Whenever we see a Christmas star these dark days, we can be encouraged that the Light of the Gentiles has indeed come.
Peace does not necessarily come as a top-down pronouncement from those in power, but can show up through ministry.
Five hundred participants at the European Parliament Prayer Breakfast in Brussels last Wednesday listened intently to a Palestinian Christian leader and others who are suffering under the Israel-Gaza conflict.
Vengeance begets vengeance, but Christians should be able to show that another way is possible, writes a Palestinian Christian journalist in Jordan.
I am alarmed at the number of soundbites that promote intolerance, all in the name of freedom of speech.
Al-Ahli is the only Christian hospital in Gaza city. Media and governments blamed Israel for the attack but images and intelligence by the IDF points to a failed rocket fired from Gaza.
Steven, a tourist guide in Israel says the Hamas terrorist attacks have paralised the country. “Tourism is my only source of income. We don’t know what is going to happen”.
Reactions from evangelical Christians in France, UK, Spain, Germany, and the European Evangelical Alliance.
Two Christians explain how they are experiencing the outbreak of war. “It is impossible not to think about God and how He may be guiding these events”, says Andrés from Tel Aviv.
Assailants ordered the pastor of a Presbyterian church in Kukranwala to recite the Islamic creed before shooting him.
“The mobs not only burned and looted our churches and homes, they also vandalized our graveyard and the office of the assistant commissioner, who is also a Christian”, sources in Jaranwala said.
Christ offers us a purposefulness that transcends the banality of life we experience as exploited consumer-producers and gives us a role as agents of His Kingdom. By Jad Tabet.
AI is a fascinating tool that Christians may help develop in ways that glorify God, despite the potential for sinful distortions. An article by Abed Zien El Dien.
The response to the earthquakes and the restriction of human rights such as religious freedom may play against the powerful president.
The Holy Spirit can help us acknowledge and process our emotions, seek support from God and others, and find hope and strength in God’s promises.
“We are not against sanctions but for human rights”, says the World Evangelical Alliance representative at the UN Human Rights Council.
Three Christian voices comment on the UN Climate Conference in the United Arab Emirates at the end of 2023. “It is vital that we end the fossil fuel industry’s influence over climate policy”.
To our friends and family members who are away: I pray that God is your home. He hasn’t given up on Lebanon, so don’t give up on Lebanon either.
Evangelical churches in the already war-torn country are organising themselves for aid in Aleppo and elsewhere. The priority is to open churches and provide food and clothes.
According to the government, Christians were 1.9% of the population in 2021.
A vice president of the European Parliament detained in Belgium for belonging to “criminal organisation”. Qatar allegedly bribed her and others to gain influence.
Talmatha is a discipleship program to reach out to the Arab people in the Middle East and North Africa with sound and profound biblical teaching.
Disciple making is the explicit lens by which we can view the life and ministry of Jesus. An article by Wes Watkins.
Looking anew into our disabilities deepens our relationship with God and exposes us to His might. An article by Abed Zien El Dien.
Other 20 Iranians could face death sentences soon. Around 320 have died in clashes with the Iranian security. Christians support the prostests.