What does the text say? What does the text mean? What should the text stir? This is the Bible study process.
A pastor and theology student analyses in a research paper the health of Spanish evangelical churches and their leadership regarding spiritual abuse.
A report shows that Australians have a good perception of Christians and are willing to have spiritual conversations, but also see Christianity as a bad influence in some areas.
According to a major survey, evangelicals are 37% of the population, Roman Catholics, 33%. 29% said they are unaffiliated believers and 1% identify as non-believers.
A study shows that a majority of Dutch people think it is important that certain conditions are met before a legal gender change.
A survey interviewed 25,000 teenagers in 26 countries. “It’s rare that teens think poorly of Jesus. The global impression of Jesus is that he is trustworthy, generous, wise, peaceful”, the authors say.
The Dutch Bible Society releases a study on the meaning, reading habits and impact of the Bible in the Netherlands.
A study shows that 26% of pastors have personally struggled with mental issues. Most leaders talk about mental health at church and feel equipped to provide help.
Every Psalm points to God’s character, which is an excellent focus for your heart.
The State of the Bible report highlights cultural trends in the United States regarding faith and the Bible.
A Barna study shows that 85% of the pastors believe missions is a mandate for all Christians, while the majority of the churchgoers (51%) said missions is a calling just for some.
There are many Bible stories that the young people might be aware of around the themes that emerge from the film ‘CODA’.
“Churches can help children with prayer, counseling and spiritual care”, say the World Evangelical Alliance and the Christian association World Without Orphans.
A report compares suicide rates in countries where euthanasia is legal, with those where it is not. “Legalizing euthanasia will not help prevent suicide”, it says.
Not only should a preacher use good hermeneutics in the study, but they should exemplify good hermeneutics in the presentation.
A study of the University of Rio de Janeiro stresses that "a critical reading is needed" to face the circulation of false information in the digital media.
A 2022 report by the Center for the Study of Global Christianity shows that Pentecostals are the fastest growing Christian denomination worldwide.
A new survey shows that “the vast majority of US evangelicals are largely satisfied with their church”. Outreach and in-depth teaching are the weakest of the 14 areas surveyed.
They fear being excluded and losing job opportunities, a research among members of ethnic and religious minorities in Norway shows.
Preaching is not simply study a passage, write a message and deliver it. We need to be meticulous in our study, but selective in our sermon.
A lot of ministry happens on fairly short notice. The weekly rhythm keeps ticking like a metronome, and it tends to get interrupted by emergencies.
Talking about mental health with young people through a glimpse into the early life of of a well-known TV presenter and his struggles with mental health as a teenager.
Here’s my seven ‘top tips’ to help us help our family to improve our overall mental health afther the lockdowns.
This section aims to suggest areas in which we may ask questions about the life of a biographical subject, and some mistakes to avoid in the study of lives. By Jacob Dunn.
We have shifted from authorities being respected, to not being respected, to being distrusted and even opposed.
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