In: The Times

Matt Bird
Lasting change can only come from working inside out
December 30, 2017

If I’m honest with myself, this time last year I had the same hopes, and the year before and the year…

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Matt Bird
How I was inspired by always being last pick at football
September 2, 2017

Have you ever felt slightly alone, overlooked or left behind? Perhaps it was your first day at a new school or…

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Matt Bird
How to forgive evil-doers – even the Westminster terrorist
March 25, 2017

Commuting into work felt different. People across the train carriage were soberly reading the news about the attack in Westminster on…

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Matt Bird
This is the season for repairing damaged friendships
November 26, 2016

Tomorrow is the first Sunday in Advent and the Church begins its countdown to Christmas. If the children in your life…

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Matt Bird
Keep calm and carry on
July 2, 2016

The outcome of the EU Referendum, whether you voted leave or remain, means that we are all feeling more uncertain, vulnerable…

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Matt Bird
Between Good Friday and Easter Sunday
March 27, 2016

Louise was one of my best friends. Lovely, loving, and loyal. She was a beautiful person inside and out. I knew…

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Matt Bird
Jesus was history’s most famous refugee
December 9, 2015

As Christmas approaches we remember the birth of history’s most famous refugee, Jesus Christ of Nazareth. The reigning King at the…

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Matt Bird
The Bible gives us a model for ending extreme poverty
September 2, 2015

Yesterday, world leaders met at the United Nations in New York and committed to The Global Goals for Sustainable Development which, among other…

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