As theological debates on sexuality and marriage become more and more central, many Christian denominations are being asked to clarify their views.
If you look at it realistically, Jesus was a very unattractive messiah to believe in. He was a peasant who lived in an obscure corner of the Roman Empire.
Indian author Vishal Mangalwadi explains how Europe developed technology after understanding “the very important difference that the Bible made between work and toil.”
The resurrection of Jesus is not only a victory over biological death, but a victory over global Death and over the prince of darkness.
The Christian narrative leaves us remarkably healed from fear and free to enjoy the delights of this world and long for the eternal ones.
Some were not interested in losing their power and corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
He suffered in our place, because that was what we deserved, including the crown of thorns.
It is good to rethink the gospel presentations we use.
Most of the time most of us remain blissfully unaware of riches with which we have not yet engaged.
Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders said 21 aid workers died. Air Force admits the original target was a Boko Haram camp in the region.
A brief genealogy of Theological Liberalism.
Large religious activities have also been banned to create a "safe environment." Zhejiang has been an area particularly targeted by cross removal government campaign.
Although China is officially an “atheist country”, it is also where most Bibles are printed. Amity Printing plans to reach 150 million this summer.
How much do you value Jesus? How important is he to you? He gave all he had to be one of us. He was willing to die for you and me.
A 21-minute short film features U2 frontman Bono and theologian Eugene Peterson talking about how the Psalms have impacted their lives.
President Xi Jinping threatens non-official churches with more controls and says Communist party members must remain “staunchly atheist.” State media spread the conclusions of governmental conference on religion.
I find it amazing that God would “overcome” the world in the worst thinkable way, by letting his son be condemned to death. He allowed the darkest force to be used against him.
To my mind, it is on the cross that the character of Christ reaches its greatest splendour. During the hours of deepest darkness, his words shine like radiant gold.
Did Jesus know about his trial, death and resurrection? Did it take him by surprise? Will Graham answers some questions about a week that changed the world.
We want to become reliable moral figures by just saying some appropriate words, but the authentic change will come when we all kneel down before the Golgotha cross.
According to the Pope, mercy achieves justice by avoiding tribunals, sentences, and prices to be paid.
An analysis of the apostolic Gospel.
I called out to two walkers who were unlucky enough to be approaching from the opposite direction: “Watch out! I’ve dumped a load of trash on the path! Whatever you do, don’t walk in it!”
Representatives meeting in Germany exhorted churches in all European countries to “not confuse our own cultural identity with theological essentials.”
Public debate confronted views on penal substation and atonenement. Revd. David Robertson tells Evangelical Focus he thinks Church of Scotland will “prevent such a debate happening again.”
Pastor Bao Guohua, his wife, and 5 other church employees have been falsely accused of embezzlement and disrupting social order. 1,200 crosses have already been removed.