We live in a society in which admitting one’s own sins is seen as a sign of weakness.
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.
Intelligence is an extremely complex, contended subject, and there is plenty we still don’t know about animal intelligence, let alone human intelligence.
Audio and video clips from individuals have been key features in a number of scandals in the public square. Now a new type of video manipulation is going to make it harder to tell the real from the fake in the digital world.
The biblical view of immigration does not only consider the migrant’s position but that of the host country.
One of the main reasons that wisdom differs from knowledge or intelligence in the Bible is because it entails acting upon what one already knows.
Notwithstanding our departure from the EU, we are still Europeans by culture, history and geography. How might such solidarities be strengthened?
Christians must not give up disagreeing with each other. For the sake of truth it matters that we disagree but how we disagree makes all the difference.
Like housing, social welfare provision is not just a financial problem; there are social and relational aspects to consider too.
The creation of human-can easily become an attempt not only to meet practical needs, but emotional needs too.
Decisions are increasingly influenced by the fleeting diktat of popular opinion
Digital reading, often by design, makes meditation difficult, because hyperlinks outward, continually refreshing newsfeeds and flashing ad banners are constantly encouraging us to move.
Jesus is suggesting a deep and wide vision for how to change the world: individually and corporately, in the home and the workplace.
There is an urgent need for Christians to seek the peace and prosperity of the whole continent of Europe at an uncertain time in its history.
There are three great benefits of art, which every Christian should embrace: beauty, truth and imagination.
The UK election raises two potential problems for Christians. One is not taking it seriously enough. The second is taking it too seriously.
Robots are on the point of being used in areas as diverse as taxi driving, construction, manufacturing, journalism and medicine.
First and foremost, Christian voters must remember that God is sovereign – not Brussels, and not the UK government.
We should recognise that breadth of awareness is not evidence of the depth of our engagement.
Personal journeys, radical agendas and perplexing dilemmas.
Our churches should be examples of institutions that serve the common good, that speak out against injustice, and that are led with integrity.
The internet, smartphones, social media, instant messaging and other related technologies have had a dramatic impact on the way we communicate over the last 20 years, and therefore fundamentally how we relate to one another.
While the risk society is a secular phenomenon, it provides an opportunity for Christians to live distinctively and attractively.
National greatness in God’s eyes is outward focused, and rather than being the object of God’s blessing, any material prosperity was to be seen as an outworking of their obedience to God’s ways.
Because of the paradoxical relationship between God’s freedom and human freedom, Christians need a robust “theology of surprise”.
The danger of deciding on the basis of narrow personal or national self-interest is to overlook a whole range of possible consequences to the other parties in this set of relationships – which could then rebound on us.