Wealth is increasingly and unfairly concentrated among a privileged few. Jesus said: “Watch out! Life does not consist in an abundance of possessions”.
Our dignity as people doen’t depend on the opinion of others, or how things are going.
Twenty-seven evangelical scholars gathered for an intensive in-depth training week, to have “a more accurate and clear understanding of Roman Catholicism”.
Reviving a forgotten means of grace.
Salinger was born in New York to a Jewish father and a Catholic mother. This mixture set Salinger off on a continuous quest for answers from different creeds.
If that body was really gone, if Jesus had come back to life, then the matrix of reality is altered; tragedy is not the final result of goodness.
Cinema and memory have a similar effect on the truth. They clean it and make it sparkle to make it more bearable.
Balancing grace and truth in outreach.
The Jewish singer-songwriter from Brooklyn, Neil Diamond, has waited until his 77th birthday to reveal that he suffers from Parkinson’s disease.
Swiss cartoonist Alain Auderset produces an animated short film for social media platforms about the meaning of Grace.
As two superpowers left the Levant, a power vacuum was created. Canaan was left alone, ripe for conquest.
This is not the story of a great man, but the story of a great God, who deeply loves miserable and tormented creatures like this monk.
You may not agree with the President of the USA in many things, but in this he is right - the gift of Christmas is offered to each one of us.
Whatever you do, you can't heal your worst wound. That's why God provides a remedy.
Five hundred years later, the Solas give us as followers of Jesus our identity. When people ask, “What makes you an evangelical?”, we can respond with the five solas.
Speaking in Wittenberg on 31 October, the German Chancellor said the Reformation anniversary is “a great opportunity to strengthen the awareness about the Christian roots in our society”.
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.
Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to be good enough to "compete" in heaven!
For the Catholic Church, “by grace alone” means that grace is intrinsically, constitutionally, and necessarily linked to the sacrament, and thus to the Church that administers it.
The only way the Reformation could possibly not still matter would be if beauty, goodness, truth, joy and human flourishing no longer mattered.
Theologian Don Carson spoke on the freedom offered by the gospel. Rising numbers of children and youth among the 4,000 conventioners visiting the English Lake District each week.
When we are caught with the silverware, God offers also the candlesticks.
The danger of deception lies not only in the fact that we are not what we appear to be, but also in ending up believing that we are something other than our true selves. A review of “Smoke and Mirrors” (2016).
“God’s love is ontological, it cannot be in any way diminished by my poor performance”, says Jerry Root, Professor of Christian Education at Wheaton College (USA).
“The Handmaid’s Tale” portrays the nightmare of a society governed by fanaticism and intolerance.
The New Testament writers tell us that God’s honour is not something so fragile that it needs to be protected by legal restrictions.