The responsibility of the media (whether television, radio, print or digital media) is very high in an environment like the current one in Spain.
Stories about lost children explore our greatest fears. The big TV revelation this summer was an impressive Argentinean series produced by HBO called The Bronze Garden.
Beauty, at least the kind of beauty the impressionists captured, can for now be only momentary.
The more of Christ we have in the world, the more peace and human flourishing we will have.
To offer a penetrating and nuanced vision of grace, like Victor Hugo does in Les Misérables, takes an attentive, serene, generous, creative, and skillful pen.
A special choir and orchestra, a documentary and talks about the history of Protestant work in the country.
The Four Seasons are portraits carefully crafted by each season’s elements, and questions our notions of the human face and the sentiments it evokes.
In search of authenticity (5). Schaeffer taught me how to mourn for the world, instead of judging it. He was a man of God who served as a prophet for his generation, which he understood so well.
We are not neutral to the outcome of our spiritual journeys. As objective as we try to be, we want to arrive at some outcome, be it belief or disbelief.
"Panai el-Adonai" (“My face towards the Lord” from Daniel 9:3) brought together the Messianic community to worship and intercede with songs from all over Israel. A video by Kehila News.
Drama–at the theater but also in movies, books, TV–is a modern religious mechanism.
Do we want to be healed, say, of our greed or bad moods? I’m not quite sure. Being healed includes changes and sacrifices.
“Ask the artist to help you design the service”, says Charles David Kelley in an interview about the role of artists and how their approach to culture can add much to churches.
Christians in Switzerland join the debate about religious freedom and security. A ban would affect a minority of Muslim women.
We feel pressured to live and work as a salvation project where I’m the hero of my own story.
It is easy to deconstruct other points of view but what about your own views?
Are believers forming exclusively Romanian mono-cultural churches? Are they integrating into existing British churches? Are they joining in with multicultural churches that reflect Britain’s cultural and ethnic diversity?
We are hungry for it, but we fear it so much. Bend space and transcend time, no worries, but don’t ascribe it real meaning.
His work is a model of Biblical balance, in the best meaning of the word.
Now a refugee in Italy, Sayid is running away from his past. He fled his Middle-Eastern home when charged with blasphemy after he confronted an Iman who often abused sexually a boy.
God is not an idea. Or concept. Or system of doctrines. Or force.
Texts from the Bible, the Quran, the Torah and Buddhist and secular texts were read during the service by young people of different denominations.
I liked the Psalm’s image of the tree because it measures our prosperity not in the base of how much we receive but in how much we give.
I’ve found that biographies are a great way to take our minds to other periods, “live” someone’s life, learn some of their lessons, and reassess our own lives.
Art can help us unwrap the riches of Scripture. Our world was created by the greatest of Artists, after all.
When we are caught with the silverware, God offers also the candlesticks.