Roosters crow before dawn to mark their territory and attract hens.
A review of Poor Things, film by Yorgos Lanthimos.
House of David followes the fall of Saul and the rise of David in a story about love, politics and war, the producers say.
For several years our church was home to a community of Persian Christians. We worshipped together, studied scripture, and grew to be best friends. Years later, and dispersed ‘round the UK, almost all of them are still living as Christians.
The sun appears to be setting on the dating app era and culture is on a mission to re-codify love, but what will we find in the aftermath?
We should look at the text and learn what it says and means and consider how it is stirring us to love God and live for God in this world.
“From court rulings and testimonies of women victims of violence, we know that vixen is a term used by abusers to describe women”, says Asun Quintana, from the evangelical feminist group Seneca Falls, in Madrid.
The Swiss Protestant Aid organisation reports that four other employees were injured in “a brutal attack”, which is under investigation.
Leading politicians accuse churches of allowing “bogus” conversions of migrants to obtain refugee status. “The suggestion church leaders are aiding people to abuse the asylum system is a serious charge”, says an Evangelical Alliance representative.
Discretion and integrity are essential, but they shouldn’t go so far as to become scepticism and distrust. The roles of church leaders and immigration officials need clear differentiation.
Most took place at Islamic environments by members of the own family. “It is the most despicable expression of gender-based violence”, says the minister of Justice.
A review of Jonathan Glazer's film The Zone of Interest.
Although researchers have repeatedly established that marriage is associated with numerous positive outcomes for both adults and children, few dare to champion marriage publically out of fear of sounding judgemental.
Two brothers were abducted, beaten with iron rods and pressured to convert to Islam. “This is not the first time Christians are targeted in the area”, says a Christian leader.
The authorities say the full scope of the destruction is not clear. At least 6 evangelical church buildings have been destroyed.
As we grow older, we find ourselves sick with nostalgia. Dissatisfied with the life we have, we wonder what would have been if our circumstances were different.
God is not ashamed to be our God, so we should not embarrass Him by doing things “any old how”.
Reinhardt Schink of the Evangelical Alliance says “forms of church can be adapted” but warns against decisions that strengthen individualism and “weaken the community of believers”.
Blocher dissects the internal structure of Catholic ecclesiology and tries to grasp the connections that legitimize Rome’s high view of itself and its inflated prerogatives.
Jazz Cow “reluctantly leads a group of artists, poets and misfits in resisting Dr Popp’s technocratic world of algorithms and fake filters”. Creator John Lumgair hopes to deliver a thoughtful social satire “with a big heart”.
I have visited the region several times and have been surprised each time by the vitality of the small but growing evangelical circles among the Caucasians.
Alesio Sema in Albania and Giacomo Ciccone in Italy address the issue of migration from an evangelical perspective.
Are we setting a good example of observing the passage closely, interpreting accurately, and applying appropriately?
Official data show that the number of non-religious people has increased by over 13% since 2010.
The Rheinland Protestant Church, with 2.2 million members, opts for “less rules and more freedom”. Baptisms and weddings can now be organised outside official buildings.