Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
The politician had criticised the Lutheran Church’s participation in the Helsinki LGBT Pride events. “I hope this won't lead to self-censorship among Christians”, she says.
Most administrative prosecutions end in punishment. Many are prosecuted for sharing their faith on the street. “Believers go out to share their faith less often, and give out publications or invitations less openly”.
Ingmar Bergman (1918–2007) staged people unable to love and communicate, condemned to always hide behind a mask.
The leadership of the Protestant Church of Sweden will use “inclusive” language in worship services. Terms like “Father” and “Lord” can now be avoided.
If the Lutheran and Catholic traditions seek “full unity,” they must arrive at the same understanding of salvation and authority. An opinion article sent by Andrew Messmer, one of our readers.
Pope Francis and Lutheran leaders celebrated an ecumenical service in the Cathedral of Lund (Sweden). They signed a joint statement “to move towards the communion to which God continually calls us.”
Only 3 of 100 representatives voted against the decision of the EPUdF Assembly. Evangelicals (CNEF) react: Bible does not endorse same-sex marriage.