The reports about Andrew Brunson’s release are just another example of how little the media know about evangelical churches.
We need to be discerning as to the aspects of our nation and culture that can be affirmed by us, and those that must be challenged in the light of the character of God.
The real challenge is not filling time, but knowing what to cut out to fit the time you have.
As Christians we have a responsibility to take a stand against propaganda and make sure we are bearers and channels of the truth.
What today we call Satanism is really just a form of atheism, born out of the rejection of an all-too-familiar religion.
The influence of the Bible on political thought, speech and action is unparalleled, and has provided the foundations for modernity upon which has been built the liberal democracy that we enjoy in the West today.
Whichever way you plan your church Christmas schedule, you do need to pray for sensitivity to a set of potential people present.
How the gospel transforms the Untouchable to the Touched-by-Grace.
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.
The way we communicate online is changing the political debate in strange ways.
Four ideologies can become an intolerant and dangerous idol: secularisation, left-wing populism, nationalism and liberal values dogmatism.
The church slowly but surely tends to move away from the gospel just as our bodies slowly but surely move away from health.
Twenty-eight years without this terrible landmark of separation, family divisions, a country divided.
The sexual abuse crisis has been on the table in a dramatically growing way since the years of Benedict XVI. The problem is systemic and pervasive.
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.
Our generation must speak out for the poor and vulnerable, and the generations to come, and not act as if history ends with us.
Most Venezuelans are now ‘burned out’ as they basically just try to survive. An unprecedented exodus has ensued, some 1,642,400 left the country between 2015 and 2017.
What may stir pride in the preacher? When might we be vulnerable to this great enemy?
A relief in the Istanbul Archaeology Museum captures Sennacherib’s pride and character.
Christian alienation is not, by definition, a negative consequence of being Christian or an unintentional aspect of Christian life.
Abortion rates for prenatal diagnoses of Down syndrome, the most common chromosomal abnormality, are high: nearly 100 per cent in Iceland, 98 per cent in Denmark, and 90 per cent in the United Kingdom.
Children have vivid imaginations. When you read them a story, they can see it happening.
When citizens who have an evangelical faith engage in social life, they have the same rights as others who are agnostic, atheists or of any other belief.
A book review of Hans Boersma’s two volumes on the topic.
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.