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  • What does it mean to be a good father? 14 June 2017 — Peter Grant — Blog

    Father’s Day is a chance to remember and honour our dads and the other men who have played a positive role in our lives. I want to turn this around to focus on our own role as fathers and to ask: What does it mean to be a good father?
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  • Pornography: A Biblical Reflection Part 2 24 January 2017 — Peter Grant — Blog

    Welcome back to the second part of our blog on the Bible and pornography written by my good friend Paul Spray. In part 1 Paul looked at the scale of internet pornography and the assumptions underlying it. Here in part 2 he reflects on Biblical texts from Hosea, Jesus and the Song of Songs to help guide our response.
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  • Pornography: A Biblical Reflection Part 1 24 January 2017 — Peter Grant — Blog

    It is great to introduce a two-part blog which provides a Biblical reflection on pornography written by my good friend Paul Spray. In part 1 Paul looks at the scale of internet pornography and the assumptions underlying it. In part 2 he reflects on Biblical texts from Hosea, Jesus and the Song of Songs to help guide our response.

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  • Why I co-founded Restored 06 December 2016 — Mandy Marshall — Blog

    Ruth’s husband abused her – but her church did nothing to helpI met Ruth in 2006 when I visited Zimbabwe to scope out a project for Tearfund. I had just finished speaking to a group from her church when she approached me and asked to speak to me in private.Ruth ...
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  • Infidelity or Domestic Abuse? 14 October 2016 — Peter Grant — Blog

    Historically, society has used language that has served to minimise infidelity and its consequences. This ignores the fact that infidelity itself is abuse and the role that infidelity plays in a larger pattern of abusive behaviour....
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  • FMS 7: Taking Action FMS 7: Taking Action 29 July 2016 — Peter Grant — FMS bible studies

    This is the final part of our series of First Man Standing Bible studies. Today we finish the series with a Bible study on taking action. How should we live in the light of what we have learnt?

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  • FMS 6: Men and the next generation FMS 6: Men and the next generation 26 July 2016 — Peter Grant — FMS bible studies

    This is the sixth in a series of First Man Standing bible studies. Today’s Bible study reflects on how we can influence the next generation including how we raise our children and mentor the next generation.

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  • FMS 5: Violence against Women FMS 5: Violence against Women 22 July 2016 — Peter Grant — FMS bible studies

    This is the fifth in a series of First Man Standing bible studies. Today’s Bible study is a challenging one on the issue of violence against women itself.

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  • 'Till it Happens to You' 'Till it Happens to You' 27 May 2016 — Lucy — Blog

    Lady Gaga's song 'Till it happens to you' speaks clearly of the stigma that many survivors of sexual assault experience. The song was written in collaboration with the documentary film 'The Hunting Ground'. We have a look at how they both expose universities' failure to condemn assault.
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  • FMS 4: Life Partners FMS 4: Life Partners 20 May 2016 — Peter Grant — FMS bible studies

    Today’s bible study is on the Christian man and his life partner. It is primarily aimed at men within marriage but I will also raise issues of what it means to be single within a marriage-obsessed church and a sex-obsessed world.
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