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).

    • 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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    • Sending out an SOS

      Coca Cola has been named as the world's biggest plastic polluter. We want Tearfund supporters to give the Coca-Cola Company a cool, refreshing talking-to.

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    • People power versus plastic pollution

      Manufacturing giant Unilever has agreed to halve the amount of new plastics they use by 2025. The announcement follows Tearfund’s 2019 Rubbish Campaign, which targeted four major companies, including…

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    • Changing course

      How 27 year old Natalie left a job in marketing and sailing across the Atlantic with 40 complete strangers. All to speak out about climate change.

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