The confinement in our homes is forcing millions to stop abruptly, cancel all our plans, and take time to look in the mirror.
Let us listen carefully, think deeply, change appropriately to the messages from the media and speak relevantly through the media into our society.
Many have shared a heartwarming coronavirus testimony from Italy. But there are at least five elements that should make us doubt about its authenticity.
Prayer and pastoral care online, workshops, Instagram humor, are some of the responses to the first days of confinement.
Christians face the challenge of acting creatively as millions enter phase of confinement. “It might shape some of the future offers of our churches”.
In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, many may be forced to experiment with this kind of work in the coming months.
I lead a congregation in Rome that thrives on handshakes, greet kisses, and physical contact. This winter, the coronavirus has taught Italians the cautions of distance and isolation.
Spanish psychiatrist and author, Pablo Martínez, analyses how individualism, existential emptiness and intolerance to suffering, have become some of the main charasteristics of our society.
The fall of a criminal ring exposes the risk of ‘sexting’ and other online practices. “Being judged is the biggest fear of victims”, says Christian expert Ioana Humelnicu.
The Liverpool FC player was baptised by his teammate Alisson Becker. Half a million react to the video posted on Instagram: “I give you my failures and I will give you my victories as well”.
Activists insult participants of the Bible reading in social media. “We live the greatest repressive wave against Christians since the sixties”, Christian Cuban journalist and professor says.
The YouVersion Bible app annual report shows that “people read and listened to the Bible 30% more this year, and 478 million verses have been shared”.
“Change the framework” gathers young people with different beliefs to talk about religious freedom and diversity.
Despite the violence of Islamist groups, “the coexistence between religious confessions is experiencing tremendous progress” in some parts of the country. The government is restricting internet, and freedom of speech.
The book “Evangelicals in the new Era of Communication” addresses fake news, the use of social media, the handling of controversial issues and stereotypes about evangelicals, and the challenges of secular Europe.
The complaint of the Christian actress on Twitter reflects the tiredness of many with media which intentionally ignore matters of faith.
After being announced as the lead character of a well-known play, Seyi Omooba (25) was attacked on social media for a post written in 2014. The actress has taken the case to court.
How should we report about Justin Bieber, Kanye West and other cases of well-known personalities who are considering the Christian faith?
A BBVA Foundation report shows how the citizens of 5 European countries see their political situation, the role of the State, the EU, the media, and challenges such as migration and climate change.
The politician had criticised the Lutheran Church’s participation in the Helsinki LGBT Pride events. “I hope this won't lead to self-censorship among Christians”, she says.
The warning is clear - if you really must have a faith, keep it private. But there is no such thing as private faith.
Jesus in an age of secularism, relativism, and tolerance.
96% of young people between 14 and 24 use instant messaging as their preferred means of communication with family and friends.
The video platform created in 2005 is by far the most valued social media among young people aged 11-18, a report of Youth For Christ shows.
The evangelical body New Zealand Christian Network (NZCN) urged people “to pray for all the families affected, and to offer them support in every way possible”.
The advances of the web have changed the world. Now we must learn to use it at its best.