'A love genuinely lived by a people joined to Christ for the sake of the world' is how Simon Barrow defines the mission of the church. It is about something more transformatory than projects or agencies alone, he says.
A top Christian monthly magazine has published an interview with Khalid Mish'al, widely regarded as the most senior figure in Hamas, the Islamist resistance group elected in Palestine and described as 'terrorists' by the USA.
The Charity Commission, the independent charity regulator, and researchers at the Von Hugel Institute, have disagreed over the findings of a new report commissioned by the Church of England on the role of faith in social welfare.
Swiss soccer player Johan Vonlanthen says he has undergone phenomenal changes since he made his debut as an international soccer player, which he attributes to his faith. But his country have still made an early exit from Euro 2008.
PM Gordon Brown has launched a new consultation involving the Labour Party, churches and faith communities. It will focus on identifying the values held in common by different faiths and beliefs - ones that also echo with the non-religious.