Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
Throughout the history of the church, the relationship between our faith and art has often been tense, ambivalent and confusing.
“Moving away from God’s pattern for family life is not an option for evangelical Christians”, the European Evangelical Alliance says.
There seem to be moments, every now and then, which grab us. An idea pops up in our mind, and it shines so bright and obvious that we wonder why we had never thought it before.
The human heart longs to worship. We are desperate for someone who will captivate our attention.
Praise God for who he is and for who we are, however we may be.
Beauty, at least the kind of beauty the impressionists captured, can for now be only momentary.
By focusing on our aspirations, resentments and grievances, the world-as-spa message exhorts us to be self-centered, begrudge the needs of others, focus on our personal freedom.
Christian psychologist Lidia Martin analyses the “image-centered” culture in which we live, and how we can put personal care in the right place.
Anyone who puts his faith in himself has a short future. One of the biggest dangers of our day for both men and women is pride.