Commercial and bureaucratic hindrances collided with an uncontrollable reality: the faith of many players.
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.
To claim that somehow Britain is morally superior to the other 27 countries of the EU is a dangerously arrogant position to take.
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.
The CNEF presented its positions on the Estates General of Bioethics in a public event. “The value and dignity that the Bible recognises for every human being invites respect for all”, they said in a statement.
Those of us who work with immigrants have spent the last few days with growing fear and concern, though also with small glimmers of hope.
Rationalism and its corresponding Protestant theology, Higher Criticism (or Historical Criticism), have created a theological and spiritual desert condemning European Protestantism to complete irrelevance.
It would be naive in the extreme to remove the most important human right of all – the right to life – from the Constitution and to put it in the hands of career politicians.
The website will be launched before summer, offering opinion and information from a Latin American context. ‘Evangélico Digital’ is linked to ‘Evangelical Focus’ through the ‘Areópago Protestante’ media group.
Google announced on May 9th that it would ban all advertising related to the Irish abortion referendum from its platforms.
The sensationalist zeal of some writers and self-proclaimed experts in eschatology is as big as their incapacity to get it right.
The idea that all people are children of God means that all people will ultimately be saved, thus blurring the distinction between nature and grace, between being a created person and being a saved person.
I think there are two key questions with this case: ‘What is the best way of managing Alfie?’ and ‘Who should ultimately decide what treatment he has?’
Notwithstanding our departure from the EU, we are still Europeans by culture, history and geography. How might such solidarities be strengthened?
If pastors and church leaders don’t work to find a solution, they lose the right for their condolences to be taken seriously.
“I was with Graham in press conferences in places such as Buenos Aires and Philadelphia, and I was really impressed by his capacity to respond with clarity and integrity to the questions of reporters”, writes Samuel Escobar.
Pew Research report shows that 84% of US Catholics have a positive view of the pope, but a growing share of them believe he is ‘too liberal’ and ‘naïve’.
Christian organisations are hesitant to openly express any opinion because they know that their members are very divided.
Christians must not give up disagreeing with each other. For the sake of truth it matters that we disagree but how we disagree makes all the difference.
Leaders of Christian organisations in Europe remember the evangelist’s confidence in the Gospel, his personal integrity, and how he helped start mission movements.
Like housing, social welfare provision is not just a financial problem; there are social and relational aspects to consider too.
The Gospel invites us to walk with those who are despised by society.
Decisions are increasingly influenced by the fleeting diktat of popular opinion
In an increasingly uncivil environment, Christian Unions provide an unequalled safe space in which to proclaim a dangerous and life-transforming message.
It is time for us to say #wetoo if we are praying for a profound awakening in our churches, if we are willing our churches to have a renewed testimony in our society. We mustn’t fear.
What are the views of Evangelical Focus readers on the refugee crisis, marriage, ecumenism, sexual exploitation and the reliability of the Bible? We have selected the answers to some of the questions asked on our website.