Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
These sixteen stories serve as a useful read for evangelical leaders seeking to understand common themes that might help to understand what influenced an evangelical intellectual to embrace the Roman Catholic Church.
Similarities and differences.
The Prime Minister resigned after Matteo Salvini’s vote of no confidence. “We have seen the worsening of the quality of public discourse”, the Italian Evangelical Alliance says.
The differences between Romanism and Protestantism.
The differences between Rome and Protestantism.
A report of the ‘Observatory of Laicité’ says the right to express one’s beliefs in public is protected by “internal and international laws”. Evangelicals are the faith group with the highest percentage of practicing believers.
Doctrines and practices cannot be disjoined as if they were independent silos, but must be seen as mutually influencing one another.
Only 2 in 10 Spaniards are practicing Catholics, according to official statistics. Half of young people identify as either Atheists, Agnostics or indifferent.
The main thing that J.R.R. Tolkien inherited from his mother was the Roman Catholic faith. With the help of a priest, he was able to gain access to higher education.
1,400 of the 6,900 buildings in the country now serve other purposes: offices, museums, housing, etc.
Participants from Europe, United States, Australia and Latin America attended the fourth edition of the Rome Scholars and Leaders Network. It “equips evangelical leaders to understand Roman Catholic theology and practice”.
“Nones” are a majority but cities are now more religious than rural areas, analysts say. Evangelicals grow to 1.6% of the population.
Evangelical theology needs to pursue a realistic reading of the Fathers under the supreme authority of Scripture and at the service of the cause of the gospel.
The African country is suffering an increase in extremist attacks. Other six Christians were killed two weeks ago in an evangelical church.
The recent book by Thomas G. Guarino, The Disputed Teachings of Vatican II. Continuity and Reversal in Catholic Doctrine, is particularly helpful for evangelicals for at least two reasons.
A survey among members of the EKD mainline church confirms the advance of theological liberalism.
Native evangelical Christians in Mexico continue to suffer the persecution of Catholic traditionalists. Energy and water cuts are used to intimidate faith minorities.
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI denounces a “new, modern Catholicity” that overturned the traditional moral fabric of Catholic theology and opened the door to the justification of homosexuality and other sexual promiscuities among the clergy.
The spire and the roof collapsed, but firefighters said the fire is under control. “The worst has been avoided”, French President Macron says. Evangelicals express their solidarity.
The Southern European country has transitioned from national Catholicism to secularism in only 25 years.
Nicaea can’t bring people together because Evangelicals and Catholics have developed different dogmas and practices in their histories in all key areas of the Christian faith.
The ministry is the work of God and we cannot “protect” His work by trying to conceal our sin. The Lord calls us to confess and be transparent.
Seen from the outside, the battle between supporters and opposers of Pope Francis is of little significance if it does not lead to the recovery of the biblical gospel.
“The summit has not given signs that the Roman Church will become transparent and honest about its sins and shortcomings”, says Leonardo De Chirico, Vatican expert and evangelical pastor in Rome.
Rome's problems are a lot more radical than they seem.