The confinement in our homes is forcing millions to stop abruptly, cancel all our plans, and take time to look in the mirror.
Jealousy and suspicion in marriages remains a crucial issue. It needs to be acknowledged, brought into the open and brought to resolution, wherever possible, to enable the marriage to thrive once again.
We are “condemned” to staying at home with our partner, our children or just ourselves.
The New Testament refers to hyssop in relation to the sacrifice of Christ on the cross
Let us listen carefully, think deeply, change appropriately to the messages from the media and speak relevantly through the media into our society.
The cinema shows many examples of viruses that affect humans, producing devastating epidemics that remind us of our fragility and vulnerability.
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.
A survey shows that women have more existential questions than men, while Protestants and Catholics are the ones who think more about the meaning of life.
“We need to realise that behind the trends, ideologies and mindsets that we face, there are spiritual realities”, says the general secretary of the Swedish Evangelical Alliance.
I lead a congregation in Rome that thrives on handshakes, greet kisses, and physical contact. This winter, the coronavirus has taught Italians the cautions of distance and isolation.
Spirituality is not given its name because it is connected to the soul or the spiritual part of humanity, but because it comes from the Spirit of God.
“Religious freedom, must include recognition of the right to protect life and to advocate against its termination, both in words and deeds”, the WEA says at the UN Human Rights Council.
Is there a way for us to talk about Christian eschatology that both acknowledges brokenness and affirms goodness?
Holiness means to consistently have clean behaviour, a clean life.
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%.
As technologically simulated relationships become ever more realistic and superficially convincing, we must be aware of the risk that the simulacrum will exert a seductive appeal to our hearts.
A newspaper report accuses an evangelical entity of harassing women when they go to abortion clinics. They deny it: “We respect people and if they don't want to talk, we don't insist”.
The Constitution “includes a right to a self-determined death”, the court says. Protestant and Catholic leaders issued a joint statement lamenting the decision.
God wants mature people, able to judge and discern correctly.
Prevention is key but panic and fear are irrational feelings that only lead to impulse-driven decisions.
We need to come back to God and believe in Him.
Spanish psychiatrist and author, Pablo Martínez, analyses how individualism, existential emptiness and intolerance to suffering, have become some of the main charasteristics of our society.
The draft law proposes euthanasia in a month for those with an incurable or disabling illness. Spanish evangelicals ask for “better palliative care and support for people in dependence”
“God the Father, the Son and the Spirit are at work in our lives, through the gospel, to bring us into a relationship with theTrinity”, Peter Mead, Director of Cor Deo, says.
Many Christians seem to uphold traditional ideas about fatherhood that lack both the precision and nuance needed to father in today’s world.
We humans are often motivated to change only when we see the consequences of our actions.