Some were not interested in losing their power and corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
Author Michael Ots responds to some of the objections of sceptics.
“In the midst of pain, God promised that it can be really well with your soul”, psychologist Jelena Sivulka says in an interview about the value of suffering in Christian life.
By Jelena Sivulka, psychologist and Director of Hana's Hope.
“You are never going to be a healthy community if you think of the church as a place”, says pastor Connie Duarte in an interview about how to live in community as the Body of Christ.
“You need unity in leadership, a clear vision, and people to see a church growing”, says church planter Oivind Augland, in an interview about church planting and growth.
“We can really be a force for good”, says Leif Nummela, Editor-in-Chief for the Finnish Christian magazine Uusi Tie, in an interview about the importance of investigative journalism.
Christel Lamère Ngnambi, Brussels Representative of the European Evangelical Alliance, talks about religious freedom and freedom of conscience.
Evangelist Michael Green talks about the difficulty of preaching about sin in a secularised society.
Experienced Christian leaders will lead free online sessions on topics like discipleship, science or reliability of the Bible. The Forum of Christian Leaders hopes many will “join the global conversation”.
How can we communicate the gospel faithfully and creatively? What can we learn from the way the culture tells stories? Evangelist Glen Scrivener talks about it.
Stefan Gustavsson (Sweden) on how society misinterprets what Chrisitanity says about homosexuality.
Churches that have gone through difficult times often unconsciously give space to news “messianic leaders” with a non-Biblical leadership, says Diane Langberg, Clynical Psychologist.
The gospel and Europe. More than 700 participants from across Europe share their experiences and get quality training during the 2016 European Leadership Forum.
“There is no dichotomy between doctrinal content and relationship”, pastor Mark Stirling says.
A FOCL webinar by Dr. Drake Williams examines claims about false authorship of the New Testament letters and how widespread these claims are.
If we are to help someone who has fallen into a pattern of sin and they desire to repent, restoration must be a process where we come alongside, offering practical goals and objectives for the individual that will help them turn around.
John Stevens, National Director of FIEC, explained in a FOCL webinar how to deal with Old Testament texts related to violence, in order to answer the apologetic questions that they raise.
Pastor Peter Mead (UK) explains how understanding the Trinity has implications on how we understand the character of God.
Jay Smith (Islam expert and co founder of the Pfander Centre for Apologetics) in a talk about Islam's origins, the reasons of Daesh's terrorist attacks and executions; and how Christians should respond.
Who are Daesh? Where do they come from? Where have they gained authority among some Muslims? How should Christians respond? Radical Islam expert Jay Smith answers to these questions in a talk given at the European Leadership Forum.
“Do we believe the objections to Christianity because they are true, or just because they are popular?”, asks evangelist Michael Ots.
In a context in which more Muslim apologists preach their religion in the streets and universities, European Christians should engage in “old school” evangelism with passion and clarity, says Christian apologist Beth Grove.
Expert Steve Lowisz on how social media affect journalism, education, law enforcement and other areas of society.
The FOCL organised a webinar with Hungarian pastors Ádám Szabados and Dávid Hamar, to discuss about “our responsibilities as followers of Christ in the refugee crisis.”
Bert de Ruiter, Consultant Christian Muslim Relations for Operation Mobilisation Netherlands, talks about how to achieve a better understanding between Christians and Muslims.