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.
We should defend the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. For, if we do not stand up against their erosion or redefinition, we will be consenting by default to enormous injustice.
Let’s ask hard questions that demand more than just shallow answers. Only then can we really deal with and solve complicated social problems.
As with any addiction, the brain always wants more, harder, more intense. Saying that one can actually change the likings of the enormous mass of consumers towards a kind of porn that is non-violent and non-sexist, is a lie.
In the battle of language, this diffuse form of populism is defining what is “progressive” and what is not, and thus imposing its ideas on society.
Populism presents itself as the real, orthodox incarnation of popular will but makes itself unaccountable.
With such division in our political leadership, is there any wonder that the tensions over Brexit remain so high?
As Christians we have a responsibility to take a stand against propaganda and make sure we are bearers and channels of the truth.
Twenty-eight years without this terrible landmark of separation, family divisions, a country divided.
Our generation must speak out for the poor and vulnerable, and the generations to come, and not act as if history ends with us.
Christian alienation is not, by definition, a negative consequence of being Christian or an unintentional aspect of Christian life.
When citizens who have an evangelical faith engage in social life, they have the same rights as others who are agnostic, atheists or of any other belief.
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.