Alison Hill ponders the story of Ruth and Naomi, and points out how the influence of God in Ruth’s life affected her life decisions.
Regular columnist John Myhill takes a closer look at our common plea to God, to see how relevant it is to modern society.
Regular columnist Mark Fairweather-Tall reminds us that we can all mess up sometimes, even if not as publicly as the Oscars, but that God can sort out the mess in our lives.
Rituals mark life’s most important events, and the funeral is a public way of acknowledging someone’s life. Norwich funeral director Kevin Cobbold explains how the ritual of a funeral can help the mourning process.
Ruth Tong has been marvelling at the wonders of creation, and the way God cares for us, even in the small details.
Regular columnist Philip Young laments at the levels of hate and anger in world politics at the present time, and society appears to ignore the teachings of Jesus.
God understands loneliness
Regular columnist Ruth Tong shares her personal experiences of loneliness, and offers pointers that may help. More ...
Jesus, women, and leadership
Regular columnist Suzanne Cooke wonders how Jesus regards the women’s march in America last week. More ...
Brexit and Trump or Jesus Christ?
Regular columnist Andrew Bryant sees a world searching for change, and points us to the only way it can truly be achieved. More ...
Get involved for Jesus
Regular columnist Ruth Tong encourages us to step up and get involved when God calls us to action. More ...
A letter from Love
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A Christmas quest for eternal youth
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Christmas – more than just an idea! 
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The true meaning of Christmas?
Network Norfolk content editor Tony Rothe reflects on the many ways people choose to celebrate the Christmas season. More ...
Experience the truth of God this Christmas
Regular columnist Mark Fairweather-Tall explains that our experience of the presence of God goes beyond a debate about proof of His existence. More ...
An appeal about appeals
Elspeth Rushbrook, local Christian and author, writes her thoughts on the way churches handle charity appeals and pastoral needs. More ...
No Christmas without Easter
Gifts at Christmas
Are you tuned in to Jesus?
The Appeal of the Poppy
How should Christians view mental distress?
It's good to talk
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One God – One World – We are all brothers and sisters
What would Jesus be doing?
Harvest can be a time of real struggle
Should a funeral be happy?
The curse of the invisibility cloak
Mind the Gap - God is there
The treasure we overlook
Speak out when the Holy Spirit says so!
The power of prayer in times of bad news
To bless or to curse? – that is our choice
Praise God for challenges!
Keep Climbing with God!
Is a referendum really good democracy?
Christians should learn from history
Words of encouragement to a young disciple
Death – the end or the beginning?
Rejoicing in the present moment
Ask God to help you break the cycle
The Holy Spirit - Revival Now
Money, money, must be funny, in a rich man's world
How do we rebuild trust in leadership?
Responding to tragedy - prayer, post or preach?
The resurrection – embracing the unexpected
Let’s celebrate life’s victory over death
Should we leave politics to the politicians?
Jesus is the Undercover Boss
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