It was a difficult time to be a journalist in 2017 reporting news of war, mass-shootings, persecution and terror attacks.However, over the year Premier was able to cover stories that made people hopeful, chuckle and even praise the Lord!
A Christian consultant has praised a national advertising authority for its decision to crack down on gender stereotypes in ads.
Historic churches and chapels in England, Wales, Scotland are set to benefit from £680,000 of rescue funding from the National Churches Trust, the UK's church buildings support charity.
The bells of a Swiss church will be heard throughout the night once again after a federal court overturned a legal decision to limit them to hourly peals.
A judge has warned Sir Cliff Richard that details of his personal finances might be revealed during a High Court battle with the BBC.
Safe Families for Children, a charity supporting vulnerable families and working to reduce the flow of children entering into care, has been given an award for helping more than 4800 children in the UK.
Prime Minister Theresa May has received a Bible charred by Islamic State (IS).
Church leaders are challenging a court decision that their Christmas adverts should not be displayed by a local bus operator owing to their Christian content.
The Chaldean Bishop of Aleppo has been speaking to Premier about life for Christians a year since the fall of Aleppo.
The face of a 17th century Scottish prisoner of war who died after being captured by Cromwell's troops has been revealed using the latest digital technology.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has called for a Christmas truce in the increasingly bitter Brexit row.
Most Rev Justin Welby has said Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding is "no tick-box exercise" and their love provides a "model" for the rest of the nation.
A memorial service to honour those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire will be an opportunity for "words of healing and truth", a bereaved relative said.
Most Rev Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury has praised the courage of those caught up in the harrowing London Bridge terrorist attack for "picking themselves up" and carrying on with their lives.
A Christian social commentator has raised concerns about the record number of Google searches beginning with the word "how".
A Christian charity has added its voice to the growing number of groups condemning any forced return of refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar.
An Iraqi priest has told Premier that efforts by Islamic State (IS) to indoctrinate children means erasing the group's ideology from the Middle East could take ten years.
A university has defended its decision to ban a Christian group after a gay student said he was prevented from becoming a leader because of his sexuality.
A young boy at an orphanage in the 1960s did not die as a result of an attack by a nun, an inquiry has been told.
A new Ofsted report has found that faith schools are "deliberately choosing" not to meet standards, due to the tensions between legal requirements and community expectations.