For several years our church was home to a community of Persian Christians. We worshipped together, studied scripture, and grew to be best friends. Years later, and dispersed ‘round the UK, almost all of them are still living as Christians.
I am alarmed at the number of soundbites that promote intolerance, all in the name of freedom of speech.
Despite the significant evangelical growth that Spain has experienced in recent decades, a large part of society continues to ignore Protestants. Two decades later, our vision for this journalistic project remains the same.
After a media storm around the role of evangelicals, the Evangelical Federation of Spain recommends Christian leaders “to avoid using their pastoral influence to condition the vote of believers”.
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.
In November, a senior UN official told civil society, “You need to insist, repeat yourself, send letters to the UN, keep reminding us”.
Take time to evaluate where you are at with inconsistency with women’s roles in your church, listen to how that makes women feel.
A post-Christmas reflection on Arab Christianity and the challenge of presence.
Many children with additional needs can struggle with unpredictability and uncertainty, so try to keep a rhythm each day that they can get used to.
Having the right to free speech does not mean you can use it without responsibility.
My life is far too precious to me to settle for anything less than reliable truth.
If we care, we will preserve the dignity of those on the receiving end of our mission efforts. We will refrain from using them as objects in the quest to defend and promote our church or our idea.
Shouldn’t an evangelist keep out of divisive political issues and stick to preaching the gospel?
So far, we have published over 2,000 opinion and analysis articles by authors who have good Biblical perspectives on relevant topics.
Repentance always involves something of a mystery. Thank God that He knows the hearts.
Self-protection is probably the main reason why Evangelicals appeared unable to see the fatality of a regime which was responsible for millions of deaths all over Europe, amongst them 6 million Jews.
Intellectuals warn that “the spread of censoriousness” is leading to an “intolerant climate”. Authors JK Rowling, Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood are among the signatories.
Is the UK government’s decision to allow ‘private prayer’ yet more evidence of rife religious illiteracy within the corridors of power?
The unsettled legacy of John Paul II one hundred years since his birth.
As the epidemic rages in Europe, let us not forget that worldwide inequalities mean that some countries will be more affected than others.
If you have ever been at a sporting event at the beginning of a comeback, you will know the power of hope to transform a situation and spread rapidly through a group of people.
We should be able to recognise the dangers that lurk alongside those in Christian service – and not make the mistake of thinking that we are immune from them.
Spanish psychiatrist and author, Pablo Martínez, analyses how individualism, existential emptiness and intolerance to suffering, have become some of the main charasteristics of our society.
Roman Catholicism is built on the conviction that its system is capable of keeping together its unchangeable Roman identity and its ever-increasing Catholicity.
The words of the president of the Italian Bishops Conference, Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, show that evangelicals are often brought into play both from the right and from the left.