels this way. More ...
God cares in the silence
Mark Fairweather Tall deals with the difficult situation of apparently unanswered prayer, and offers an explanation. More ...
The joys of friendship
Jane Clamp has been pondering over the value of friendship and how it evolves. More ...
Winning God’s race
Ruth Tong urges us to consider what actually constitutes winning when we run God’s race of life. More ...
Happy Birthday Gladys – just don’t say her name!
Ian Boughton has been wondering whether the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that came into force last year will restrict some church activities, and believes he has some answers. More ...
James, free will, and God’s love
Suzanne Cooke has been looking at works of art, and has gained new insight into how much God loves us by giving us free will. More ...
A Woman’s Needs in Marriage
Linda Nnene shares with us some fundamental needs of a woman in a successful marriage. More ...
Build bridges, not walls
As we enter a new year, Philip Young urges us to build bridges of unity rather than walls between us. More ...
Is Christmas really Good News for the poor?
Andrew Bryant wonders if the Good News of Christmas appears equally relevant to all sectors of our society today. More ...
Bishop’s Christmas message about light and darkness
In his Christmas message, the Bishop of East Anglia, the Rt Rev Bishop Alan Hopes, addresses the battle between light and darkness in the Nativity story and the divisions which shadow our society today. More ...
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Are we stewards of the earth or consumers?
Jesus meets us where we are
Artificial intelligence is no longer just science fiction
LET is a powerful word
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Blessed are the Persecuted
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God has control over “suddenly”
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God sees the best in us
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