The confinement in our homes is forcing millions to stop abruptly, cancel all our plans, and take time to look in the mirror.
Suddenly we have all realised our common vulnerability. Never in human history has our common fate been shown to be so interlinked.
Martin Luther encouraged believers to obey quarantine orders, fumigate their houses, and take precautions to avoid spreading the sickness. Anything less was ‘tempting God’.
History was indeed written on that forest road thirty years ago.
A nominal Christian at that stage of his life, Irwin experienced an unexpected spiritual encounter on the moon that changed his life forever.
Transformation occurred when the story of Jesus changed the way people thought about God, the gods, and human life.
VIctor Hugo’s perspective helps us realise we cannot take the privilege of voting in the European elections for granted. This weekend saw the highest turnout in the EP elections.
Let’s vote for those who value a Europe of partnership, respect, compassion, peace, equality and freedom.
On Wednesday, the European Evangelical Alliance celebrates 25 years of engagement in EU circles, after the opening of a Brussels socio-political office in 1994.
John Chrysostom challenged the wealthy and the clergy through his preaching against the the abuses of riches and authority.
“The fidelity of my parents gave my siblings’ generation a strong example to pass on to our children’s generation”.
“We need to teach our boys and girls that porn is wrong, unhealthy and dangerous”.
Since the 9/11 attack in 2001, we have seen more than 60 new Muslim movements to Christ.
In those regions which embraced the Reformation, Halloween came to be seen as incompatible with Biblical teaching.
We should pause to ask what causal links can be demonstrated between the Reformation and economic growth, democratic stability, and social justice in Protestant-background countries.
His own writings to Theo and his paintings of his latter phase bear witness to his preoccupation to the end with the person of Christ.
Jesus taught us to pray for God’s reign to come, that is, for his will to be done on earth, in Europe, in Spain and in Catalonia.
The two great European rivers, the Rhine and the Danube, have been a natural barrier across the continent through the centuries from the Black Sea to the North Sea.
This educationalist, Prime Minister and theologian has left an imprint on Dutch churches, schools, media and politics visible even a full century later.
Europe as the continent most exposed to the gospel over time and intensity, yet more recently also shaped by the abandonment of the gospel.
We too feel picked up by the scruffs of our necks by the same God of Abraham.
A journey back into the past has encouraged us to believe that God is not yet finished with Europe.
God will use for good what Satan means for evil. He works on a different schedule.
Imagine having to choose between facing death in a war-torn country, or escaping and leaving loved ones behind.
We should not only see the tares or weeds, the negative, but also remind ourselves of the positive things God is doing, the wheat.
Notice how many buddha statues or wall hangings are for sale in local garden centres, or in home improvement centres, or cosmetic shops.