Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
A good preacher of poetry does for listeners what a gallery guide might do for me: lead me beyond first impressions, cause me to slow down and start to feel with the artist.
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.
It would be good to penalize the blatant human rights abuses in Qatar rather than applauding them by letting bonded labourers build the new stadiums for World Cup 2022.
We cannot be what we want to be, because we are not infinite creators but finite and dependent creatures.
To claim that somehow Britain is morally superior to the other 27 countries of the EU is a dangerously arrogant position to take.
How is it possible to conceive that intelligent people could worship Osho as a god? Because, like Sheela, by worshiping him they were serving themselves.
The reality of our global church goes beyond what we imagine, and is growing in unexpected ways.
Rome can be very softand adaptable in many respects, but the Eucharist is the core of its “Roman” identity and so it is strictly safeguarded.
The removal of children from their families should never be among the first options to consider.
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.
Practical resources for advancing the Great Commission.
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.
The Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination against Christians in Europe has collected over 2200 cases since 2006.
It’s impossible to imagine the BBC producing any sort of programme that examined the origins of Islam or the Quran with anything like the severity with which Christianity or the Bible is treated.
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.
When a narrative does its work, it can really work in the heart and mind of a listener.
Water is, biblically, a precious blessing from God. It is a gift, not a right. And wasting it, misusing it, failing daily to be grateful for it, are sins against God, neighbour and creation.
The “creative” way of redefining historical heresies for the sake of present-day quarrels could be used against Francis.
Salinger was born in New York to a Jewish father and a Catholic mother. This mixture set Salinger off on a continuous quest for answers from different creeds.
Preach to the people in front of you, but prayerfully ponder how the Sunday sermon can shape more than just that moment.
There is something deeply wrong with a society that rejoices so glibly over the killing of the unborn.
Some of the ideas about mission and society shared at the #2018ELF conference in Poland.
Altered Carbon goes a long way to showing us what an eternity without God’s presence would look like.
Our thinking, attitude, behavior with regard to Islam in Europe should be guided by God’s self-giving love manifested at the cross of Golgotha.