The life of evangelical churches and their spiritual leaders has been portrayed in some recent films and series. Can they help us start conversations?
Whenever God breaks into the world, there is an adverse reaction from the ruling powers.
Area Buddhists had told Christian families to leave village.
The signs could be seen in bus stops, public billboards and other places around the Argentinian capital city.
The miracle of new beginnings, the miracle of justice realised and the miracle of changed hearts.
Spending time with family during Christmas is great – but it is not the ultimate meaning of Christmas.
“No one came ot help that night, no nurse to numb the fright...”
More than 150 have been detained in the last month. “The current situation has been described by some as unprecedented, there are a huge number of arrests and detentions”.
“Be more intentional with your shopping choices, slow down your consumption, choose contentment, practise gratitude and be generous”, are some of the advices of Baptist World Aid Australia.
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Have you been good? is the magic question which echoes in children’s heads, and we encourage them to say “yes” in order to get their deserved reward in the form of presents. But is this Christmas?
Witnesses said the gunman yelled “Allahu Akbar” (God is greatest, in Arabic). The suspect was on the “Fiche S” list of potential security threats.
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Whichever way you plan your church Christmas schedule, you do need to pray for sensitivity to a set of potential people present.
He is one of several Christians in the country who are now publicly asking to be recognised and respected: “We are no aliens, we are Moroccans”.
A district of the Spanish capital city includes a LGBT float in the traditional ‘Three Wise Men’ parade for children. “We are all queens of our lives”, it says.
For the first time, the President of Portugal attended a worship service in an evangelical church. It was in Sintra, on Christmas Eve.
Fulani militants gunmen attacked Christian carollers while they were singing in a church of Southern Kaduna, Nigeria. Ten are still injured.
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa participated in a Christmas service in the Evangelical Church of Sintra. “I left spiritually fuller”, he said after the ceremony.
This is the first time that the program is aired on Christmas Day. Around 1,500 people participated in the service.
“The film offers many lessons for viewers”, Executive producer, Devon Franklin says. He hopes the film “will leave audiences feeling both hopeful and purposeful".
In an increasingly uncivil environment, Christian Unions provide an unequalled safe space in which to proclaim a dangerous and life-transforming message.
Most will not celebrate Christmas publicly this year to avoid “schisms in society” as they wait for the government to answer to their requests of freedom and equality.
“There were around 400 worshippers inside the church when the attack began”, the senior leader of the church said. The community was holding a “Sunday school Christmas program” at the time of the attack.
Share the Gospel with your children this Christmas.