Can I be a Christian and… shop at Topshop?

// Sir Philip Green has been in the media recently for all the wrong reasons. Should that affect where we shop?

Written by threads

Living inside the circle of trust

// Our Sunday School Stories Revisited series continues with Abraham.

Written by Emma Fowle

Mind over mullet

// The book of Judges; it it really meant to be in the Bible? Or did someone just forget?

Written by Emma Scrivener

Noah’s drunken, naked party for one

// Another Bible story you didn't hear in Sunday School.

Written by Nick Welford

What you didn’t hear in Sunday school

// As it turns out, the Bible is full of everyday screw-ups.

Written by Pete McMurray

Have we made sex scary?

// My unmarried friend said she was so scared of sex that she wanted to marry someone who would be ok...

Written by Rachel Ridler

Can you be a Christian and… eat Kit Kats?

// In and of itself, boycotting doesn't work, doesn't change anything and is lazy campaigning.

Written by Jim Atkins

Can you be a Christian and… ask lots of questions?

// “There’s a great tactic you need to know”, she said in hushed tones.

Written by Claire Jones

Don’t let your faith unravel


Written by threads

Can you be a Christian… and do nothing?

// Oh for the answer to be yes!

Written by Sarah Rowe

Can you be a Christian and not be a feminist?

// I was once told by a Christian summer camp leader that “feminism is nothing to do with equality; it’s all...

Written by Claire Jones

My wife is not the only hot woman on earth

// Closed systems and open minds: advice to couples on valuing the hotness of others.

Written by Jonty Langley

Male vanity and why we need to kill it

// Bearded and smooth, tough and tender, sporty and arty – you can be all and none and still be a...

Written by Dave Griffiths

Jesus wasn’t hot

// Jesus probably wouldn't have been cast in a movie to play himself. He wouldn't ave been deemed pretty enough.

Written by Chine McDonald

When I’m 40, I hope I look my age

// If you want to be hot, you definitely need to be young.

Written by Sara Kewly Hyde

Beauty is a battlefield

// Do we defy the conventions of beauty and just not try anymore, daring the people around us to love us...

Written by Christine Gilland

Don’t call me beautiful on my wedding day

// Like almost every other bride, I’ve been seduced by the lie that I have to look perfect in my wedding...

Written by Ruth Mawhinney

Video: What’s hot?

// What's hot? What's attractive? What's beautiful? Clearly it's all in the eye of the beholder. We took to the streets...

Written by threads

The hot edition


Written by threads

On freedom and armpit hair

// The average woman shaves 7,718 times in her life for an average of 10.9 minutes a-go.

Written by Mim Skinner