Ben Cohen

Ben is Web Editor for Tearfund. This can sometimes feel a bit like being ‘senior hairstylist for Bigfoot’ but he does his best. He writes a bunch of stories for the website, regular emails to supporters and much more besides.

Before this, he worked in radio for a spell. Personal highlights include bolting down a bacon sarnie before the Chief Rabbi arrived in the office and interviewing Sooty. He is a member of Grace alternative worship community in Ealing, where he is known for creating an entire Heavenly City out of lemon jelly (to scale, clearly).

    • Rocking the classroom

      How a group of teachers from the UK rocked a maths class in rural Zambia… with the help of Freddie Mercury and Queen. The challenges facing Zambian teachers are huge. They have few resources, little…

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    • Listen and love

      Pastor William is a prison chaplain in a detention centre in Guatemala City. He had big plans to talk to the prisoners about Jesus. God wanted him to listen first...

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    • Divided we fall

      With another election imminent, the UK is becoming increasingly angry and divided as a nation. How should Christians contribute to an increasingly hostile debate?

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    • Hidden in plain sight

      For 15 years Cynthia was violently abused by her husband. The whole village knew about it and so did the church. Warning: contains mentions of gender-based violence

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