What are the views of Evangelical Focus readers on the refugee crisis, marriage, ecumenism, sexual exploitation and the reliability of the Bible? We have selected the answers to some of the questions asked on our website.
What's all this fuss about the Babe of Bethlehem?
The translation will help to bring the gospel to more than 20,000 people. The New Testament is ready and the whole Bible will be finished around 2025.
How to be effective in disciple-making in the twenty-first century.
Dirk Jongkind, Research Fellow, Tyndale House, Cambridge, explains how the eyewitness accounts of the apostles and dicsciples shape the Gospels.
A short video on Colossians 2:3: “in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge”.
A two-minute video on the meaning of Jude 24.
What about the gospels not included in the Bible? Why were they not chosen? What do they say?
I don’t know where Fitzgerald got his inspiration for Benjamin Button, but it got me thinking about another baby who was born old.
They are ruminating animals, capable of running more than one hundred kilometres a day without eating or drinking anything. Hence they were trained in Arabia in the 13th century before Christ, as the basis of what has come to be known as the "camel civilisations".
The New Testament writers tell us that God’s honour is not something so fragile that it needs to be protected by legal restrictions.
The heavenly hope was, for Peter, no “pie in the sky when we die” – it was a real and life defining certain expectation.
Compassion should always be our over-riding motivation, and we should always offer people a way out of their situation; otherwise our words are only condemnation.
“If you’re in love, do not get married!” has reached around 20 million views on Facebook. It underlines the value of commitment beyond emotions.
It is 588 metres high and stands on the southern edge of Lower Galilee. It was a sacred mountain for the Canaanites, and then also for the Northern Israelite tribes.
The Bible Society of Egypt says devaluation of the national currency is a challenge: costs of production have increased.
When confronted with the dichotomy of ‘people’ or ‘elite’, Jesus refused to be cornered. His answers to trick questions introduced a new dimension.
‘This is the place where the Messiah chose to come, die and... return’. A video produced by Alto Concept.
Endurance is a beautiful word for an athlete, and for a Christian. God has not called us to conquer the world in five days.
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.
Theresa of Calcutta was well-known for her work among the poor but the New Testament teaches that every Christian is a saint, explains theologian José Hutter.
The challenge for us is to set aside time to worship the Lord and seek specific prophetic blessings for our children and grandchildren – and for our spiritual children.
Too many gospel presentations offer only a ticket to heaven when you die. And too many Christians are walking around with hope of comfort tied exclusively to that end of life anticipation.
Any accommodation to the idea that we are ultimately capable of saving ourselves, any accommodation to the fact that salvation is not God’s gift from beginning to end is a slippery slope towards a false gospel.
A team of local believers, along with Wycliffe Associates, has translated the New Testament. “They have endured persecution, and struggled to teach the Word in other languages.”
“In the beginning there were only blocks, and God gathered resources, made a map, and saw that it was good.” Authors are Garrett Romines and Christopher Miko.