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Terry English, of youth ministry Josiah Venture, says discipling young people is “walking alongside them, helping them understand that their faith is about a relationship with Christ”.
Under the new law, “mere criticism of gay marriage is not an offense”, authorities say. There will be a consultation before religious same-sex weddings become legal in May 2020.
Let’s not allow the artificial and temporary newness, to take our focus away from the wonder of all that is new for us in Christ.
The inequality between East and West is still visible in issues such as migration and employment. “Christians need to get involved at all levels”, says Evi Rodemann of the Lausanne Movement Europe.
The new government reiterated that Christian properties confiscated under the previous regime would be returned.
Mikael Laursen leads the “FrikirkeNet”, a Danish project of free churches. He explains how they have had every third member of Parliament visiting a church.
The danger facing Christians today is becoming truly trapped by the logic of immediatism. We are called to play the long-game, because church history tells us that God’s truth will outlast and outshine man’s ignorance.
Including same-sex marriage in the Cuban Constitution “is totally incompatible with the history, cultural values and thinking of the Fathers of our country”.
No matter what sort of bad habit we're fighting against, God shows us how to break it.
Let’s take a look at a few of the many positive changes which sprang from the Reformation.
If God doesn’t change your inside, you’re living by appearances.
Whatever your fears are (timidity, challenges, etc.), here’s a piece of advice: if Jesus asks you to walk on water, don’t think about it too much, just do it…
Doctor Henryk Wieja defines stress and burnout, and gives a biblical perspective to cope with it when it is harmful.
“You need unity in leadership, a clear vision, and people to see a church growing”, says church planter Oivind Augland, in an interview about church planting and growth.
The event featured over 40 speakers from evangelical, Catholic and other backgrounds. It shut down five hours earlier, due to the high heat index.
Although we all love good surprises, our journeys are marked with surprises we would rather not have received. They break into our lives as uninvited guests.