Patrick Sookhdeo charged with sexual assault

The international director of the Barnabas Fund, Patrick Sookhdeo, has been charged with sexual assault on a female. He has been on sabbatical leave from the charity since March. He has strongly denied the allegations.

Rob Bell’s TV show to air on Oprah’s network 

The former pastor of the Mars Hill megachurch in Michigan has begun filming a new TV series which will air on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Rob Bell has previously been a guest on Winfrey’s chat show.

Forgive and forget

Forgiving and forgetting really works, according to researchers at the University of St Andrews. They gave people hypothetical scenarios involving offences such as infidelity, followed by memory tests. Those who ‘forgave’ offences did worse in the tests. The findings might help in therapy.