A decade later, Francis still faces unresolved challenges. “As a good Jesuit, he resisted making decisions so far”, says evangelical theologian in Rome, Leonardo De Chirico.
A university professor in Nigeria analyses the socio-political context before the 25 February presidential election.
On 25 February, the most populated country of Africa elects its new president. A Christian university lecturer in northen Nigeria analyses the socio-political scenario.
Disciple making is the explicit lens by which we can view the life and ministry of Jesus. An article by Wes Watkins.
John Wyatt in an in-depth interview about Artificial Intelligence, abortion, euthanasia, and creation care: “There is an urgent need for us Christians to build a bridge between the world of the historic biblical faith and these very new and challenging issues”.
She is known for her addiction to tranquillizers, her marriage to DiMaggio and to the playwright Authur Miller, her tardiness, her unhappy childhood and her insecurity in front of the cameras.
For evangelicals in Western Europe, the most tangible problem is not one of freedom, but rather of public participation.
Matti Korhonen and Pasi Turunen know their country well and have some doubts about the real happiness of their neighbours.
Neo-paganist and humanist movements find their place as a reaction to Christianity. Migrants have changed the landscape of a country in which most are still registered as Lutherans.
Carla is a nurse who was infected at the beginning of the first wave of the epidemic, when not much was known about the virus. 2 years later, she has still not been able to return to work.
What makes African Christianity different from European Christianity? Where are African churches in Europe growing most and what can they offer to a secularised continent? An interview with the pastor and head of the One People Commission in the UK.
Samuil Petrovski speaks about the vitality of churches, the recent presidential election, and what Serbia learnt about reconciliation after the 90s war.
Traditional values shared by many Christians, the threat of the nearby war in Ukraine, and a sense of protection of the country from outside influences are some of the reasons, say two Hungarian evangelical leaders.
What remains in question is not whether the Christ calling should be viewed as political, but whether we will engage in good political theology or in bad political theology.
If Jesus' disciples in the comfort of the West simply go on living while complaining about how much more it costs to go out for a nice dinner, we are not obeying the way of Jesus.
Putin’s messianic pretensions as saviour of Russian civilisation have deep religious and historical roots. Yet our western secular world tends to filter out religion and pre-Enlightenment history as irrelevant.
“People know so little of the Bible that discipleship starts much further down the line”, says James Ros, leader of the church planting movement #EastGermanyBelieves.
Silence is the biggest noise in Cuba, but Adelys broke it when her husband, a pastor, was arrested during the ‘11-J’ protests in the city of Matanzas.
In Qatar, host of the football World Cup, converts from Islam face physical, psychological and (for women) sexual violence. Globally, over 5,000 attacks on Christian churches have been recorded.
Clashes with the State and punishments of Cuban evangelicals have increased in recent years, but without a high number of imprisoned pastors. Until 11 July 2021 came.
A selection of the most interesting conversations: a world-class astronomer, a jailed Cuban pastor, the representative of Algerian evangelicals, a survivor of the Brussels terrorist attack...
African theologians Harvey Kwiyani and Abraham Waigi assess Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka’s harsh criticism of the increasing influence of churches on the continent
Who or what is the “god of the philosophers”? When we find references to “god” in the ancient teaching of oriental, Indian and Greek thinkers, who or what, are they referring to?
Missiologist Jim Memory analyses the main trends in church and society. He will be one of the speakers at this week’s Lausanne Europe 20/21 gathering.
Church trends in the 21st century.
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