We live in a society in which admitting one’s own sins is seen as a sign of weakness.
If pastors and church leaders don’t work to find a solution, they lose the right for their condolences to be taken seriously.
It’s time to repent and acknowledge that we urgently need changes.
The Gospel invites us to walk with those who are despised by society.
I have attempted to demonstrate that the Catholic and Protestant systems of salvation are mutually exclusive, and that ecumenical dialogue must take seriously the distance that the word “alone” puts between them.
Have I ever felt hated or rejected or made fun of? Yes, I have.
“The aim of the JDDJ is to find commonalities, not differences. But with that comes a lopsided methodology that obscures those differences”, says theologian Michael Reeves.
I ask the Lord - who bore our griefs and pains - to erase the scars of the wounds and the pain of our Nigerian girl. And to show her that, for him and for all of us, she is a precious stone.
Have you contemplated what it means that the refugee migrants are going to stay in Europe, your country, your town, your village? Or are you deep down still thinking and maybe even hoping that they will go away again?
Viewing the issues of the referendum debate through the lens of what theologians call “salvation history”, the mission of God to redeem His creation, throws new light on them and provides vital perspective to help us make our decision on the 23 June.
Imagine you are a former member of a guerrilla. Imagine you met Jesus and you became a pastor.
To forgive requires first to be aware, through God’s light, of the dark hidden corners in our own heart.
I was able to understand the list in Galatians for the first time, when I started looking at it, not as an obligation, but as an offer.
Do we only see laws and borders that need to be enforced, or do we also try to follow a higher humanitarian law that stands above national laws and borders?
Jean-Luc Gadreau, French pastor and member of the Ecumenical Jury of the Cannes International Film Festival, analyses this year´s edition.
“The key to happiness is inside you. If you don’t find it, you are boycotting yourself.” This is the message from the self-help books. They all have the solution and that says that the machine will automatically start itself when it is switched off.
Britain has become a society where economic growth is king. And this is true at a European level as well.
You can sink the boats on the African shores. And then what? A serious reflection on citizenship in the global world is needed.
The majority of migrants arriving to Europe's coasts are seeking refuge from terrorists, violence, war and persecution. They are the threatened ones.
I recently returned from a mission trip with Open Doors to Colombia, a country which I have a great love for.
Why do I think British Christians should be concerned about a referendum on the UK's relationship with the EU? Let me discuss with you for a while what I think the main issues are.
What can The West learn from Africa about religion in the public square? At least 5 lessons.