The life of evangelical churches and their spiritual leaders has been portrayed in some recent films and series. Can they help us start conversations?
When we meet them, we begin by showing them that there is a way of hope, because they all want to get out of their situation.
Part of our mission is house visits. We listen to them as they express concerns or worries, helping them to decipher letters, finances, doctor appointments. We often end by reading the Bible together, praying and singing to Jesus, which they love.
Cuba was reviewed earlier during this year in the framework of the Universal Periodic Review conducted by the UN's Human Rights Council in Geneva.
At first glance, it is difficult to understand the success of preachers of the prosperity gospel. Here, we present five reasons.
The Bible shows us examples of legitimate opposition to the abuse of power by those in authority, and it is not simply limited to the subject of preaching the Gospel.
How Sanjayan is making a stand against ragging in Sri Lanka.
To claim that somehow Britain is morally superior to the other 27 countries of the EU is a dangerously arrogant position to take.
The reality of our global church goes beyond what we imagine, and is growing in unexpected ways.
The narrative is straightforward. They are the victims. They have been damaged by ‘conservative theology’ and they are going to change us evangelicals so that we accept their position.
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.
Rationalism and its corresponding Protestant theology, Higher Criticism (or Historical Criticism), have created a theological and spiritual desert condemning European Protestantism to complete irrelevance.
The sensationalist zeal of some writers and self-proclaimed experts in eschatology is as big as their incapacity to get it right.
I think there are two key questions with this case: ‘What is the best way of managing Alfie?’ and ‘Who should ultimately decide what treatment he has?’
He carried out intense testimony work with hundreds of events in churches, schools, parks, bull fighting rings and in the streets of towns and villages across the country.
How students in Latin America demonstrate the gospel.
A lot of churches own a building which lies empty for most of the week. This is madness, why not use your real estate to make friends with your community?
Christians are humiliated at airports, body-searched as if they were criminals or traffickers, compared to terrorists.
If pastors and church leaders don’t work to find a solution, they lose the right for their condolences to be taken seriously.
“I was with Graham in press conferences in places such as Buenos Aires and Philadelphia, and I was really impressed by his capacity to respond with clarity and integrity to the questions of reporters”, writes Samuel Escobar.
The REA wants to be a lay movement of church people concerned about inter-denominational cooperation.
Christian organisations are hesitant to openly express any opinion because they know that their members are very divided.
It’s time to repent and acknowledge that we urgently need changes.
The decision of the French Supreme Court can be seen as a victory for defenders of freedom of expression and of conscience, in particular concerning the option of quoting a verse from the Bible about homosexuality. But it also opens the way for new legal disputes on the subject.
The Gospel invites us to walk with those who are despised by society.
Although a postmodern stance toward faith relegates theological issues to the background, they are indispensable for understanding the missionary reality.