The life of evangelical churches and their spiritual leaders has been portrayed in some recent films and series. Can they help us start conversations?
In the science vs faith debate, each side seems oblivious to the quotes opposing its views, which allows the “ping-pong quote” to go on forever.
The impact of demographic change on religious populations and how this could relate to the future of secularisation in Europe.
For Taylor, the loss of transcendence in a secular age is disastrous for human beings.
Anna from Afghanistan became a Christian in India. In the camp, she has started a WhatsApp group which gets 20+ women to do sports each morning at 6:30am.
Surveys show that integrity is highly sought after in many workplaces but few can confidently define it.
A summary of the sermon Lindsay Brown preached at Michael Green’s funeral on 2nd March, 2019.
The ministry is the work of God and we cannot “protect” His work by trying to conceal our sin. The Lord calls us to confess and be transparent.
What should fill us with hope is that the present order of things won’t always remain the same: everything will be turned upside down and in the end it is not the powerful that will triumph.
Michael Green started where people were, but always took people to Jesus.
Did you know that a small group of Spaniards wrote a confession of faith in London after being exiled from their country?
For a long time, the main thrust of politics with respect to religion was separation of Church and state. In our secularised multi-religious society, the question is: how can churches contribute to the common good in society?
What are the implications of the Global Compact on Migration? An analysis from a Christian perspective.
EEA Hope for Europe Prayer Network writes a prayer for 2019.
A visible unity would make our voice more effective and credible? This is not so obvious as it might seem at first sight.
A response to the Pew Research Center’s 2018 report, Being Christian in Europe.
We should defend the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. For, if we do not stand up against their erosion or redefinition, we will be consenting by default to enormous injustice.
It has been great to see how students in Europe have gained new confidence to proclaim the gospel publicly.
To be strong in one area of religiosity does not guarantee that a person will be strong in other areas. Inconsistency may be evident in any one of the parameters of being Christian.
Roughly 15% speak it daily as their first language of choice. Consequently, the most likely way any of these people will meet Jesus is going to be proactively and lovingly, in and through, the medium of the Welsh language.
As with any addiction, the brain always wants more, harder, more intense. Saying that one can actually change the likings of the enormous mass of consumers towards a kind of porn that is non-violent and non-sexist, is a lie.
Out in the open, a beach mission is like a church without walls. Those who are unsure can sit at a distance, listening and looking. There is something too about the anonymity of being away on holiday that makes people more willing to try new things.
Joanne Appleton talks about nominalism with three attendees at the Lausanne Rome consultation: Tim Grass, Jaume Llenas and Olof Edsinger.
Twenty-eight years without this terrible landmark of separation, family divisions, a country divided.
Twice-monthly social events are held for between 80-150 people, sometimes even more. The asylum seekers and refugees cook meals from their own countries, with occasional British cuisine.
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.