The confinement in our homes is forcing millions to stop abruptly, cancel all our plans, and take time to look in the mirror.
As pastors, ministers, church leaders and preachers, we need to be very confident in God’s Word as we plunge into a global crisis.
The coronavirus is taking many of our grandpas and grandmas. Most are on their own, isolated in hospitals, and we do not have the chance of giving them one last embrace.
The country with more abortions is France (224,000). England and Wales reached their highest figures. Germany and Spain increased the number of abortions below 2%.
The last decade has seen a worsening of the working conditions which affect “family relationships”, says Jonathan Tame. The near future will probably be shaped by the ‘gig economy’ and the re-balancing of global capitalism.
The Director of the Jubilee Centre (Cambridge) analyses the impact of the financial crises on families, and the future of the workplace in a connected world, from a Christian perspective.
Many Christians seem to uphold traditional ideas about fatherhood that lack both the precision and nuance needed to father in today’s world.
Under the theme “Life empowers, pro-life is pro-woman”, tens of thousands marched for life in Washington D.C. Donald Trump was the first US President ever to attend the gathering.
If Tine Nys’s euthanasia was illegal, then the three doctors could face a sentence for murder. Belgium faces a deep debate about a law that allows euthanasia for mentally ill people – and children.
Influential Swiss newspaper NZZ publishes the dialogue between Samuel Jost and his son Marc, who leads the Swiss Evangelical Alliance and calls to protect heterosexual marriage.
Concern for the poor, starting with those within the Christian ‘family’, is laced through the fabric of the Gospels and Epistles.
Healthy families are central to a Christian understanding of flourishing society. They are the primary institution where commitment, sacrificial love, support and guidance can grow.
Perhaps looking at it in this way helps us to understand both stories better, and to appreciate more fully the experiences, challenges and struggles of families that we know today.
Without context, God’s epoch-defining intervention in human history to rescue and transform the world, is turned into an anodyne children’s story.
Chick-fil-A, founded by a Baptist, now announces it will no longer support the Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
The first evangelical congress on childhood and family was held in Madrid. Pictures of the event, November 1-2.
600 adults and children gathered in Madrid for the Protestant Congress on the Ministry with Infancy and Family. An intergenerational programme addressed the challenges in society, the model of Jesus Christ, and the role of families and local churches.
Seven Christian intellectuals ask the state to “respect, guarantee and protect freedom of thought”, and demand “the freedom for Cuban parents to choose their children education”.
Surveys say a majority of society is not in favour of the changes that will be applied after March 2020. Same-sex marriage has also been legalised.
“The government has passed laws that blatantly violate religious freedom”, Swiss Christian NGO HMK says. Christian natives and foreigners have been arrested because of their faith.
Many evangelicals believe that “its content clashes head on with Christianity”, and the Bible “cannot be repalced by it”. Evangelical group Confraternice supports it.
As students head off to university, there are several ways we can be praying very specifically for them.
Few things have as much influence on a person's performance as their personal problems.
Never, in a million years, did we expect to have a disabled child.
According to a report, US citizens aged 18-34 who say they are comfortable with LGBT issues dropped from 53% to 45%.
What do you see when you first meet a child with additional needs or a disability?