Stories

  • How can we parent in love?

    A Father's Day story from China of loving parenting against the odds.

  • A life worth living – Fernanda’s story

    Some readers may find this story upsetting. ‘I will never forget how happily I used to live,’ says Fernanda* from Colombia. ‘My family and…

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    2050: year zero?

    Greenhouse gas emissions are set to be cut to almost zero in the UK by 2050, according the government's climate change plan. Exciting news or too little too late?

  • The day the temple grew

    Tearfund’s Tarryn Pegna reflects on the outrageous beauty of Pentecost Winchester cathedral. I sit beneath the proud, towering walls. A…

  • Breathing in plastic

    Why we need to tackle waste to beat air pollution this World Environment Day.

  • Let's talk rubbish

    To mark the launch of our Rubbish campaign, we decided to take the issue right to the companies doorstep. Hannah shares her experience of heading to the headquarters of Coca-Cola, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever.

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    Common ground

    How the beautiful game has found a beautiful job in Lebanon: building peace and community in the place of division and suspicion.

  • Breaking the lie

    In the Cambodian city of Poipet, extreme poverty can have a terrible hidden cost. Human trafficking offers families the false promise of…

  • Want better decision making? Invite the women

    How Bible studies transformed long-held beliefs in a village in Chad – with impressive results. Ignekalbo is a farmer from Makeure, a small…