We stand at a key moment in the life of our Diocese. For two years, we have been exploring God’s call to us and our common vision. What kind of Church are we called to be? A more Christ-like Church for the sake of God’s world: more contemplative, more compassionate and more courageous. We want […]

Tony Wilson, Diocesan Director of Education

Tony Wilson became our new Diocesan Director of Education, leading a team that supports 283 Church of England Schools across the Thames Valley region, in January. As he approaches the end of his first term in his exciting new role, Tony chats to Bishop Steven about the challenges and opportunities in the education sector. 

Mary Gurr, Oxford Winter Night Shelter

The Oxford Winter Night Shelter is going from strength to strength providing warmth and a safe place to sleep for some of the city's growing numbers of rough sleepers during the coldest nights of the year. Bishop Steven spoke to the Revd Mary Gurr, Oxford's chaplain to the homeless, as volunteers were setting the shelter up for the night. 

Erika Biscoe, Cherish Nail Bar

Nail technician turned pioneer minister, the Revd Erika Biscoe tells Bishop Steven about a powerful initiative to help girls with their self-esteem.

Tina Molyneux, discipleship enabler

The Revd Tina Molyneux is spearheading a scheme that is transforming people's faith journeys across the Diocese of Oxford. She tells Bishop Steven about her own life and her work as our new discipleship enabler. 

Nick Shepherd, Setting God's People Free

Setting God’s People Free for… Monday to Saturday offers seven small shifts that will make a big difference to the way we worship, pray and support each other in our everyday faith. Nick Shepherd, program director, chats to Bishop Steven about #everydayfaith

Michelle Eyre, Discovering Prayer

Discovering Prayer helps thousands of people to go deeper with God through different forms of audio prayers and meditations. Bishop Steven chats to Michelle Eyre, Chief Prayer Officer and Founder in this latest edition of My (extraordinary) family.

A moment of jeopardy

The Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Revd Steven Croft, spoke in the House of Lords yesterday as the House debated Further discussions with the European Union under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. "My Lords, I always rise to speak…