Let’s use the opportunity of #GivingTuesday to remember that it is more blessed to give than to receive – be it today or at any other time of the year.
It is urgent to reflect on the issues and challenges of childhood, both as a society and as local churches.
The day will come when there will be no confusion about the future.
A private company says it will freeze and preserve human bodies for at least 100 years. In the United States, 350 people have already given their body to cryopreservation.
The future has a curious power to shape us.
“We have to understand the times in which we live, and have discernment”, says Doctor Peter J. Saunders.
Communications technology, changes culture. And just as the printing press, the telegraph, radio, and television have done, so the internet is changing our culture. And at lightning speed.
That trip felt like a cautionary tale: like a chance to look back to a phase like one day I’ll look back to the whole of my life.
Christians appear to be able to offer a framework for insisting on the value and dignity of the human being in a mechanising world.
To claim that somehow Britain is morally superior to the other 27 countries of the EU is a dangerously arrogant position to take.
“The atmosphere in the country is changed, there is hope and trust over the future”, says Armenian Human Rights activist and evangelical Christian Hasmik Hovsepyan.
Altered Carbon goes a long way to showing us what an eternity without God’s presence would look like.
Both past and future can overwhelm the present.
The sensationalist zeal of some writers and self-proclaimed experts in eschatology is as big as their incapacity to get it right.
A report warns that ocean plastic will triple in a decade. “We invest a lot of money for missions to space, but there’s nothing living out there. The sea bed is teeming with life”, experts say.
The inventor of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee, is pessimistic about the future of the Internet. The lack of freedom and the concentration of power in “a handful of platforms” are not good signs.
Virtual reality, 5G and artificial intelligence are among some of the services highlighted in the latest edition of the Mobile World Congress. “What do we contribute apart from the trace of our fingerprints?”, asks IT engineer Jesús Muñoz.
When the forest burns, soils are exposed to the rain, and erosion becomes a serious problem.
A look at polycentric missiology.
The creation of human-can easily become an attempt not only to meet practical needs, but emotional needs too.
The European Union demands the UK to clarify how much it is willing to pay for previous commitments made as a member state. Negotiationg a trade deal will be discussed later, sources say.
We are not neutral to the outcome of our spiritual journeys. As objective as we try to be, we want to arrive at some outcome, be it belief or disbelief.
Do we have any long-term vision for our own lives, for our family, for our church, for our city, for our country?
“We should allow people to have robust debates about their ideas”, says Christel Lamère.
About 90 people will attend the European creation care conference near Nice (France). “Churches have been lacking a vision that puts creation care at the heart of daily discipleship, worship and mission”, says Dave Bookless.
The US withdrawal will make climate change solutions more difficult, and climate catastrophe more likely. The decision is unjust, immoral and unworthy of a great nation.