After one of the deadliest storms on record, aid workers find that there is still hope The estimated... More

In recent years, the Church has been blighted by financial misdemeanours, abuses of power and sex scandals.... More

I’m keen to get my church more interested in environmental issues, but there’s a faction in the congregation... More

Youth work can sometimes feel like a battle - but living in a real war zone is a whole other story. Open... More

Justin Brierley examines how Christians are attempting to affect politics from without and within When... More

We read last week of the ideas of Plato infliltrating the early Church. Now we are going to start to see exactly how this happened ...It all started with the Jews, strangely enough, or one in particular.... More

All good things come to an end, more so bad things and the decline and fall of the Roman Empire is well documented, as is the subsequent rise of the Dark Ages. During this time much of the ancient wisdom... More

In our story, Philo is but a stepping stone, so, rather than dwelling on him any further, we will move on a century or so to the next major figure of our story, Origen. He was a Christian, one of the Church... More

So where are we in our story? We have already covered two key developments in the history of mankind, the rise of Greek philosophy and the birth of the Christian Church. Now sit back and listen to the... More

If we had the answers to all of life's mysteries, then they wouldn't be mysteries anymore and there would be less arguing among the experts. But, even among those of us who profess faith in an Almighty... More