In God’s team there is incomparable happiness, joy, triumph, and beauty, but there are also a lot of tears.
God’s pattern is for suffering now to be followed by glory later. It was true for Jesus, for Peter’s readers then, and it is true for Peter’s readers now.
The Holy Spirit can help us acknowledge and process our emotions, seek support from God and others, and find hope and strength in God’s promises.
In Berlin, an exhibition shows death up close and personal. It’s certainly not for everyone, but still a fascinating experience.
“Humanity lies in refusing to give in to demographic, lobbyist or economic pressures that call for facilitating early death", says the National Council of Evangelicals in France.
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”.
Professor John Wyatt gives a perspective as a Christian bioethics experts on issues that are provoking a huge socio-political debate in Europe. An interview ahead of his participation in the "Jornadas de Bioética" conference in Spain, December 2022.
This isn’t anything to do with the war, other than that the number of ‘inmates’ has increased. This is the legacy of the old soviet system. We have to do something.
In the Spanish city of Zaragoza, national and international speakers addressed the trends in Europe around the question of human identity.
A report shows that there were 2,699 deaths from euthanasia in 2021, an increase of 10.39%. Most of them were performed at home to patients over 70.
Over 800 women participated in person and the conference was also available online.
Christmas has a profound relevance for everyone but especially for those who are going through times of suffering and crisis.
“The devotions in this book were written in times of depression, heartbreak and pain; but they point to a trustworthy Saviour”, says Philippa Ruth Wilson, author of ‘A Certain Brightness’.
The pastor of a church heavily damaged in the Beirut explosion one year ago: “Neither explosion, pandemic, economic collapse, nor revolution can separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord”.
We can learn some basic principles that will be helpful to us as we step out into our new world with the message of Jesus today from Acts 13-14.
As India is in the grip of a devastating second wave, Calvary Temple Church's building in Hyderabad has been converted into a 300 bed Covid Care Centre.
As Christians we certainly do have a vision about future peace. We believe in the “Prince of Peace”, the one who is forming a people for Himself out of all the nations.
The road may be long, healing will not be quick. But then comes the encouragement to wait on God, listen to Him, and learn to trust Him again.
Finny Philip, an evangelical leader in Northern India, describes how the Covid-19 crisis is affecting churches. He shares 7 specific prayer requests.
“We are Zoomed out, home-schooled out – restrictions extended. And those we love die, unattended”. A spoken word by Phil Knox of the Evangelical Alliance UK.
With no visitors allowed, we found ourselves ‘being church’, filling the gap where other clergy from the community were unable to visit their church members. By Katie McClure.
Let us not forget the future hope and comfort that enabling people to die well will bring.
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.
“No one should wish to die due to lack of palliative care”, Spanish health workers say, while they denounce their “defencelessness”.
The Parliament passes the law with a majority of 198 votes. Dozens protested outside. Spain becomes the fourth European country and the sixth in the world to approve euthanasia.