Over 70 business people and entrepreneurs gathered under the theme “leaders who serve, servants who lead”.
Whatever gifting one has, it is important to be a good steward of that gifting. We should “fan into flame” what God has put in us.
The cross became a symbol of healing, hope and resurrection for Europeans from east to west.
It is relatively easy to achieve one of the three, but a response that speaks to the true influence of lives transformed by Jesus should touch all three.
Through special services and charity events, evangelicals in Latin America commemorate the death and, above all, the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The uncertain times for European society call for a rapid shift in our collective perception from its reactionary mode.
The Spanish Brethren Assemblies held a national meeting in Madrid, with a strong call to be passionate about Jesus and his mission.
Spanish preacher and author Itiel Arroyo: “There is passion wasted in Netflix marathons, playing video games... But God created us for something more transcendent than that”.
A modern live musical with current pop songs that tells the Easter story was performed in the centre of the German city of Essen and broadcast nationwide on TV.
The Swiss Evangelical Alliance invites churches “to dedicate a Sunday service to reflect on children in need", under the theme ‘To leave no child behind’.
Over 1,400 people have died in Haiti earthquake and hundreds are still missing. Christian organisations say their staff are safe but the situation is very worrisome.
Seek to speak from God’s heart to theirs: sensitively, passionately, directly, and clearly.
There are some aspects of our preaching that may be more reflective of our culture than we realize.
As technologically simulated relationships become ever more realistic and superficially convincing, we must be aware of the risk that the simulacrum will exert a seductive appeal to our hearts.
Analysis of the five paradoxes in preaching by John Stott.
Let’s resist being caught up in polarising narratives and instead adopt the Samaritan strategy: see others through God’s eyes.
Finding the balance between safety and compassion.
More than 12,000 people on the streets of Dordrecht and 2.3 million television viewers followed a contextualised recount of Jesus’ suffering, death and resurrection.
“Be more intentional with your shopping choices, slow down your consumption, choose contentment, practise gratitude and be generous”, are some of the advices of Baptist World Aid Australia.
The risky diving rescue operation spread over three days. One of the boys is a Christian. “It’s the love that God gives to our family”, said his parents after the rescue.
Jim Caviezel will reprise the role of Jesus. The film may not be released until late 2019 or early 2020.
In search of authenticity (4): Schaeffer was looking for the human contact that might reopen the discussion that the debate had closed.
Compassion should always be our over-riding motivation, and we should always offer people a way out of their situation; otherwise our words are only condemnation.
Government restrictions force Compassion to leave the country. Hundreds of “churches that are passionate about caring for children will still be there” for the 145,000 sponsored children, says the NGO Director in Italy, Silvio Galvano.
At least 2 people died in Haiti and 4 in the Dominican Republic, thousands displaced. Christian charities are working in Haiti. Two million people urged to evacuate in several US states.