Commentary with E. David Cook

Dr. E. David Cook, a Fellow of Green College, Oxford and the first Holmes Professor of Faith and Learning at Wheaton College, gives his take on the day's most gripping news.

‘Laugh and the world laughs with you. Cry and you cry alone’. What a difference a good laugh makes! The death of Ronnie Corbett on Thursday 31st... More

Yesterday Premier had a news special headline – ‘Churches urged to be more welcoming to transgender Christians’. A number of Christian leaders... More

David Bowie died of cancer. The 69 year old embodied the charisma and reality of Rock and Roll. He was a singer, song-writer, Broadway and film... More

At 11am, on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the First World War formally ended. Over the years, this has been enshrined in our two minute... More

From Tokyo to Paris, nations all over the world were celebrating Halloween. Adults dressed up as everything from ghost to ghoulies and fantasy... More

No one expects to go to school and to be stabbed to death. All of us know that students get into fights and squabbles, but none of us think that... More

Monday 26th October was a historic date. The Bishop of Gloucester, the Right Reverend Rachel Treweek, was installed as one of the twenty six... More

This week millions tuned in, not to watch sports, but the trailer for the seventh film in the Star Wars series as The Force Awakens trailer hit... More

Hurricane Joaquin hit the cargo ship El Faro near the Bahamas this week. The captain of the ship had planned to skirt the storm, but mechanical... More

The headlines screamed that Lord Ashcroft’s new book would expose salacious detail about the life of David Cameron, the Prime Minister. Alleged... More