Some were not interested in lose their power and their corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
Twelve young Christians from across Spain create common platform to share videos faith and daily life.
The Spanish police and Europol coordinate a “pioneer” action through the European Technical Research Unit. At least 39 people arrested in 18 countries.
We should recognise that breadth of awareness is not evidence of the depth of our engagement.
“Criminals may start with social networking platforms and then move to phone and video chat”, says Christian expert Ioana Humelnicu. “Being judged is the biggest fear of victims.”
“Seize the day. Live for the moment. Be yourself.” Behind the vitality these maxims exude there is such desperation, so much fear.
Top politicians, LGBT activists and social media users condemn bus carrying message: ‘Boys have penis, girls have vulva’. Evangelicals demand dialogue and warn against “anger that diminishes capacity of reasoning”.
“If you’re in love, do not get married!” has reached around 20 million views on Facebook. It underlines the value of commitment beyond emotions.
“We can really be a force for good”, says Leif Nummela, Editor-in-Chief for the Finnish Christian magazine Uusi Tie, in an interview about the importance of investigative journalism.
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To speak evil of others is the sport practised by 99% of cowards, those who are afraid to solve their own problems face to face.
The Roldan Camacho are a Spanish couple with deafness. They tell us how the whole family experiences everyday life through sign language. A video report by Gabriela Pérez.
Have I ever felt hated or rejected or made fun of? Yes, I have.
When asked on Facebook about his worldview, the founder of the social network responds: “Religion is very important to me”.
The internet, smartphones, social media, instant messaging and other related technologies have had a dramatic impact on the way we communicate over the last 20 years, and therefore fundamentally how we relate to one another.
“We need a realistic, grounded sense of self that is not pre-occupied with maintaining its own importance, but serving a purpose bigger than ‘me’”, says Psychiatrist Glynn Harrison, author of ‘The Big Ego Trip’.
Journalistic research is key to help Christians think about the implications of their faith, says Finnish journalist Leif Nummela.
We need to commit to escaping our filter bubbles and actively finding perspectives which challenge our default positions.
Russell Moore: “We are not, first, Republicans or Democrats, conservatives or progressives. We are the church of the resurrected and triumphant Lord Jesus Christ.”
Trans World Radio developed a mobile app to share “the hope of Christ” with refugees. It can be downloaded in Arabic, Farsi and Dari.
Many readers and the Spanish Evangelical Alliance denounced a column that was based on a parody website. The Ombudswoman writes an apology on the newspaper’s website.
A column at El Pais says evangelicals have an “obsession with homosexuality” after lending credibility to a fake Pentecostal website. The article causes hundreds of anti-evangelical comments on Facebook. Ombudswoman answers to complaint of Evangelical Alliance.
Members of religious minorities speak openly about their spirituality on the social media, a study shows. Only 20% search information about other faith groups.
He posted a message on social media about the light of Jesus overcoming the “lie” of Islam and its prophet.
Two church buildings burnt in the state of Niger. Rioters killed the believer “on allegation of posting a blasphemous statement about Prophet Muhammad on the social media.” Troops try to control outbreak of violence.
An anonymous translator reworked the King James Version of the bible using Unicode emoji, as well as common internet abbreviations and slang.