Families First columnist Susie Hart on when and how to pray with your children. Our family life in Tanzania is extremely busy, as many of you will already know from reading my articles–not unlike any family with two working parents, I imagine, home or abroad. To me, the most important thing is that, however we [...]
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Cold winter nights highlight the plight of homeless people. But churches are working together to bring fresh hope for people with nowhere to live. Kate Snow talked to some of the people involved. The descent into homelessness can be rapid after the loss of a job or the breakdown of a family. Over 100 years [...]
More than 50 people were shot in Iraq in November after a siege in their Baghdad Catholic church. Canon Andrew White, the ‘vicar of Baghdad’, lives among such violence. In the first of her regular columns for Families First, Caroline White shares her very personal insights on the situation facing families in the Iraqi capital. [...]
Sheila Jacobs on the need to consider friendships with the opposite sex carefully. Cathy and Bill were in their 60s. Bill was a widower; Cathy had never married. They teamed up for companionship: meals out, coach trips it was an easygoing friendship until Bill decided he wanted to move things on – and Cathy didn’t. [...]
Popular writer and speaker Adrian Plass draws lessons for life from a Bible family. M&Ms? No, not chocolates. Sisters. I’m talking about two extremely famous sisters who, together with their brother Lazarus, probably knew Jesus as well as well as anyone on earth. Their Bethany home was one of the few places where he could [...]
Families First columnist Michele Guinness has a dark secret she’s been hiding for 35 years. For those who doubt God has a sense of humour, there is but one word: marriage. A lifetime of sharing your bad habits and dirty laundry. Actually, it’s not my husband’s smalls that bother me (or should that be larges, [...]