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.
Psychiatrist Pablo Martínez has authored the book ‘Take Care of Yourself’ (Lausanne Library). “Some Christian workers feel guilty when they rest”.
Our generation must speak out for the poor and vulnerable, and the generations to come, and not act as if history ends with us.
We are first and foremost relational beings and the quality of our relationships matters to God.
A team of young people from a local church clean burnt properties “removing items, carrying wood and offering a hope of restoration”.
Sabbath is designed not only to make us more efficient and fruitful in our work, but more fundamentally to challenge our obsession with efficiency and with productivity.
Lessons from the rise, fall, and repentance of Sierra Leone.
Pursuing the flourishing of women through Imago Dei.
“A lot of people are blaming the State, blaming God”, says a Christian in the region. “Please pray for the country”.
Nico Spies, a Christian worker in Athens, gives details about the wildfires in Greece.
Many were trapped in zones of difficult access in East Attica, near Athens. Dozens went into the sea to escape the flames. Christian organisations in the region are offering help.
When the forest burns, soils are exposed to the rain, and erosion becomes a serious problem.
Poland passes a law to almost completely end Sunday shopping by 2020.
Half of the 62 victims died in their cars while trying to escape the flames. As Portugal recovers from the shock, churches in the region offer support.
The best way of resting is to have a personal and private conversation with God.
“You are never going to be a healthy community if you think of the church as a place”, says pastor Connie Duarte in an interview about how to live in community as the Body of Christ.
The Evangelical Church of Castelldefels (Spain) leads “Imperfect”, a new restaurant to help people at risk of social exclusion.
We cannot use time better than when we give it to God, in every sense.
Candidates supported by megachurches had good results in the local elections. But “many evangelical politicians have been more corrupt than the average”, sociologist Paul Freston explains in an interview.
The years have gone by and today, acting as if nothing was up, Luc announces to me: “There you are! ‘The’ house is for sale!”
I am the blind and deaf friend of your King! Blind, because throughout my life, He gave me so many wonderful things, so much help, but I was almost unable to see it. Deaf, because He talked to me so often yet I heard so little of what He said…
European Freedom Network gathered its partners for the third time to engage in collaborative dialogue on effective strategies in the fight against human trafficking at the Bridge Conference in Bucharest, Romania.
At that time my church was in a place that was so out of the way that it had won the prize. Even the train doesn’t get as far as this village…
In the evening the organisers of the meeting give me 3 mins. to speak to the big crowd. 3 mins. is very little, but in front of 13,000 people it’s a lot…What shall I say to them in so little time
Did you know that God is the same whether we’re at church or not!?
The little guy is no longer there (saved), but what do I see ? He is now in the rows at the front and … Oh no! catastrophe, he is lighting up a ciggy (a ciggy in a church !!! My Christian side is thrown by that…!) It looks as if a big discussion ensues with Luke (my pastor friend)...