In June, thousands of young Christians in France were challenged to courageously let their faith shine for others to see. One month later, riots erupted in many cities.
It is believed to be around 18,000 different species of birds. By contrast, only 110 different species of lily have been identified.
The 3-hour class “will help participants identify best leadership practices and ways to incorporate them”.
Comparison is rarely helpful and on our 1-star days we can all do with a little compassion.
Why neurodiverse children are often perceived to be able to ‘cope’ and be ‘fine’ at school, but can become overwhelmed by the time they get home.
The return to the new school year can be a time of great anxiety and stress for all children, and a challenging and difficult time for parents and carers too.
A study shows that 26% of pastors have personally struggled with mental issues. Most leaders talk about mental health at church and feel equipped to provide help.
We should be realistic about contributing factors of burnout, sensitive to underlying stressors, and proactive in our care for one another.
The weekly emotional roller-coaster of preaching often has more low points than adrenaline highs.
Christian psychologist Jonatan Serrano analyses the consequences of the normalisation of pornography in society. “No one would leave a child with a loaded gun in his pocket because he might hurt others or himself, but we are doing that with pornography”.
What are your reasons to be anxious or worried today? Identify them and make a translation: turn them into prayer requests.
Birthdays are important days to celebrate, but in doing so we should make sure that the celebration reflects the needs of the individual.
The Infancy Working Group of the Spanish Evangelical Alliance launches a Protocol for Child Protection. “We still have a long way to go”, says Javier Martín.
The peace of Christ is not primarily tranquillity, but security, it is not characterized by the absence of danger, but by the presence of Christ in the turbulence of the waterfall, it is not so much an emotion as a position.
Understanding new generations is an essential part of a true mission mind in this rapidly changing world. An article by Steve Sang-Cheol Moon.
Anxiety and depression are “major issues” in times of lockdown, but “many Christian students have started reading the Bible one to one with non-believing friends”.
Lament, communities of care and the new normal. An article by Gladys K. Mwiti.
Let us not forget the future hope and comfort that enabling people to die well will bring.
Being in Christ and letting ourselves be guided by the Holy Spirit is the way to be filled with joy.
Only our personal relationship with God is worth anything.
The second edition of the ‘survival manual’ published last May aims to be “a professional guide that also reflects our biblical worldview”, to deal with the impact of the ‘second wave’.
The manual emphasizes the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and encourages Christians to trust God and “be witnesses of Jesus in these times”.
It was time to go back. Nervous days led up to the big day, a sleepless night the night before, and that was just me!
World Vision and the Barna Group released a study on the values of Millennials and Generation Z and their relationship with faith issues.
However safe and self-sufficient we felt, a virus has reminded us of the fragility of life and has brought us face to face with death.