Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
Exodus 4:24-26: Those three short verses are the only place in the biblical narrative where Zipporah is recorded as having done anything, but how important was her contribution!
The historical record of proselytism carried out by Christians is tragically marred with all kinds of manipolative and violent means.
The annual program “Back To Classes With Jesus” provides children, aged six to 12, with a backpack full of supplies and Scripture booklets.
Rodrigo Duterte has recently claimed that “God is stupid” and has promised to step down as president in exchange for a ‘selfie with God’.
Counsellor and author Ed Welch: “Our goal as people who have known Christ is to love Jesus above all else, and in that, there is freedom to love other things well, and to know when to say no”.
“Our well-being in Europe is a God-given gift - it obliges us to offer ourselves to help and share”, the German Evangelical Alliance says.
The varying and changing climate in the Bible lands allowed for a wide variety of trees, which took root everywhere from the high, and very cold, mountain regions of Mt. Hermon to the hot Negev desert and the shores of the Dead Sea.
The Bible shows us examples of legitimate opposition to the abuse of power by those in authority, and it is not simply limited to the subject of preaching the Gospel.
Spanish judoka María Bernabéu won the gold medal in the -70 kilos category of the XVIII Mediterranean Games in Tarragona.
Twenty-seven evangelical scholars gathered for an intensive in-depth training week, to have “a more accurate and clear understanding of Roman Catholicism”.
To claim that somehow Britain is morally superior to the other 27 countries of the EU is a dangerously arrogant position to take.
Yerry Mina, Cuadrado and Falcao are some of the Christian players who shared Bible verses and made faith statements during the World Cup.
Arie de Pater, Brussels representative of the European Evangelical Alliance: “There is a tendency to call the migrant the problem, feeding a rhetoric in which we, Europeans, are the victims. But that is not the case”.
The reality of our global church goes beyond what we imagine, and is growing in unexpected ways.
Players at the World Cup are not allowed to express religious messages on the field. But Thiago Silva, Neymar and other stars of the Brazilian team used Instagram to thank God.
Straightaway he replies, “Here I am”, and that begins a conversation with God which ends up with him choosing to abandon his comfortable lifestyle and to lead the Israelites out of slavery.
A brief defence of the deity of Christ.
The Brussels representative of the European Evangelical Alliance offers a Christian perspective on the crisis: “We can’t reduce people to just a number that needs to be controlled”.
The narrative is straightforward. They are the victims. They have been damaged by ‘conservative theology’ and they are going to change us evangelicals so that we accept their position.
About 2,000 Anglican representatives gather in Jerusalem under the theme “Proclaiming Christ faithfully to the nations”. The movement has grown exponentially due to its commitment to the authority of the Bible.
It’s impossible to imagine the BBC producing any sort of programme that examined the origins of Islam or the Quran with anything like the severity with which Christianity or the Bible is treated.
Christians set up a fan zone in a church in the city centre. A Steiger mission team will start conversations about Jesus through creative activities.
There is an increasing awareness in Western societies that there is more to reality than what can simply be explained using the categories of science.
Nothing in the world is comparable to the person of Jesus Christ.
“Europe is perhaps the greatest challenge for Christian mission today”, says the planning team of the gathering to be held in Germany in 2020.