The European Leadership Forum conference in Wisla (Poland) underlined the importance of public evangelism. Over 750 prayed together and networked for mission.
This class aims to “spark a discussion on how to start missional, evangelistic, and discipleship movements in secularised cities, sent from the local church”.
As we head towards another Christmas, let’s be sure to ponder the wonder of that first Christmas and the daily wonder of a God who moved toward us.
Perhaps we would do better to be astonished by the profound crop of the good soil instead of trying to count every sprout as part of the harvest.
We can be caught up all too easily in the frantic rush and busyness of life. There is a better way, His way, through which He gives us opportunities to rest in Him and just ‘be’.
Fear is a feature of life in this fallen world. Fear Jesus, for he is more powerful and significant than any evil.
He knows we are sinful when He calls us. He has a far greater work for us to do and knows that He will need to do great work in us.
Even if the call to listen to the Word of God is present in these speeches, it seems to lead to an increased catholicity rather than an appeal to recover the biblical gospel.
The conference organised by IFES Europe will take place next December in Karlsruhe, Germany, under the theme “Revive our hearts, revive our universities, revive Europe”.
The online event looked back on the impact of the Cape Town Lausanne Movement global gathering, 10 years ago. ‘Impact groups’ shared about how they prepare for the 2021 European conference.
More than 40 million people used Bible reading apps and websites, sharing around 15 million verses on Easter Sunday.
Without context, God’s epoch-defining intervention in human history to rescue and transform the world, is turned into an anodyne children’s story.
We need to stop offering a cheap Christianity to a generation that is tired of consumerism.
All we could do was to give thanks to God and praise him for what he had done.
The real first Christmas is not a fairytale or a myth, it is the remarkable launch of a rescue mission that changes human history.
A lot of churches own a building which lies empty for most of the week. This is madness, why not use your real estate to make friends with your community?
The historian Mario Escobar describes historical aspects of the key week in the life of Jesus, whose historicity is sometimes questioned by sceptics.
Andrew Hyatt, director and scriptwriter of “Paul, Apostle of Christ”, talks to Evangelical Focus about his personal involvement in the project and the importance of presenting this kind of historical stories to all audiences.
It is possible that the unnamed deliverer who saved the kingdom of Israel from the oppression and threat of the Arameans is none other than Adad-Nirari III himself.