Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
When a narrative does its work, it can really work in the heart and mind of a listener.
As Christians living in Europe, we have a unique opportunity to be salt and light in genuine, courageous and simple ways.
We should recognise that breadth of awareness is not evidence of the depth of our engagement.
Motherhood can sometimes be an idol to be worshiped - and as for all worship, it has its detractors and its fanatics.
Is there anything that you would not be willing to give up, under any circumstances, out of your love for the Lord, even if you understood, without a shadow of doubt, that you must give it up or let it go?
In the world we live in, love is always presented exclusively in relation to romanticism.
The false prophets of old, like their modern counterparts, were set in motion by the smell of money. The evangelical market presents enormous business opportunities.
I was able to understand the list in Galatians for the first time, when I started looking at it, not as an obligation, but as an offer.
I think that of all the New Testament verses and words of Jesus, this verse may be the one that has been the most taken out of context throughout history.
In the Bible there is continuity in the ideas, there is unity in its principles, an internal connexion which, even when unseen, reverberates in our inner being.