Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
You might be a good communicator, your message might be technically accurate in every detail, but if there is a leap from text to message, then you are undermining the foundational reality that God is a good communicator.
The Bible teaches that blessings and curses cannot spring from the same source.
The term “gazelle” appears on numerous occasions in the Bible, especially in relation to the Jewish peoples nutritional prescriptions. But it also appears as a symbol of lightness of foot and speed.
As preachers, as pastors, or as parents, let’s not usurp the Spirit’s role and try to force things along.
Finnish MP Päivi Räsänen shares her thoughts about the police investigation opened against her for quoting the Bible on homosexuality. She is “amazed” that “so many are praying for me and my country”.
What our churches need is for people to have their hearts and minds engaged with the Word of God.
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.
Many evangelicals believe that “its content clashes head on with Christianity”, and the Bible “cannot be repalced by it”. Evangelical group Confraternice supports it.
“As Christians today, we live in a Babylon of our own, but we can be morally distinctive and obedient to Christ”, Peter Saunders, CEO Christian Medical Fellowship, says.
Jesus taught his disciples to love their enemies, and pray for those who persecute them.
The 2020 Forum’s morning Bible teacher will be Peter Mead. Over 850 participants are expected to attend the conference in Poland.
Many commentators believe this to be the flower that Solomon referred to as “the lily of the valley” in the Song of Songs.
The University of the Mexican city hosts an exhibition on the first translation of the Bible into Spanish.
Throughout the history of the church, the relationship between our faith and art has often been tense, ambivalent and confusing.
Bibles made in China will not face the 10% tariff hike on Chinese goods. Christian publishers celebrate the decision.
Resins are organic secretions produced by many plants with the aim of providing a natural protection against insects, fungi and other pests.
“Ash, arrowheads dating from the period, as well as Iron Age potsherds, lamps and a significant piece of period jewelry” have been unearthed. The findings appear to confirm the Biblical account of 2 Kings.
The root of the opposition which we face is spiritual, so the weapons with which we counter it are spiritual too: Prayer, Faith, Acknowledgment of our reliance upon God – coupled with effort, strategising and resolution.
The sudden loss of a loved one leads to questions that are faced in the short film ‘Spoiler: God Wins’, where Christian Luis Neira tells his own experience.
True biblical preaching is not primarily about outlines. It is about heart-to-heart communication.
Pastor Oluwole Ilesanmi had his Bible taken away and was arrested. Over 45,000 have signed a petition, asking authorities to protect freedom of speech for preachers.
Pastor John Cao was accused and imprisoned in 2017, for “organizing illegal border crossings”, while providing humanitarian aid to the Wa people in Myanmar .
The Bible warns against using dishonest weights, but we have raised that to an art form.