Church numbers

On publication of the annual Statistics for Mission, Bishop Steven reflects that there remains a huge appetite to learn and explore the Christian faith. The sheer number of courses run by churches is a sign of how much people want to explore the big questions about the meaning and purpose of life.  According to the […]

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…

Julia Jones, REInspired

REInspired brings Christianity alive in classrooms across Berkshire and beyond. Julia Jones describes her faith journey, and the journey of REInspired to the Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft, the Bishop of Oxford.

Rethinking evangelism

An (unauthorised) background paper for the General Synod. The General Synod of the Church of England meets in London next week (20-23 February, 2019). The main theme of the Synod is evangelism in different shapes and forms. On Wednesday we…

The Rt Revd Andrew Proud, Bishop of Reading

The Rt Revd Andrew Proud retires at Easter. Bishop Andrew chats to Bishop Steven about his ministry in England and in Ethiopia.