Lockdown 2.0 has felt so different because the schools have stayed open, giving families some normality and structure, and making us all proficient in the skill of communicating via eyebrow waggling and waving.
The reason that the mere provision of material things as a way to alleviate poverty doesn't work, is because poverty isn’t just a lack of material things but also a lack of what makes a person human. When Helping Hurts is loaded with scripture and case studies, and practical ways for the Church to make a difference.
ONS data shows that redundancy and unemployment levels have increased during Covid-19. No parent wants their child to feel the added burden of financial pressure but chances are that if we are worried, they will know. In which case, what can we do to support our children who may be starting to worry, too?
Click on the video link to hear Kids Matter founder and director Eli Gardner in conversation with Kat Osborn (Safe Families) and You Neighbour about ow churches can help support families and vulnerable children in the UK...