Tagged with: everything matters

Mama Bear

Lizzie Salway |

My Mum is one of my closest friends. She is friendly, funny and kind. At first, however, my Mum can seem retiring and shy. She isn’t someone who asserts herself, with one noticeable exception: if someone hurt or threatened her...

Singing for My Supper

Samantha Crawford |

I had numerous (some might say too many) hobbies as a child; tennis, sailing, horse riding, skiing, dance, forcing my younger brother to put on plays with me at home. But after trying all of these, I decided to put...

Addo Life: An Interview with Christiana Makanjuola

Christiana Makanjuola |

Addo Life is an innovative new project by Christiana Makanjuola, designed to help people make wise decisions in everyday life. We caught up with Christiana to find out a bit about the project, how it came about, and what she...

Serving Tower Hamlets Through Sport

Jon Mendelsohn |

Tower Hamlets has one of the highest child poverty rates in the country. The latest data (from August 2011) shows that 26,845 children in Tower Hamlets live in poverty. This represents 46% of all children in the borough and is...

Thinking Out Loud

Shabazz Graham |

Thinking big is second nature to the creative who’s set their goal on becoming more like their gargantuan Creator! – Let there be lights, camera, action! I’ve had a big dream for about two decades, I’ve lived with a passion...

Feed His sheep; but remember that you too are one of His sheep

Johan Eldebo |

Recently I met a man called Michael. He’s a trilingual, university educated teacher from Burundi. When I met him, he was wearing jeans and a shirt and holding onto his Samsung smartphone. But there was a look of bewilderment on...

Selah Theatre Company

Corrine Haynes |

Corrine Haynes has lived in London for 5 years and graduated with a degree in Acting in 2013. She has since been working as a professional actress in London and throughout the UK on various different projects. She is now...

Working for the Flourishing of the Philippines

Craig Jamieson |

It’s now been three years since I left ChristChurch London and life in London to live in the Philippines. I specialise in sustainable agriculture and climate change and had been doing consultancy in the UK but finally got the opportunity...

The Renewal of all Things

David Stroud |

Is there a plan for the world? Should we care about physical things, or only spiritual things? And why should we bother working to make our city a better place, if we’re ultimately destined to leave this world behind and...

MAGNIFY

Tanya Marsh |

Faith, feminism, fashion. These are the three words that ‘crowned’ the front cover of the first issue of a magazine I’ve been involved with over the past two years. Because these words were given such prominence, I was forced to...

Why Work Matters

Rich Day |

“You’re going on a Mission trip? Let us pray for you!” It was a Sunday evening service at a Baptist Church in Surrey. A group of 15-18 year olds were invited up to the front of the church. They each...

Live Fruitful: The Story of GOODFRUIT

ChristChurch London |

Anthony Ogunbowale-Thomas and Dee Atkins are both involved in running GOODFRUIT and are the CEO and Communications Manager, respectively. We caught up with them to find out a bit about GOODFRUIT; the story so far, their hopes for the future,...

The Tale of Two Doctors: Good Ideas Pitch Night

Abigail Malortie |

Street Doctors is an initiative that teaches life-saving medical skills to high-risk young people, as a way of raising awareness and seeking to reduce death by violent crime. This video tells the story of how Dr Charlotte Neary-Bremer met Dr...

Culture Making: Andy Crouch Answers Questions on Creativity

Liam Thatcher |

Andy Crouch is the Executive Editor of Christianity Today and author of Culture Making, a book that has been an enormous influence to us as we’ve thought about what it means to be a community of people who are committed...

The Bit Beyond Market

Jack Wells |

The Bit Beyond is a market that supports social enterprise and ethical business in East London. The vendors are all social enterprises and ethical start-ups that have a focus that is bigger than simply making money. These are traders who have...

A Better Version of Me: An Interview with Niké Jemiyo

Niké Jemiyo |

Niké Jemiyo is a singer-songwriter, born and raised in London. She began writing music at the age of 15 and has performed at venues such as Ronnie Scotts, 93 Feet East, The Young Vic and The Broadway Theatre.  Her music...

How to be a Freelance Creative: An Interview with Jonny Elwyn

Jonny Elwyn |

Jonny Elwyn is a freelance film editor and has just released an eBook about how you can thrive as a freelance creative. We caught up with him to find out a little about who he is, what he does, and...

FoodCycle: An Interview with Kelvin Cheung

Kelvin Cheung |

Kelvin Cheung is the founder of FoodCycle, a charity that seeks to combine volunteers, surplus food and spare kitchen spaces to create tasty, nutritious meals for people at risk of food poverty and social isolation. We caught up with Kelvin...

The Sea Change: An Interview with Joanna Rossiter

Joanna Rossiter |

Joanna Rossiter’s first novel, The Sea Change will be published by Penguin in May. We caught up with her to find out a bit about the novel, her experience of writing, and some advice for other writers: Can you give...

Collaborate

John Archer |

Collaborate: (v) to work, one with another; cooperate, especially to produce or create something The definition is self-explanatory. And yet, I would argue, it is the most challenging part of the Everything Matters mandate. It is also the most vital,...

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