The advances of the web have changed the world. Now we must learn to use it at its best.
Andrés Reid leads preaching workshops in Spain. He emphasises the importance of looking for excellence, being faithful to the Bible and living lives that shine in society.
Paul Copan, Chair of Philosophy and Ethics at Palm Beach Atlantic University, analyses why people leave the faith, and how they find reasons to return.
Evaluating the effectiveness of virtual discipleship.
Stefan Gustavsson, Director of Apologia Centre for Christian Apologetics, explains and defends the claim that God is coming back to judge every human being.
“We want everyone to know that there are people here who believe in God and trust His Word”. More than 10 denominations got together to read the Bible.
Harnessing the power of social media for Christ.
Charles David Kelley, painter and president of Bridge Builders International, examines the convergence of art, culture, and faith from a Biblical perspective.
To believe or not to believe, that is not the question. The question, instead, is: what to believe?
If you want to search and know God, his church is crucial.
“The isolation of the digital world and the lack of communication skills that we are witnessing, make sharing the gospel quite difficult”, Bruce Little, President of Forum for Christian Thought, says.
I’ve finally come across the term that wraps my mind around the nuanced social reality I see in Europe.
“We want to get away from a default setting that just assumes everyone is Christian”, said opponents. “The importance of religious beliefs should not be underestimated”, the Church of Scotland pointed out.
We not only come to faith at the foot of the cross, but we also become mature in its shadow.
Experts agree that the summit between North Korea and the United States will not bring advances in the religious freedom of the country.
A global versus international model can help.
Evangelist Hélder Favarin gives insights into how to preach the gospel evangelistically in a secularized society. Sometimes preaching “sounds like a foreign language to non-Christians”.
“We should preach Christ from any passage of the Bible to both Christians and non-Christians”, says evangelist and pastor Helder Favarin.
We can make no greater investment of our resources than to help churches become infectious communities of gospel-gripped people.
Jamil, a former Muslim: “Yemenis follow Christ with all their hearts. There is no way back. We all know that. Becoming a Christian will cost you much”.
Young Markus had been an ambitious Muslim. He studied in an Islamic university led by his father and his mission was to reach out to Christian youth and lead them to the “right path”.
The police and Islamic religious authorities in these countries are highly vigilant against any attempts by Christians to reach Malay Muslims with the gospel.
The situation of Christians in North Korea does not seem to have improved during this past year.
Churches are forbidden in Saudi Arabia, and converting from Islam is punished with decapitation.
In the region, almost 40% of the Protestant churches have become secret churches. “We do not want to be associated with anything illegal and our desire is to be law-abiding citizens”.
The number of believers of Muslim background has increased radically in the Horn of Africa, despite the high costs associated with the decision of leaving Islam to follow Christ whole-heartedly.