We live in a society in which admitting one’s own sins is seen as a sign of weakness.
At the 2018 Apologetics Forum in Comarruga (Spain), Michael Ramsden, Pablo Martinez, Ruth Valerio and José de Segovia analysed how society and the Bible approach the issues of personal identity, integrity, sexuality, pop culture, and environmental care.
A LGBT group reported the evangelistic content to the police. The two men will appeal the veredict that condemns them to pay 1,500 Euros in fines.
The Mayor of Rome, the ambassador of Germany and leaders of the Lutheran, Adventist and Evangelical denominations attend the event. AEI: “A step towards the full recognition of equal rights for all citizens, and thus also for evangelicals”.
The city approves an initiative to honour the Reformer that challenged the ‘capital of Catholicism’ five centuries ago. Politicians waited for the approbation of Vatican authorities.
Sometimes there is something we can do to get out of an uncomfortable situation. But often there is no easy way out, as in the case of, for example, bereavement, financial difficulties or relationship problems. Daniel found himself in precisely one of those no-way-out situations.
And at a time when there are actually almost no taboos left in the media and intimate matters are reported on shamelessly, the commonly held understanding - that religion is a private matter - does seem rather out of kilter. Does personal religious faith have to be completely private, or would it be better if we talked about it much more?