The confinement in our homes is forcing millions to stop abruptly, cancel all our plans, and take time to look in the mirror.
Without context, God’s epoch-defining intervention in human history to rescue and transform the world, is turned into an anodyne children’s story.
We need to stop offering a cheap Christianity to a generation that is tired of consumerism.
All we could do was to give thanks to God and praise him for what he had done.
The real first Christmas is not a fairytale or a myth, it is the remarkable launch of a rescue mission that changes human history.
A lot of churches own a building which lies empty for most of the week. This is madness, why not use your real estate to make friends with your community?
The historian Mario Escobar describes historical aspects of the key week in the life of Jesus, whose historicity is sometimes questioned by sceptics.
Andrew Hyatt, director and scriptwriter of “Paul, Apostle of Christ”, talks to Evangelical Focus about his personal involvement in the project and the importance of presenting this kind of historical stories to all audiences.
It is possible that the unnamed deliverer who saved the kingdom of Israel from the oppression and threat of the Arameans is none other than Adad-Nirari III himself.