The life of evangelical churches and their spiritual leaders has been portrayed in some recent films and series. Can they help us start conversations?
Some of the biblical themes underlying specific verses about remuneration are justice, dignity and reward.
About 821 million people in the world today are undernourished. Jesus gives us a wonderful example when it comes to thinking about food.
The environmental crisis of the current age is symptomatic of a deeper relational crisis.
It is heartening to see Christians take a robust, positive and directive stance on artificial intelligence.
Remember that how we support the bereaved can bring glory to God.
The danger facing Christians today is becoming truly trapped by the logic of immediatism. We are called to play the long-game, because church history tells us that God’s truth will outlast and outshine man’s ignorance.
Love is really a quality of relationship, and biblical law shows us what loving relationships look like, in contrast to unjust or abusive ones, across a wide range of settings.
The Brexit crisis has overwhelmed almost everyone who cares about the issue and the feelings of exhaustion and confusion seem unbearable. The temptation now is to switch off and go to sleep.
When we speak about or pray for the persecuted are we exemplifying biblical ethics and the best of the Christian tradition?
It’s better to risk understating the extent and severity of persecution than to risk overstating the problem. What’s at stake is credible religious freedom advocacy.
Perhaps we are being offered a wake-up call and a hope. And perhaps we can bring a humble, rich theology of creation (one that spurs us into action) squarely into the debate.
Thinking biblically about public life begins with framing reality according to the Word of God.
What is a Christian response to the bewildering parliamentary pantomime we’re currently watching of MPs trying to deal with Brexit?
As followers of Jesus, we are called to positive cultural engagement. This must begin with assessing where we ourselves are adopting these narratives uncritically, and going on to evaluate them in a constructive way.
There is no replacement to the discipline of reading a good book and/or going through deep soul-searching while looking at a painted masterpiece.
The miracle of new beginnings, the miracle of justice realised and the miracle of changed hearts.
Gone are the days when you had to enter a dingy betting shop to wager a fiver. Now you place a bet with just one tap or swipe on a smartphone.
Christians have been wrong on the environment, but they have also, at times, been right, acting justly and humanely—and with results that we still benefit from today.
Let’s ask hard questions that demand more than just shallow answers. Only then can we really deal with and solve complicated social problems.
How did this young boy growing up in Kalispell, Montana make such an impact on the world that celebrities like Bono sought out his friendship and counsel?
With such division in our political leadership, is there any wonder that the tensions over Brexit remain so high?
As Christians we have a responsibility to take a stand against propaganda and make sure we are bearers and channels of the truth.
The way we communicate online is changing the political debate in strange ways.
Our generation must speak out for the poor and vulnerable, and the generations to come, and not act as if history ends with us.
Our entire culture is still geared toward satisfaction. According to the Bible, this is quite dangerous.