The life of evangelical churches and their spiritual leaders has been portrayed in some recent films and series. Can they help us start conversations?
Church planter Ed Doepel on the meaning of success in ministry according to the Bible.
It is not the Triumph which is the problem, but how we treat it.
For Christians the paradigmatic model of success served others and gave his life for our rescue.
The growth of football betting among youth is alarming. Psychologist José María Carayol: “Bets become an emotional analgesic”.
Spanish judoka María Bernabéu won the gold medal in the -70 kilos category of the XVIII Mediterranean Games in Tarragona.
There is only one verse in the Bible where cotton is mentioned (Esther 1 v 6), although many versions translate it as linen.
Films about an empowered orphan, a struggling entertainer, a clumsy bear, a quadriplegic’s wife and a downtrodden boy.
If God doesn’t change your inside, you’re living by appearances.
The world record holder wins at the IAAF World Championships. The South African frequently speaks about his Christian faith.
The guests are celebrities such as writers, comic book artists, politicians and journalists, so I’m not sure what I was doing there.
What remains of modern ideology, free-market capitalism, gives us some nice gadgets but does not nurture the soul.
Joseph could have become a spoiled success, an adolescent who dreams of power, receives power, and remains adolescent.
“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’.
Am I building my Babel? / Brick upon brick / Constructing an edifice / Of my own achievement.
How will we use the gifts God has given to us? What will be remembered for in the way that we have used these gifts?
Glenn Frey (1948-2016) was the soul of The Eagles. The band’s success allowed them to enjoy everything that life had to offer them. The conclusion that they came to could not have been more disheartening.
In a matter of only a few days, many of the Jews first wanted to make Jesus king, and later wanted him crucified.