We live in a society in which admitting one’s own sins is seen as a sign of weakness.
Those of us who work with immigrants have spent the last few days with growing fear and concern, though also with small glimmers of hope.
The Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians in Europe has collected over 2200 cases since 2006.
It’s impossible to imagine the BBC producing any sort of programme that examined the origins of Islam or the Quran with anything like the severity with which Christianity or the Bible is treated.
There is an increasing awareness in Western societies that there is more to reality than what can simply be explained using the categories of science.
When a narrative does its work, it can really work in the heart and mind of a listener.
Water is, biblically, a precious blessing from God. It is a gift, not a right. And wasting it, misusing it, failing daily to be grateful for it, are sins against God, neighbour and creation.
The “creative” way of redefining historical heresies for the sake of present-day quarrels could be used against Francis.
Salinger was born in New York to a Jewish father and a Catholic mother. This mixture set Salinger off on a continuous quest for answers from different creeds.
Preach to the people in front of you, but prayerfully ponder how the Sunday sermon can shape more than just that moment.
There is something deeply wrong with a society that rejoices so glibly over the killing of the unborn.
Some of the ideas about mission and society shared at the #2018ELF conference in Poland.
Altered Carbon goes a long way to showing us what an eternity without God’s presence would look like.
Our thinking, attitude, behavior with regard to Islam in Europe should be guided by God’s self-giving love manifested at the cross of Golgotha.
Rationalism and its corresponding Protestant theology, Higher Criticism (or Historical Criticism), have created a theological and spiritual desert condemning European Protestantism to complete irrelevance.
All the speakers of the event organised in the European Parliament emphasised the importance of implementing family-friendly policies.
The government says that Sweden is “amongst the least religious countries in the world”.
Fighting self-deception and corruption.
We not only come to faith at the foot of the cross, but we also become mature in its shadow.
Intelligence is an extremely complex, contended subject, and there is plenty we still don’t know about animal intelligence, let alone human intelligence.
Five stories of migrants and their neighbours in the Netherlands.
The European Commission launched the Online Citizens’ Consultation on May 9th. It is “addressed to all Europeans, asking them what direction they want the European Union to take in the future”.
We represent God not only in what we say, but also in how we say it.
It would be naive in the extreme to remove the most important human right of all – the right to life – from the Constitution and to put it in the hands of career politicians.
Ingmar Bergman (1918–2007) staged people unable to love and communicate, condemned to always hide behind a mask.
Google announced on May 9th that it would ban all advertising related to the Irish abortion referendum from its platforms.