I did ICS because I wanted to see what development looked like on the ground and I wanted do something worthwhile, give back and make a difference. But joining the Tearfund ICS programme in Bolivia has blown my expectations out of the water...
Can I compare children to log-burning stoves?! See, I think there're similarities: what you feed into the burner doesn't affect the surroundings immediately. It takes time to break down, inside. Then, suddenly, you see a change equivalent to what you fed in.
Today we're celebrating International Youth Day and what better way than to highlight how young people from around the globe are working together to bring about social change.
For a first hand account, we've asked city boy, Onesphore Dushimirimana to give us a lowdown on taking part in Tearfund ICS in his home country of Rwanda, earlier this year.
A.level results are just around the corner. It's that time of year again when nerves get fraught and we play the waiting game. For some of us it's a distant memory, but I bet however distant, you can still conjure up that feeling of waiting to find out.
You know the story of Moses and the burning bush?
In Exodus 3 we’re told how God spoke to Moses through “flames of fire coming from a bush” (v2). In some ways, I’m really quite envious of Moses here. God spoke to him so directly, so clearly. He even called out “Moses, Moses!” (v4).
Something we long for is clarity and clear instruction...