The Prayer Calendar for August is now available

The Prayer Calendar for August is now available to download. With one item for every day of the month, please use this to inform your praying for the many churches, agencies and individuals who are faithfully serving the Lord both in the UK and around the world. Thank you!

Another very convenient way of accessing the calendar is via the mobile app PrayerMate. Sign up for the daily feed here. Use this app for your mobile device and subscribe to our calendar to receive the prayer item for each day direct to your phone or tablet.

Prayer Calendar - August 2017

Lasting Power of Attorney – Thoughts for Church Leaders

It has almost become a cliché that we are an ageing society, but that fact places a responsibility on church leaders to know how to help older folk in their fellowship, especially those who have no family to support them, or those whose families give minimal support. One of the issues that causes older people most anxiety is how their wishes and best interests will be safeguarded should they lose the capacity to make decisions for themselves.

A Power of Attorney is a legal document that authorises someone to make decisions and act on the behalf of someone who cannot, or does not want to, make decisions and choices for themselves. It is important that church leaders are aware of the processes involved so that they can help older church members make the best arrangements, if family are unwilling, or unable, to be involved. (read more...)

New edition of the Family Education Trust Bulletin

The latest edition of the Family Education Trust Bulletin is now available to download free of charge from the website of the Family Education Trust. Among other things, it contains articles on:

Ellie’s story: A first-hand account of child sexual exploitation

The challenge to our understanding of marriage and family

Does English Law need ‘marriage’?

The Transgender Agenda – Critiquing its origins, ideology, methods and goals

The Global Sexual Revolution: Destruction of freedom in the name of freedom