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The Festival of Prayer: mystical prayer

In the second of our articles based on sessions from the 2022 Festival of Prayer, Emma Pennington, canon missioner at Canterbury Cathedral, makes mystical prayer accessible to all.

The Festival of Prayer: prayer and personality

‘Prayer and personality’ was the theme of our 2022 Festival of Prayer, introduced by Dr Gemma Simmonds. We begin this new series with extracts from her brilliant keynote address.

Changing the climate

In the light of recent record-breaking temperatures across the UK, our article this week is an edited extract from Changing the Climate: Applying the Bible in a climate emergency by the Hawker family...

Happy memories: Jill Elliot’s centenary story

Australian Jill Elliot responded to our appeal for ‘centenary stories’ with memories of a happy two years working for BRF in London in the early 1970s...

Plant a rose – and help faith blossom!

Discover how our centenary roses are spreading God’s love this year – including to two Anna Chaplains who received a surprise gift thanks to a generous sponsor...

Unveiled: #MeToo

In the last of our articles inspired by Clare and Micah Hayns’ best-selling book Unveiled, Baptist theologian Helen Paynter finds echoes of today’s women’s bravery in the courage of their Old Testament sisters...

Unveiled: Naomi and Ruth

In the third of our articles based on Clare and Micah Hayns’ best-selling book Unveiled, Anna Chaplain Gill Thompson reflects on the story of Naomi and Ruth...

Unveiled: mothers of the Old Testament

In the second in a new series of articles based on Clare and Micah Hayns’ best-selling book Unveiled, Parenting for Faith co-ordinator Becky Sedgwick finds powerful connections across millennia...

Stories of Old Testament women unveiled

In the first in a new series of articles based on Clare and Micah Hayns’ best-selling book Unveiled, Iris Jenkins talks about how the book changed her perspective on the Old Testament...

Growing fruitfulness

In the latest of our ‘Growing faith’ articles, Anna Chaplaincy pioneer, Debbie Thrower, reflects on our capacity to live fruitful lives well on into our latter years.