We have probably all made some, or all, of these mistakes.
Some pediatric researchers estimate that 5 million minors have lost a parent or caregiver due to Covid-19. “The impact on a psychological level is very strong”, explains a Christian psychologist.
How vital it is to think it through, pray it through, and learn lessons in the late summer before another winter comes (whatever that may look like where you are).
Yarián Sierra and Yéremi Blanco have been transferred to a men's prison. Yarián's wife denounced that they have been evicted from their rented house due to government pressure.
Our strength to endure obviously comes not from within us, but from someone who is at work in and through us.
“The way young people form bonds, make meaning, and live out their values is constantly changing. This is the most diverse generation that has ever existed”, concludes a survey conducted in the US.
The felt gap between ‘what is’ and ‘what should be’ is a powerful prompt to return to God and cherish the best parts of life—our relationships with others—over other idols.
This book enables us to extend the conversation and consider further how to put people not devices at the centre of our lives.
Parenting a child or young person with additional needs or disability can be isolating sometimes, and not everyone understands what it can be like.
In the longer term, pornography can cause the user to view people as objects rather than as whole and complete individuals.
“We are deeply gratieful and are praying for you [...] Your invisible work existed and will exist beyond the coronavirus”, the letter says.
An evangelical doctor working in Spain with Covid-19 patients shares his experience. “I am not a hero, I know I can get the virus and die. But I am sure that whatever happens, the Lord is with me”.
In mourning and in lockdown, believers may experience the power of Easter’s surprise: the arrival of someone who meets us in seclusion and whispers, “peace be with you”.
Suddenly we have all realised our common vulnerability. Never in human history has our common fate been shown to be so interlinked.
Despair, distraction and compromise are three of them.
This year International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church is on November 10th. One out of every nine professing Christians face persecution, isolation and violence worldwide.
“The isolation of the digital world and the lack of communication skills that we are witnessing, make sharing the gospel quite difficult”, Bruce Little, President of Forum for Christian Thought, says.
“Not only are low-cost, but they offer holistic health care for all individuals, and more importantly, they create community”, a study about the church’s impact on health and care says.