Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
As preachers, as pastors, or as parents, let’s not usurp the Spirit’s role and try to force things along.
What older generations can be great at is having a heart to help a particular child or young person, having the pastoral skills to see when they are struggling and to help them.
The temptation facing us is either to push the panic button, adding further confusion to the chaos, or to take flight and escape into denial about what’s going on in society. For Christians both of these options are simply unacceptable.
What our churches need is for people to have their hearts and minds engaged with the Word of God.
Much of our time as parents of children with additional needs is spent tending to their needs, supporting them. Jesus modelled this in so many ways during his ministry, and during those times that he served people he taught them too.
The Italian politician’s worldview precludes the teachings of the good Samaritan, despising it as naïve do-goodism.
Something is missing in the answers of the Pope. Christ is never mentioned in the whole interview.
His Bible expositions were adorned by familiar illustrations taken from everyday life. Deceptively simple in appearance, they concealed a vast erudition and deep understanding of Scripture.
We can relate to refugees because we, too, have no permanent home in this life. We are on a shared journey, equals in the eyes of the Lord, all dependent upon His grace.
Jesus message of selflessness, putting others first, serving others, loving others, is counter-cultural in today’s society.
Jesus taught his disciples to love their enemies, and pray for those who persecute them.
With different speakers (be they team members or visiting speakers), there is potentially some need to introduce the speaker.
History was indeed written on that forest road thirty years ago.
At times, additional needs parents can play many of the familiar roles of circus performers.
Throughout the history of the church, the relationship between our faith and art has often been tense, ambivalent and confusing.
As students head off to university, there are several ways we can be praying very specifically for them.
Despite all that can go wrong, testimonies can be so powerful.
4 reasons why projects like the new luxurious temple built by the Mormons in Haiti are unhelpful.
James’ journey through life has not been an accident; it has and continues to have purpose.
I can tell you that people whose presence I once resented have become good friends. That is what the gospel does!
If difficulties arise, immature Christians soon disappear, because the last thing they are willing to do is endure difficulties.
The dynamics of global collaboration among Christians are changing. Not only Skype, Whatsapp and Zoom are used frequently, but also smaller, more specific tools are of great use in specific mission contexts.
Yes, he did. He made you perfectly, he made you wonderfully.
Politicians often emphasise the sense that they will be ‘judged by history’. Jesus though, said that our ultimate accountability is to God.
Human activity is threatening biodiversity across all animal species.