Professors Philip and Carolyn Pape Cowan (internationally acclaimed for their work on family interventions and developing couple group interventions to strengthen family relationships) say that the inclusion of fathers in ‘parenting interventions’ is essential to the strengthening of families, at recent talk attended by Kids Matter.
Kids Matter had an EPIC training session last week, equipping five new facilitators to bring our parenting course to mums and dads not only in the UK but in Bulgaria, too.
Do prisoners deserve to see their children? How important is family to the rehabilitation of inmates? The Incentives and Earned Privileges (IEP) Scheme recently came under fire in the media for infringing upon the rights of children and impeding prisoner recovery.
Kids Matter supports the Bishop Phillip North's challenge to the church to live out its mandate to reach the poor and is inspired by the ‘seven step solution’ offered by the Bishop at New Wine, aimed at helping us become a church of and for the poor; one that the world might believe.
Mark Woods' hard-hitting news piece for Christian Today magazine recites criticisms launched against the Church of England’s approach to mission as something “almost entirely focused on the needs and aspirations of the wealthy.” It's a poignant, challenging article...