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RZIM International Director Michael Ramsden responds to questions about the secularisation of Europe, the role of Christians in public leadership and the new ‘culture of victimism’.
Christians must not give up disagreeing with each other. For the sake of truth it matters that we disagree but how we disagree makes all the difference.
Defining a Christian's relationship to the Law of Moses.
Myth 4: If the sermon is true, all is well.
The children born between 1999 and 2015 are the first truly “post-Christian” generation. Some of the biggest barriers to belief are the problem of evil and a perceived hypocrisy among Christians.
Remembering the Dutch reformer, Hendrik de Cock.
Quotes by Pink on the Scriptures.
The Bible gives us extensive guidance on how his heart functions, but there are many situations where we will also need that extra dimension of Spirit leading to help us apply the Bible to our current situation.
We are facing massive challenges in Europe and America with rapidly spreading unbelief and a weak Church. But what God did then in changing the direction of Europe, He can do again.
Dirk Jongkind, Research Fellow, Tyndale House, Cambridge, explains how the eyewitness accounts of the apostles and dicsciples shape the Gospels.
To be a good theologian is to seek to know and rely upon the Word of God better. It is to be a faithful Christian.
When ‘alternative facts’ take over from truth, a culture is in big trouble. What can we do as Christians?
The EAUK calls Christians to “fully engage in the election”, and “to speak hope into a society that is so often searching for meaning.”
Indian author Vishal Mangalwadi talks about how a renwed view of the Bible changed education systems in Europe.
When the devil lies, Jesus said, he speaks his native language. As fallen human beings, it is our native language too. Lying is universal.
The Church should “not be locked inside an institutional box”, says Jaume Llenas. Christians are now in the “margins of culture”, a new missionary context.
The European Evangelical Alliance warns about “the growing phenomenon of angry, polarising, post-truth rhetoric that is infecting political debate in many nations, including the Netherlands.”
Anger and fake news are “poisoning society and making it harder to understand what is really going on”, says EEA Socio-political representative Julia Doxat-Purser.
It’s interesting to see how our western culture, totally permeated with relativism and tolerance, is now quickly moving towards absolutist positions of rejection and even racism, generally known as populism.
The main character of Himmelweg is a Red Cross worker who is an accessory to manipulating History, by covering up the truth of what really happened in a Nazi concentration camp.
A closer look at Romans 10:6-8.
We need to commit to escaping our filter bubbles and actively finding perspectives which challenge our default positions.
“Spotlight” wins Oscar for Best Movie without falling into morbid sensationalism. The film makes us face up to a truth the religious audience does not want to hear.
Are our emotions and feelings, our explosive characters or our desires more authentic than our responsibilities?
I think that of all the New Testament verses and words of Jesus, this verse may be the one that has been the most taken out of context throughout history.